Photo of Karen E. Deveney, M.D.

Karen E. Deveney M.D.

    • Professor Emerita of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery School of Medicine

Dr. Karen Deveney specializes in colon and rectal surgery and gastrointestinal surgery. Her research interests include inflammatory bowel disease, medical education and colon cancer. She received her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco in 1972, and completed her surgery residency at UCSF. She received her board certification in surgery in 1979. Dr. Deveney directed OHSU's General Surgery Residency Program from 1996 - 2014 and retired as Professor Emerita in 2016.

  • Residency:

    • Surgery-University of California, San Francisco
  • Certifications:

    • Surgery, 2008


  • "Routine colonoscopy in the management of colorectal carcinoma" American Journal of Surgery  1986
  • "Ideal presurgical preparation for the elderly asthmatic" Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America  1997
  • "Initial surgical management of ulcerative colitis in the biologic era" Diseases of the Colon and Rectum  2014
  • "Oncologic outcomes after resection of rectal cancer" American Journal of Surgery May 2010
  • "Improved survival for adenocarcinoma of the ampulla of Vater" JAMA Surgery September 1 2003
  • "Gastrectomy for complications of bariatric procedures" Obesity Surgery  1996
  • "Medical treatment of peptic ulcers." Surgery annual  1985
  • "The best method to repair diaphragmatic hernias" JAMA Surgery July 2012
  • "Dramatic decreases in mortality from laparoscopic colon resections based on data from the nationwide inpatient sample" JAMA Surgery May 2011
  • "Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (gastrinoma). Current diagnosis and treatment." Surgical Clinics of North America April 1987
  • "Effect of fat in the duodenum on gastric acid secretion in cats." Gastroenterology March 1972
  • "Steroids and one-stage restorative proctocolectomy in ulcerative colitis" World Journal of Surgery March 2007
  • "Early Results from the Flexibility in Surgical Training Research Consortium" Journal of Surgical Education  2015
  • "Trends in research time, fellowship training, and practice patterns among general surgery graduates" Journal of Surgical Education July 2011
  • "Detection of recurrent rectosigmoid carcinoma" AJR. American journal of roentgenology  1985
  • "The authors reply" Diseases of the Colon and Rectum January 2009
  • "Follow-up of patients with colorectal cancer" American Journal of Surgery  1984
  • "Effect of different absorbable sutures on healing of gastrointestinal anastomoses" American Journal of Surgery  1977
  • "Effect of the 80-hour workweek on resident Burnout" JAMA Surgery September 2004
  • "Oregon Health & Science University" JAMA Surgery June 2004
  • "Who should adopt robotic surgery, and when?" Annals of Thoracic Surgery October 2013
  • "Liver transplantation for severe Amanita phalloides mushroom poisoning" American Journal of Surgery  1990
  • "Resection of gastrinomas" Annals of Surgery  1983
  • "Identification of a functional Ca2+-sensing receptor in normal human gastric mucous epithelial cells" American Journal of Physiology - Renal Fluid and Electrolyte Physiology September 1999
  • "Use of calcium and secretin in the diagnosis of gastrinoma (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome)" Annals of Internal Medicine  1977
  • "Trophic effects of gastrin on the exocrine pancreas in rats" Journal of Surgical Research  1977
  • "A tale of two wars." JAMA Surgery July 1998
  • "Malignant eccrine poroma. Case report and review of the literature" Cancer  1984
  • "Factors influencing survival after therapeutic shunts. Results of a discriminant function and linear logistic regressions analysis" American Journal of Surgery  1981
  • "Effects of paclitaxel on the growth of normal, polyposis, and cancerous human colonic epithelial cells" Cancer April 1 1999

Additional information

Edit profile