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Karen Birling, PA-C, completed her education at Saint Marys College in Notre Dame, Indiana and Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.


Internal Medicine (Hospitalist)

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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Certifications NCCPA
Licenses Physician Assistant Certified (PA-C)
Education Saint Marys College, Notre Dame, IN
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

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About Physician Assistants (PA-Cs)

At UW Health, physician assistants work together on teams with physicians to provide direct medical care to patients of all ages across primary, specialty, hospital and long-term care settings. A physician assistant is an advanced practice provider (APP) with a bachelor's or master's degree. They have education, training and certification in a medical model of care that focuses on the diagnosis, management, prevention and treatment of common and complex medical conditions. They are licensed and board-certified to provide medical care with the supervision of a physician. Physician Assistants are also referred to as advanced practice providers (APPs) and PA-C (certified physician assistant).

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