Raleigh Office

(919) 872-0250

Garner Office

(919) 779-6423

After Hours

(919) 831-5394

Karen Kartheiser, M.D., F.A.A.P.

RP Raleigh 029

Dr. Kartheiser grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota and received her B.S. degree from the College of Saint Benedict. After graduating from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine, she completed her pediatric residency training at the University of North Carolina. During her training she received awards for excellence in general pediatrics and as the outstanding pediatric resident at Wake Medical Center. Dr. Kartheiser joined Raleigh Pediatric Associates, P.A. in July, 1989. She and her husband, Dr. Thomas Schaaf, have one son, T.J. and enjoy outdoor activities, bicycling and family time.

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If your child is currently a patient of Raleigh Pediatrics and is covered by Medicaid or NC Healthchoice, please read this information. In November 2019, NC Medicaid and NC Healthchoice are moving to “Medicaid Managed Care.”  This means, instead of the state managing your healthcare read more
Dear RPA Families: With a heavy heart, I announce my departure from Raleigh Pediatrics at the end of July.  For 18 years I have been blessed to partner with you to care for your family.  I have enjoyed watching your children grow and watching you, as parents, gain confidence in your read more
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