Karl J. Karlson, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery

Karl Karlson
88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center


  • Brown University School of Medicine, MD
  • Brown University, MMS
  • Brown University, AB


  • Published on 7/2/2014

    Lazar HL, Ketchedjian A, Haime M, Karlson K, Cabral H. Topical vancomycin in combination with perioperative antibiotics and tight glycemic control helps to eliminate sternal wound infections. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Sep; 148(3):1035-8; 1038-40. PMID: 25129595.

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  • Published on 10/1/1994

    Dunton RF, Karlson KJ, Leonardi HK, Jenkins RL, Berger RL. Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with transplanted livers. Ann Thorac Surg. 1994 Oct; 58(4):1054-8. PMID: 7944749.

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  • Published on 5/1/1994

    Staples MH, Dunton RF, Karlson KJ, Leonardi HK, Berger RL. Heparin resistance after preoperative heparin therapy or intraaortic balloon pumping. Ann Thorac Surg. 1994 May; 57(5):1211-6. PMID: 8179387.

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  • Published on 4/1/1994

    Berger RL, Dunton RF, Leonardi HK, Karlson KJ. Pack and close approach to persistent postcardiopulmonary bypass bleeding. J Am Coll Surg. 1994 Apr; 178(4):353-6. PMID: 8149034.

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  • Published on 12/1/1992

    Dzik WH, Fleisher AG, Ciavarella D, Karlson KJ, Reed GE, Berger RL. Safety and efficacy of autologous blood donation before elective aortic valve operation. Ann Thorac Surg. 1992 Dec; 54(6):1177-80; discussion 1180-1. PMID: 1449306.

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  • Published on 5/1/1992

    Berger RL, Karlson KJ, Dunton RF, Leonardi HK. Replacement of the thoracic aorta with intraluminal sutureless prosthesis. Ann Thorac Surg. 1992 May; 53(5):920-7. PMID: 1571002.

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  • Published on 4/1/1992

    Berger RL, Dunton RF, Ashraf MM, Leonardi HK, Karlson KJ, Neptune WB. Thoracic surgery and the war against smoking: Richard H. Overholt, MD. Ann Thorac Surg. 1992 Apr; 53(4):719-25. PMID: 1554293.

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  • Published on 6/1/1991

    Streitz JM, Karlson KJ. Complications of percutaneous dart therapy in management of pneumothorax. Chest. 1991 Jun; 99(6):1549-50. PMID: 2036856.

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  • Published on 11/1/1988

    Karlson KJ, Ashraf MM, Berger RL. Rupture of left ventricle following mitral valve replacement. Ann Thorac Surg. 1988 Nov; 46(5):590-7. PMID: 3190341.

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  • Published on 6/1/1987

    Karlson KJ, Brescia R, Najafi H. The healing characteristics of autogenous saphenous vein used in the reconstruction of previously implanted arterial saphenous vein grafts. Ann Thorac Surg. 1987 Jun; 43(6):648-52. PMID: 3592836.

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