Providers of Elite Pain Center
Meet the Providers
Dr.Patrick Karl, D.O.
Dr. Karl is originally from St. Paul, Minnesota. After graduating from the University of Minnesota with a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree, Dr. Karl attended medical school in Des Moines, IA. He trained in the Wake Forest Anesthesiology residency in Winston Salem, NC for four years. He then completed an interventional pain management fellowship at the Carolinas Pain Institute in Winston Salem, NC. He believes in a multidisciplinary approach to pain management. He started Magnolia Midlands Pain Management in2009 with the intention of bringing new approaches in pain management to an underserved area. His company was bought by an outside business in 2017, and Dr Karl briefly worked as an employee by this company. However, in September of 2018, Dr Karl reopened his own private practice again called Elite Pain Center.
Alana Waters, FNP-C
Alana Waters is a Family Nurse Practitioner with over 13 years of nursing experience. She is board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Alana began her career as a registered nurse in 2005 after graduating with honors from the Medical College of Georgia school of nursing. She obtained her masters degree in nursing from Georgia Southern University and completed her post-graduate certificate as a FNP from South University in Savannah, Georgia. Alana carries an extensive background in nursing education, public health, orthopedic postoperative care, and pediatrics and is enjoying the field of pain management alongside the Elite Pain Center team.