Karen Vrchota MD graduated from Richfield High School in 1974.
B.S.cum laude in Life Science and Health Applications at University of Minnesota in Minneapolis in 1980
University of Minnesota School of Medicine in 1985.
Completed 3 year residency in Family Medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center, 1985-1988.
Completed 2 year Fellowship in Acupuncture and Pain Management at Hennepin County Medical Center 1990.
Board Certification in Family Medicine since 1988 and Holistic Medicine in 2003.
Memberships include: American Academy of Family Practice, American Holistic Medical Association, and American Academy of Environmental Medicine