Dr. Karen Slack is a graduate of Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia, where she received her Medical Degree in 1984. Her internship was with the Pediatric Department at Michael Reese Hospital, her Anesthesia Residency at Cook County Hospital, and her Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship at Children‘s Memorial Hospital, all in Chicago.
Dr. Slack brings 30 years of anesthesia experience to PDAA. Upon completion of her fellowship in 1990, she joined the USF Anesthesia Department at Tampa General Hospital as a Pediatric Anesthesiologist and an associate professor. Since 1993, Dr. Slack has been working as a Pediatric Anesthesiologist at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa.
Dr. Slack enjoys her huge Colombian family, extensive and eclectic friendships, photography with over 300,000 photos on her server, travel, boating, and continuous life-long learning.