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Karen Yax, NP

Thompson Health Family Practice Honeoye

  • BA in History/Education, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, 1984
  • BS in Nursing, Summa Cum Laude, Saint John Fisher College, Rochester, NY, 1994
  • MS in Nursing, With Distinction, Saint John Fisher College, Rochester, NY, 1997
  • Staff Nurse, Emergency Center, St. Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, NY, 1994-1997.
  • Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Department, IRA Davenport Memorial Hospital, Bath, NY, 1997-1998.
  • Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Center, St. Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, NY, 1998-1999.
  • Nurse Practitioner, LeRoy Family Medical Care, LeRoy, NY, 1999-2000.
  • Nurse Practitioner, Honeoye Family Practice, Honeoye, NY, 2000-present.
  • Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Registered Professional Nurse.

While all Thompson Health primary care locations welcome members of the LGBT community, Nurse Practitioner Karen Yax of Thompson Health’s Honeoye Family Practice is the provider of choice for many LGBT patients.

Yax has done extensive work with regard to LGBT issues, advocates for related causes through her church and also marches each year in the Pride parade.

Karen was raised in Penfield and currently resides in Canadice.  She is married and has two children.  Aside from her professional endeavors she enjoys most sports (as a participant or spectator), reading and craft work.

Office Phone:
585-229-2215

Karen Yax, FNP
Karen Yax