Karis was born and raised in Birmingham, AL. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Alabama. After a 6 year nursing career in the neonatal intensive care unit, she received her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Alabama. Karis is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the AANP. She enjoys seeing patients for prenatal/postpartum care and annual exams, as well as performing aesthetic procedures and IV therapy in our Medspa. Outside of work, Karis and her husband, Blake, stay busy with their 3 little boys. They enjoy spending time outside on the lake with family and are active members in their church.