Karrie Knopf, PA-C, is an Evanston native and is dedicated to caring for residents of this community. She had ten years of experience as a registered nurse (RN) prior to becoming a certified physician assistant (PA-C) in 2000.
Karrie provides many of the same healthcare services a family physician offers, including performing wellness exams/annual physicals, ordering tests, diagnosing and treating illnesses, writing prescriptions, and helping patients manage their chronic conditions.
Physician Assistants have extensive education and training, obtaining a four-year degree before attending a three-year physician-assistant program, and performing 2,000 hours of clinical training. To become certified, physician assistants must pass a national certification exam every six years.
Karrie Knopf’s Education and Training:
- University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY – Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT – Physician Assistant Studies
- National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Getting to Know Karrie Knopf:
Karrie is married and enjoys skiing, cycling, backpacking, traveling, stand-up paddle boarding and surfing.