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Karen Sonnenthal, NP

Nurse Practitioner

Professional statement

Karen Sonnenthal is an attentive and caring nurse practitioner serving the community of Walnut Creek, CA. Ms. Sonnenthal attended Oregon Health and Science University, where she received her master’s in nursing. Ms. Sonnenthal is a part of John Muir Health Family Medicine Residency. She is a member of the California Association for Nurse Practitioners, the Northwest Clinical Research Center, and the Emergency Nurses Association. She gives each patient her focused attention, and she prides herself on delivering the best treatment available. She is dedicated to helping patients receive the treatment they need so they can enjoy a positive and fulfilling lifestyle. Ms. Sonnenthal is sensitive to the uniqueness of each patient's situation and adapts her consultations and treatment options appropriately to accommodate individual needs and concerns. Patients trust her expertise because she consistently provides high-quality care that leads to positive and lasting health outcomes.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Altius (Coventry Health Care)
  • American Republic Insurance Company

Specialties

  • Nurse Practitioner

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Education and training

  • Oregon Health & Science University, Master's in Nursing
  • Oregon Health & Science University (Bachelor's)
  • University of Oregon (Bachelor's)

Professional memberships

  • California Association for Nurse Practitioners
  • Northwest Clinical Research Center
  • Emergency Nurses Association

Awards and publications

  • Sonnenthal, K. (1997). Temperature patterns in pediatric intensive care patients. Master Thesis, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR.
  • Goldstein, B., Sonnenthal, K. , & Kimberly, B. (1997). Uncoupling of the autonomic and cardiovascular systems in acute brain injury. Critical Cake (1), (suppl,) (Abstract). Poster presented at the Educational and Scientific Symposium for the Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Diego, CA.
  • Goldstein, B., Peng, C.R., Sonnenthal, K, Kimberly, & Goldberger, AL. (1996). (suppl.). Detrended fluctuation analysis in acute brain injury: Evidence for breakdown of long-range correlation behavior in beat-to-beat fluctuations of heart rate, Paper presented at the American Academy of pediatrics Annual Meeting, Section on Critical Care, Boston, MA.

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1942229463

Office locations

John Muir Health - Walnut Creek Family Medicine

John Muir Health

1450 Treat Blvd, #120B

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

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She is truly great and I will be going back to see her long term. Highly recommend her
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Great!! See is a god like person.
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Karen is a very thorough NP. She pays attention to detail, has excellent bedside manners & is professional.
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Thorough, professional and with genuine interest. Every member of my family sees her. Highly recommended.
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Always feel like I'm taken care of.
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Very thorough. Karen listened intently. I did not feel rushed. She answered all my questions & thought of concerns I did not consider, which I felt was insightfull.
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It was excellent, informative and helpful. Karen is a fantastic care provider.
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Karen is very thorough & looks at all possibilities of the problem I am having. She is makes me feel comfortable to ask anything.
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