Michelle Longa Karpin, NP

Women's Health

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Tenet Health Central Coast Primary and Specialty Care Obstetrics/Gynecology
35 Casa St.
Suite 220
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Phone: (805) 595-1808
Fax: (805) 595-1815


  • University of California, San Francisco
    MS Nurse Midwifery

About the Provider:

Since 2006 Michelle has been serving the central coast community in various capacities such as a full scope midwife, a women’s health NP, and reproductive health clinician caring for women across the lifespan. Prior to becoming a clinician, Michelle served in the Peace Corps and had a career in education/social work. These experiences strongly influence her approach to patient care. She encourages women to actively participate in their own health care decisions. Communication, education and compassion are cornerstones of her practice.

Michelle is proficient in Spanish and has worked with monolingual patients throughout her career.

Special Interests:

  • Well woman whole health
  • Colposcopy
  • Biopsy
  • Contraception counseling
  • IUD and hormonal implant insertion and removal
  • Strategies for treating perimenopausal symptoms
  • Prenatal and postpartum care