Meet the Providers

Karen King


Dr. Karen Pilgrim-King

Dr. King is a board certified physician with over 20 years of pediatric experience. She obtained her medical degree from Columbia University of Physicians and Surgeons and completed her pediatric residency training at New York University (NYU). She earned a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Biology from the University of New York at Binghamton. She has served as a speaker for the American Lung Association and has a special interest in Asthma, Allergy and Adolescent care.

Being a pediatrician has been a life long dream since the age of nine and she has enjoyed the privilege of caring for your children.  She prides herself on striving to provide quality care that is based on current medical evidence.  She is on on staff at Cook Children’s Hospital and Medical Center of Arlington.





Jan Jorge


Jan Jorge, CPNP

In an effort to continue providing quality care, join us in welcoming Jan Jorge, CPNP whose reputation as an outstanding pediatric clinician is endorsed by our own Tammy Bradford.  Jan has been a pediatric nurse practitioner for 25 years. She received her BSN from the University of Texas at El Paso, her MSN degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She has extensive experience providing well and sick care – her expertise stems from 11 years in pediatric primary care practice in Lewisville, where she performed sick and well child exams as well as ADHD evaluations and management. She then worked 12.5 years in a Pediatric Pulmonary Practice in Dallas, managing children with chronic lung disease, former premature infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia with oxygen requirements, asthma, and children with special needs. She has spent the last year working for Medical City Children’s Urgent Care managing children with acute illnesses, lacerations and fractures. She is married and enjoys caring for her two Siberian Huskies, gardening, photography and baking.






It is a privilege to care for your children at Bright Stars Pediatrics and you may rest assured that we will work to make this transition as smooth as possible. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any concerns or questions you may have.