Karen Halpert, MD

Assistant Professor

UNC Health Provider

UNC Health providers are employed by an organization within UNC Health.

Specialties

Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Primary Care
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location Information

UNC Urgent Care at The Family Medicine Center
590 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
US
On Public Transportation, Handicap Accessible
Phone:
Fax:
(919) 966-6126

Hours

Day of the WeekHours
Monday8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sunday12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

About the Provider

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Primary Care

Provider Details

Type: Clinician
Gender: Female

About Karen Halpert, MD

I chose to become a doctor because I love caring for individuals and helping them maximize their life and health. The physician-patient relationship is especially unique and I wanted to be a source of support, motivation and healing for others. My goal is to help all patients maximize their quality of life and live life to their fullest. I strive to focus on the person and understand the various issues that affect ones health. Everyone comes f...
I chose to become a doctor because I love caring for individuals and helping them maximize their life and health. The physician-patient relationship is especially unique and I wanted to be a source of support, motivation and healing for others. My goal is to help all patients maximize their quality of life and live life to their fullest. I strive to focus on the person and understand the various issues that affect ones health. Everyone comes from different backgrounds and my hope is to understand the individual and how we, as a team, can navigate to improve their health. Outside of the office, I love to bake, exercise and spend time with my family.

UNC Health Affiliations

  • UNC Hospitals
  • UNC Physicians Network
  • UNC Health Chatham

Languages

  • English

Medical School

  • University of Florida, 2007 - 2011

Residency

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011 - 2014
  • Area: Family Medicine

Fellowship

  • Harvard University, 2014 - 2015
  • Area: Geriatrics

Certifications

  • Family Medicine, Board Certified, 2014
  • Family Medicine-Geriatric Medicine, Board Certified

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Commercial Plans (Other than Aetna Whole Health)
  • Aetna Whole Health (Tier 2)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plans (Other than Aetna Prime HMO)
  • AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina Medicaid
  • BCBSNC Commercial Plans
  • North Carolina State Employees Health Benefit Plan (Active employees)
  • BCBSNC Blue Home with UNC Health Alliance
  • BCBSNC Medicare Advantage (Other than Experience Health)
  • Healthy Blue Medicaid
  • Carolina Complete Health Medicaid (Centene)
  • Cigna Commercial Plans (Other than Cigna Connect)
  • Cigna Secure Medicare Advantage
  • Contigo Health Plan (WakeMed employees only)
  • Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Humana Medicare Private Fee-for-Service
  • North Carolina State Employee Health Benefit Plan (Medicare Advantage for retirees)
  • Liberty Advantage Medicare Advantage
  • MedCost PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Commercial Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage
  • UnitedHealthcare Exchange (ACA) Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan Medicaid
  • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
  • WellCare of North Carolina Medicaid
* Coverage for certain behavioral health, Medicare and commercial plans as well as TriCare varies across UNC Health entities. Please call prior to your visit to determine coverage.
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