Dr. Karen Meyer, DO

Dr. Karen Meyer, DO

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Karen Meyer, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Traverse City, MI and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med in 1997 and specializes in pain medicine, rehabilitation, and more.

901 W Front St Unit B

Traverse City, MI 49684

Contact Information

(231) 947-5071

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Meyer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Meyer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

67  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

1 Sanction
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (3/7/2015)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Meyer, Karen Lynn DO: License d5101013561: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician Failed to Meet Continuing Education Requirements. ACTION TAKEN: The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Care Services has issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s license, imposed a FINE and placed the physician’s license on PROBATION.
    State: Michigan
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Univ Of Michigan Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Meyer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Meyer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Meyer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Meyer to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Meyer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

It appears that some of the recent patient reviews don't understand the horrendous federal regulations that a pain doctor has to abide by. It is amazing that any doctor would want to specialize in pain management. Dr. Meyer has in large part, eliminated years of pain endured by my 85 year old...more
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She fired me because I missed ONE appointment. I guess it didn't matter that I had a head injury and had just returned to work. My forget fullness is part of my disability. I thought she cared about me as a person and I was wrong. I was with her for 3 years post car accident. I do not recommend.
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Even written proof and witnesses she will believe one false accusation that is not substantiated in order to protect herself at the expense of the patient. When closing clinic others got 3 mth of prescriptions except for accusation I received only two mths of prescriptions. Doubtful another pain...more
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