Karen is a 1994 graduate of the University of Florida. Karen's clinical background includes long term care, pediatric rehab, and specialized training in outpatient orthopedic therapy, sports medicine, chronic pain management and women's health. Her special interests include the McKenzie approach for spinal rehab, muscle energy techniques, manual therapy including myofascial release techniques, and nutrition education and diabetes self management techniques. Karen joined McLeod in 2009.
McLeod Pediatric Associates of Florence
204 East Cheves Street
Florence, SC 29506
Dr. Hill is Pediatrician with McLeod Pediatric Associates. She joined the McLeod Foundation Board as a Trustee in 2012 and serves on the Grants Committee. She is a member of McLeod Angels and “Women in Philanthropy.” She is very involved in various committees with her church and enjoys gardening and traveling. She is married to Sam, and they have two children.
Education: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Carolina Campus
Hometown: North Myrtle Beach, SC
Hobbies/Interests: Reading - anything from medical texts to fiction/mysteries and spending time with my family
Why I Chose McLeod: I trained here as a medical student and really enjoyed working with everyone. It's also very close to home for me so I can see my family often. I lived in Florence for four years in college and consider it a home away for home - so it's great to be back in the area.
Pharm.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA
PGY1 Residency at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, TN and PGY2 Residency in Internal Medicine at West Virginia University Hospital in Morgantown, WV
Internal Medicine, Trauma, Biostatistics
Preceptor for Internal Medicine rotation
Katie graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences followed by a Master of Occupational Therapy in 2009. Prior to coming to McLeod, Katie worked with pediatric rehabilitation. She completed a Lymphedema Certification with the Academy of Lymphatic Studies in 2012. Katie is also pursuing STAR certification, specializing in oncology rehabilitation. She joined McLeod Rehabilitation Services in 2012.
Director of Occupational Health Services
Nurse Emergency and Acute care experience
Disease management experience