Karen J. BraselM.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Surgery

Special focus on

  • Critical Care
  • General Surgery

I see patients at

Insurance

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Education

  • M.D., 1991, The University of Iowa College of Medicine
  • M.P.H., 1996, The University of Minnesota
  • Residency:

    • Surgery, University of Minnesota, 1998
  • Fellowship:

    • Surgical critical care, University of North Carolina, 1999
  • Certifications:

    • General surgery, 1999 (recertified 2007)
    • Surgical critical care, 2000 (recertified 2009)

Memberships and associations

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • American Surgical Association
  • Association for Program Directors in Surgery
  • Association for Surgical Education
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Western Surgical Association
  • Western Trauma Association
  • Pacific Coast Surgical Association
  • American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Surgeon Educators
  • North Pacific Surgical Association
  • American Medical Association