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Karen F. Mattocks, MD
SPECIALTY(s)
Geriatric Medicine
Board Certified
American Board of Family Medicine
Education
University of North Carolina
Residency
Palmetto Health USC School of Medicine
Fellowship
Palmetto Health USC School of Medicine

Karen F. Mattocks, MD, received her medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill and completed her residency at Palmetto Health Richland. She completed a fellowship in geriatrics at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine/Palmetto Health Richland and is board certified in family medicine. Dr. Mattocks joined Senior Primary Care Practice as a full-time clinician in October 2009. She was previously employed by Palmetto Senior Care from 1998-2006. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the USC School of Medicine. She was the first geriatric fellow to graduate from Palmetto Health/USC SOM Geriatric Fellowship Program in 1998. It is her desire as a geriatrician to help her patients experience healthy aging and a fulfilling and satisfying quality of life. Patient education empowerment is important to her and working together with the patients to optimize their health. In Dr. Mattock's spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, crochetting, reading books and listening to music.