“I partner with my patients and work with them to develop an individualized treatment plan based on their specific needs. My focus is patient-first, and my goal is always optimal health for my patients. I believe trust and honesty are key elements in the patient-physician relationship, and I work closely with my patients to keep them well.”

Board Certification

  • Nurse Practitioner

Area of Expertise

  • Pediatrics


Graduate School

University of Maryland
Nurse Practitioner
Baltimore, MD

Undergraduate School

University of Maryland
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Baltimore, MD

Hospital Affiliated With

Meritus Medical Center

Professional Association

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)


Karen Barb, NP is passionate about Pediatrics and working closely with her patients across the Hagerstown-area to help them achieve their optimal health. Ms. Barb received both her BSN and NP degrees from the University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD.