Karen Dalton, M.D.

Department Chair, Internal Medicine

Born in Syracuse, NY, Dr. Karen Dalton grew up outside of Buffalo, NY, attended Lafayette College in Easton, PA, then The University of Buffalo School of Medicine, graduating in 1987. She then completed 4 years of training in Primary Care Internal Medicine in Buffalo, got married and began her journey of discovering her true calling in life.

She converted to the Catholic faith in 1993 when living in Chicago. She felt called to change to focus of her career in 2011 after moving to Rochester, NY and reading about the Pope (now Saint) Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction in Omaha, NE, from which she received certification in 2013 to become a NaproTechnology Medical Consultant. She then served as the Director of the Gianna Syracuse Center for Women’s Health and Fertility, concomitantly practicing Primary Care Medicine in the inner city of Rochester in a practice affiliated with a pregnancy resource center.

Currently, she continues practicing Primary Care telemedicine, including urgent care issues, general wellness evaluations and NaproTechnology. She is certified by the American Academy of FertilityCare Professionals and the American Board of Internal Medicine.

She and her husband have 3 grown children.