November 24tht, 2003

Contact: †††† Jennifer Kurczek
††††† Community Relations Director

††††† (920)361-5481 or




Karen Fredrick returns to CHNís womenís health clinic serving the Berlin area


(BERLIN)- Specializing in the unique health needs of women, Karen Fredrick, womenís health nurse practitioner has rejoined the Community Health Network (CHN) Womenís Medical Services practice.


With a depth of knowledge and training, Fredrick will provide routine exams and acute care for women of all ages at CHN Womenís Medical Services Berlin Memorial Hospital and outreach locations. Appointments can be scheduled by calling CHN Womenís Medical Services at (920)361-5737 or 1-800-236-1283 ext 5737.


Having worked in the Fox Valley region the past 16 months, Fredrick Ė a Berlin native Ėis eager to return to CHN Womenís Medical Services, where she began her career in GYN nursing in 1995.


ďBeing in a familiar setting and working with the providers Iíve known for years is really an ideal fit for my patient care goals as nurse practitioner. Iím excited about the opportunity to return to CHN where Iím more readily available to my Berlin area patients,Ē she said.


Fredrick earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and completed her certification as a nurse practitioner through a women's health program in the Milwaukee area. Prior to completing her nurse practitioner training, she served in various nursing management roles at CHN.

Nurse practitioner Fredrick joins Dr. Patrick Bruno in serving patients at CHN Women's Medical Services, which provides comprehensive female health services, including routine examinations, reproductive health, gynecological surgeries including laparascopic/endoscopic procedures; perimenopause/menopause; urogynecology and pelvic reconstruction; and bone densitometry scanning for osteoporosis.


CHN Women's Medical Services is a member of Community Health Network, which includes Berlin Memorial Hospital, CHN Home Care, CHN Rehabilitation and Occupational Health Juliette Manor, Juliette Terrace, Partners Family Pharmacy, and the CHN Medical Group, consisting of more than 110 primary and specialty care providers serving nearly 20 community clinics. More information on physician services is available on-line at or by calling the CHN Physician Finder at (920)361-5480.