Karen C. Dantin, MD

Family Medicine
15049 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70819 Get Directions
Karen C. Dantin, MD
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Annual Membership Fee

450.00 every 3 months
900.00 every 6 months
1,800.00 each year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I have always wanted my patients to feel as if they are visiting family or friends; not as a stranger in a clinical setting. A comfortable environment encourages exploring options – your own, or suggestions offered. Part of my job is assisting patients to recognize that exceptional health is a journey – initiated by genetics. The ultimate path is determined by lifestyle choices and daily habits. I feel privileged to aid patients on their journey. Coaching those truly vested in improving or maintaining heath is what I love to do.

My Civilian and Navy medical training, in what I call "traditional Western medicine,” has provided a solid base on which to add and expand both holistic and Western knowledge. I strive for a balance between the two, while working within the conditions of patients’ desires and actions to “be all you can be.” I have learned that treating symptoms without addressing the underlying causes is not the way to true healing. Seeking and resolving root imbalances is the goal - the road to success.

My new MDVIP-affiliated practice model is an amazing venue for patients to experience treatment the way that they truly deserve. It brings back the “family physician” concept of Marcus Welby, a friend you can trust and confide in. Over the last 30 years, my practice has evolved to both empower and encourage patients. Combine that strength with time and personalization and add the benefits of cutting edge medicine technology, what could be better?

Dr. Dantin's Credentials

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Naval Regional Medical Center
Pensacola, FL
Family Medicine 1987-1990

University Medical Center
Lafayette, LA

Medical School:
Louisiana State University Medical School
Shreveport, LA
Doctorate of Medicine 1984

Nicholls State University
Thibodaux, LA
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry 1979

American Board of Family Medicine
Baton Rouge General
American College for Advancement in Medicine
American Academy of Family Physicians
Captain (Retired) United States Navy 2007
Reactivated in 2003 for Iraqi Freedom
Medical Support, United States Navy, Reserve Duty 1992-2007
United States Navy, Active Duty 1985-1992

Testimonials from patients of Dr. Dantin

from Teresa in LA April 4, 2024 for Karen C. Dantin, MD
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When my doctor Dr. Karen Dantin, first, announced that she was going to join MDVIP, I asked my husband to come with me for the informational presentation. I did not disclose that I was going to have to pay extra for this service because I did not think he would approve the extra money out of our budget. He came, listened, and when the presentation was over the Dr. asked if anyone had any… See more

from Anna in LA February 19, 2024 for Karen C. Dantin, MD

Karen Dantin is a doctor who shows her emotional attachment to her patients. She takes her time and explains everything as well as giving the patient plenty of time to ask questions. She is on a first name basis with all of her patients and her staff is really friendly and caring. We love her. She is the best doc ever!

from Marcela in LA January 31, 2024 for Karen C. Dantin, MD

I don’t have enough words to praise Dr Dantin as doctor and a human being. Coming from a foreign country and finding Dr Dantin as my primary doctor has been one of the best things that has happened to me in these 17 years living in Baton Rouge. Not only is she an efficient, studious and well versed professional but as a person she is warm and compassionate. She not only treats her patients as… See more

from Joseph in LA January 29, 2024 for Karen C. Dantin, MD

Thank you MDVIP for this opportunity to express my appreciation to Dr Karen Dantin for the over 25 years of loving care she has given my family and me. Thank you especially for taking care of my mother. She thought the world of you and it meant more to me than you can imagine to know she was in such capable, compassionate hands. And...... #Thank you for making my life's journey so much better… See more

from Ann in LA January 18, 2024 for Karen C. Dantin, MD

When I first found Dr. Karen Dantin, my regular doctors were only treating symptoms. I had 7 prescriptions yet I still felt constantly fatigued, mentally cloudy, depressed and couldn't shed the extra pounds. After enrolling, Dr Dantin took a plethora of blood work, pulled my old records and I completed did the "Annual Screening" full assessment. I returned and together we reviewed my results… See more

from Ann in LA March 12, 2020 for Karen C. Dantin, MD

Dr. Dantin took me into the MDVIP program and actually listed to all my symptoms. After seeing that many symptoms fit medical issues other doctors said weren't issues, she tested more in depth. Because she was willing to look further and delve into problems that were harder to see, she has helped me repair my system so that I only take 1 prescription now and the amount has been lowered… See more

from Marcela in LA March 10, 2020 for Karen C. Dantin, MD

Dr Dantin is an excellent doctor. As a patient each time I go see her she is attentive and personable. She does not rush to get to the next patient. On the contrary she will give all of her time and answer questions I might have. Through this message I want to express my appreciation to Dr Dantin for her interest and passion in teaching me how to become healthy and how to prevent diseases… See more

from Mark in LA March 15, 2018 for Karen C. Dantin, MD

Doc is the most down to earth doctor I have ever seen. She has the best bedside manners I have ever experienced with a doctor. I feel like I can talk with her about anything going on in my life and she doesnt judge me. I dont have a lot of money but I will spend every penny I have to remain a patient of hers. I would be lost without her.

from Susan in LA March 4, 2018 for Karen C. Dantin, MD
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Dr. Dantin.. I am so honored to be a patient of yours! You've always been so caring and concerned about my health. Being able to talk to you not only as my doctor, but as a great friend means so much to me! I really appreciate you more than you know. Thank you for the seninars you do as well(as they're so helpful and informative)! God Bless You Always!

The holiday season is a busy and often stressful time of year. To deal with holiday stress, we eat. If we eat too much and gain weight, we stress. It's a vicious cycle, but MDVIP affiliate Dr. Karen Dantin of Baton Rouge offers five helpful tips on how people can break it.