Karen Dettmer, MD

Karen S. Dettmer, MD, FAAP

Dr. Dettmer was born in Delware and moved to Connecticut in elementary school. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri with a degree in Biology and then went on to medical school at the University of Missouri, Columbia. She completed her pediatric residency in 1997 from the University of Maryland Hospital after which she joined a private pediatric practice in Maryland for several years. In 2000, she moved back up to Connecticut to be closer to family joined Litchfield County Pediatrics. Dr. Dettmer is a board-certified fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a member of the AAP. She is routinely featured in Connecticut Magazine's "Top Docs" edition. Her medical interests include caring for children with complex medical needs. Her main hobby is baking, much to the delight of the entire office staff. Dr. Dettmer is married with two awesome children.