Karl Karlson, MD

Title
Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Office
One Boston Medical Center Place, Robinson B-402, Boston, MA 02118
Email
Karl.Karlson@bmc.org
Phone
617.638.7350
Education
Medical School: Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA
Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in Surgery, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; Fellowship in Vascular Surgery, Rush-Presbyterian – St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL; Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rush-Presbyterian – St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Certification

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Aortic root reconstruction
  • Aortic valve repair and replacement
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • Mitral valve repair and replacement
  • Surgical treatment of ascending aortic aneurysms
  • Surgical treatment of valvular heart disease
  • Transmyocardial laser revascularization of the heart
  • Tricuspid valve repair

Publications
See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Clinical Services
Cardiac Surgery