Anita D. Karnik, MD Phoenix VA Health Care System

Dr. Karnik is a board certified addiction psychiatrist who specializes in addiction medicine treatment within a multidisciplinary chronic pain setting. She is the program director for the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix Addiction Medicine Fellowship. Her areas of interest include assessing patients with opioid use disorder, educating patients on concepts of complex persistent opioid dependence, and addressing co-occurring psychiatric concerns in patients who struggle with chronic pain conditions. She is passionate in her care for veterans and in educating residents, fellows, and other healthcare professionals in addiction medicine.