Karen Seetal-Kihei, APRN

Karen Seetal-Kihei

Karen Seetal-Kihei, APRN

Karen is originally from the beautiful twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Born of a nurse as she watched her mother put on her uniform for work, she was intrigued by caring for patients at a very young age. The impressionable image of her mother was forever etched into her destiny to become a health care provider. Karen attended elementary, junior high, and high school in Miami, Florida. After graduating from Coral Gables Senior High School she attended Florida International University where she became a Baptist Scholar and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

The foundation of her nursing career spawned from ortho/neuro/medical surgical nursing, antepartum, postpartum and new born nursery where she served as a mentor and preceptor to nurses. Then there was a yearning for more and to make a difference with a higher order of practice. After 5 years at the bedside and spending the latter years in maternal nursing Karen wanted to make a difference in women’s health. Karen attended graduate school at Florida International University where she graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing and became Nurse Practitioner in Adult Health.

Upon graduating as a nurse practitioner she became a nursing school instructor. Soon after she had the honor and opportunity to help create and open a new department of its kind under the Center for Women’s and Infants service-line, The South Miami Hospital Fibroid Center. A unique center that offers multi disciplinary consultation for women suffering from uterine fibroids. Here Karen spent 8 years where she became skilled in advanced women’s health and also gained experience in urodymanic testing with interpretation. Karen’s dedication, passion towards her patients and thirst for knowledge continues to live on. As faith would have it, as of the fall of 2018 Karen is proud to join the South Miami Women’s Health practice.

Karen utterly and completely enjoys spending time with her husband Benjamin and their two sons.

Patient Feedback

I have been with this office for over 30 years. Dr. Edward Phillips will always have my respect. Well respected physician and staff, with a heart of gold!

Mavia C.

Friendly, courteous staff, very attentive and caring about their patients. Definitely, would recommend to family and friends.

Becky R.

I have been going to Dr Edward Phillips for over 20 years . He is brilliant, takes the time with you and the staff give service excellence especially Ana Bueno. My daughters go too.

Rita N.

Love all three doctors- Drs Acevedo, Venditto and Roca! Always a great experience. They are so personable and caring. Dr Acevedo and Dr Venditto delivered my son in Dec 2019- couldn’t ask for better! Highly recommend this team of doctors.

Lori A.

I always enjoy going to Dr Petersen. He is very professional and gives you all the information. I love his kind staff Mari is just exceptional. Nice friendly helpful amazing overall!

Gloria L.

Dr. Joyce Miller is one of the best physicians I’ve seen in my life. I feel at ease & confident in her care & advice. Her graceful empathy makes me feel I can get through & recover from any condition I face.

M. Chavez

This was my first time at this doctors office which can be a little nerve wracking at times. The staff was very friendly and very punctual. The doctor took his time to speak with me and made me feel at ease! They worked quickly yet thoroughly.

Natalie D.

I've been a patient for the past 36 years with the same doctor. I highly recommend all doctors and staff very professional. All very nice and concerned about their patients health care.

Bissis V.

I love this office! Everything is very clean and everyone is incredibly polite. I work with the doctors in the hospital personally and I can tell you that everyone in this office is top notch and has excellent bedside manner. No one else I would rather have take care of me and it’s always a pleasure delivering babies with them

Danae P.

This office is amazing. The doctor is very professional knowledgeable and take the time to explaining every concerns and medical question. I certainly recommend this doctor for every one looking for an excellent doctor

Estela A.

Fabulous team! Very knowledgeable and caring group of doctors. As a medical professional myself I feel very comfortable entrusting my health care needs with them.

Arelys R.

This place is phenomenal the doctors and the nurses and the staff are all wonderful. I’ve been seeing Dr. Phillips since I was 16 years old and now I am 51 he delivered my son and my mother was a patient of his as well.

Arlene P.

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