Karen Chaanine, DNP, FNP-C, CDP

Karen Chaanine, DNP, FNP-C, CDP

Interventional Pain Management

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner-Certified

Coastal Region

Morehead City – N 35th Street

A highly-trained certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Karen Chaanine earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and her Master of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner) from Maryville University in Missouri. Her undergraduate education included a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Winston-Salem State University, an Associate Degree in Science- Respiratory Therapy from Carteret Community College, and an Associate Degree of Nursing from Craven Community College.

Karen works with Dr. Garlon Campbell as part of the interventional pain management teams that specializes in the conservative treatment of patients with chronic pain, whether through injections or carefully monitored medication administration. She offers patients a holistic approach that includes evaluations and referrals for additional medical and mental health needs.

Covering nearly three decades, Karen’s vast experience ranges from serving as a nurse in numerous hospital settings, such as ICU/PACU, surgery and emergency departments, to extensive clinical experience in pediatrics, family medicine and OB/GYN.


  • Associates: Craven Community College- Nursing
    Carteret Community College- Respiratory Therapy
  • Undergraduate: Winston-Salem State University- BSN-RN
  • Graduate: Maryville University, MSN- Family Nurse Practitioner
    University of North Carolina Wilmington- DNP

Associations and Certifications

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Certified Dementia Practitioner
  • Basic Life Support
  • Advanced Care Life Support
  • Intravenous Moderate Sedation Competency
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner

Specialties & Services

EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

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They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

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