Karen Platt, BSN, RN, ONC

Othopaedic Program Manager

Karen began her career 25 years ago in orthopaedic and neurosurgical nursing with an emphasis on patient and family education. She collaborates with all disciplines to enhance the quality of care and services delivered to orthopaedic patients.

Karen has supported the team through multiple Joint Commission surveys to maintain our Certification as a Center of Excellence in Hip and Knee Replacement and is leading the charge to achieve Advanced Joint Replacement Certification. Karen is experienced in facilitating improved quality outcomes for orthopaedic populations, most notably increasing early mobility and decreasing length of stay and skilled nursing facility utilization. 

Karen received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Saint Anselm College and certification in Orthopaedic Nursing. She is a former Nightingale award winner, which recognizes excellence in nursing.

Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at St. Vincent's Medical Center