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From farm girl to renowned robotic heart surgeon, meet NGHS’s newest member
Heart Surgeon Dr. Karen Gersch has joined the Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery and Georgia Heart Institute. - photo by Scott Rogers
As a self-described “country kid” who grew up riding horses, wearing cut-off jean shorts and canning snap peas on her family farm, a career in the highly specialized field of robotic heart surgery might have seemed improbable to those who knew Karen Gersch at the time.