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Assistant Professor, Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology

Dr. Karina Whelan’s practice is located at UNC Internal Medicine at Panther Creek in Cary.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty Areas: Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, General Medicine

Chronology: BS Cum Laude: Amherst College, 2008; MD: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2013; Resident: University of Michigan, 2013-2017; Assistant Professor: University of North Carolina, 2018-Present.

Dr. Whelan’s research and clinical interests include women’s health, resident wellness, and accessibility to care.

Personal Statement: I chose primary care because I value the lasting relationships I build with my patients. I believe in partnering with them to find care plans that meet their goals. My interests include women’s health, transition medicine and access to care. Outside of work I enjoy reading, spending time with family, hiking and cooking.

Recognitions and Honors:
07/2015 – NMPRA Travel Grant, National Med-Peds Resident Association
05/2015 – Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Southern Michigan Travel Award, SHM Southern MI Chapter
05/2013 – Glasgow Rubin Certificate of Commendation, American Women’s Medical Association



  • Phone Number

    984-215-6380 (Office Phone)

  • Address

    6715 McCrimmon Parkway

    Suite 300

    Chapel Hill, NC 27519