DIXFIELD – Karen Kutchera, a certified family nurse practitioner, has joined Elsemore Dixfield Center to provide health care services. A graduate of Loyola University in New Orleans with a bachelor of nursing degree, Kutchera earned her master of science in nursing-family nurse practitioner degree at Westminster College of Salt Lake City.

She has recently been serving with CA Dean Hospital/Northwoods Health Care in Greenville. She has worked as a nurse practitioner in several clinics around the country, but she has enjoyed Maine so much that she decided to settle here.

Although she is accepting patients of all ages, Kutchera is particularly interested in preventive health care, women’s health and chronic disease management.

When she isn’t seeing patients, Kutchera enjoys hiking, kayaking, skiing, knitting and yoga.

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