UI Hospitals and Clinics

Portrait

Physician

Karen M. Gehrs, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (view Academic Profile)

About

Clinics

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases

Procedures

  • Age-related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Macular hole surgery
  • Retinal detachments
  • Uveitis
  • Vitreoretinal surgery

Education and Training

Degrees

  • BS, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
  • MD, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO

Residencies

  • Transitional Internship, St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, MO
  • Ophthalmology, Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC
  • Post-Fellowship Chief Residency, Duke University, Durham, NC

Fellowship

Medical and Surgical Vitreoretinal Diseases, Duke University, Durham, NC

Certifications

  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Awards

  • America's Best Doctors: 2013

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