Karen Cherinka, CRNP

4.5 out of 5
Accepting New Patients

Karen Cherinka, CRNP

Family Medicine
Mount Nittany Physician Group
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3631 Penns Valley Road
Spring Mills, PA 16875

Provider Biography

“My philosophy of care centers on my desire to approach each patient encounter as a privilege. It is an opportunity to provide the best care possible and to give of myself in a compassionate and knowledgeable way,” says Karen.

Karen Cherinka received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Penn State Worthington Scranton, and her Master of Science in nursing form Graceland University in Missouri. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners.

In her spare time, Karen enjoys spending quality time with her four children, and serving her church by assisting with religious education for young children. When time allows, she also enjoys gardening, baking, and attending sporting events.


Undergraduate: Penn State Worthington Scranton, Masters: Graceland University

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Ratings & Reviews

The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

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Likelihood of recommending Care Provider
4.4 out of 5
42 ratings
Care Provider explanations of prob/condition
4.6 out of 5
43 ratings
Time Care Provider spent with patient
4.7 out of 5
32 ratings
Ease of scheduling appointments
4.4 out of 5
44 ratings

Recent Comments

"Karen Cherinka did a fabulous job with physically assessing me, as well as taking a thorough history. She was kind and concerned, and took her time."
"I felt rushed my concerns were dismissed felt like I was being treated like a 2 year old."
"Karen is THE BEST! She is the ONLY person at PVMC I Will deal with."
"*Karen was great!!!"
"All good."
"*Dr. Cherinka is excellent & made me feel comfortable & always takes the time to listen."