Karen Schiffer, APRN
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Karen Schiffer, PA-C - Breast Surgery

Orlando Health Cancer Institute - Downtown

Address: 1400 S. Orange Ave.
Orlando, FL 32806

Call: (321) 843-8370


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Karen Burkli Schiffer is a certified physician assistant (PA-C) at the Orlando Health Cancer Institute Breast Diagnostic Clinic. She has been a practicing physician assistant in Florida since 2010 and caring for cancer patients since 2013.

As a member of the clinic team, she:

  • Provides patient counseling
  • Manages patients’ side effects from radiation treatment
  • Evaluates cancer genetic results
  • Collaborates with and refers to other specialists
  • Coordinates procedures and care plans
  • Educates patients about prescribed therapies

Karen’s Training

Karen earned a master of physician assistant studies degree (MPAS) from the University of Nebraska in Omaha. She received her bachelor’s degree in health science from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, and her physician assistant degree (PA-C) from Miami Dade College.

About Karen

Karen has experience in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, including at the University of Miami – Sylvester Cancer Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami and the Miami Cancer Institute. Fluent in both English and Spanish, she is certified as a physician assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Academic Information

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Medical Education

Miami Dade College/University of Nebraska Medical Center


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