• About Karen Y. Mechanic, MD

    Dr. Karen Mechanic is a psychiatrist who specializes in the treatment of cancer-related emotional problems as director of psychiatry and assistant professor in the department of medicine at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA. She is an adjunct assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at Temple University. Dr. Mechanic developed Fox Chase’s stress management program and her research focuses on cancer-related stress and cancer-related cognitive disorders. She provides general and consultation liaison psychiatry for Fox Chase patients.