Karen Lynne PowersMD


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Karen Lynne Powers, MD

Dr. Karen L. Powers earned her M.D. at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. She completed her general surgery and plastic surgery residencies at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Powers completed a fellowship in breast microsurgery at the University of Utah, Division of Plastic Surgery in Salt Lake City, Utah. As an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Dr. Powers' special interests are breast reconstruction, microsurgery, wound healing, and medical education. Her research projects include: utilization and outcomes of breast reconstruction; national practice patterns and disparities in care among patients with breast cancer; and effects of radiation on reconstructed breasts.

She recently presented “Going for Bust: Breast Reconstruction After Cancer Surgery” as part of a UTMB patient education series, The Breakfast Club. Watch a webcast of the presentation below:

 

Specialties and Interests
Specialties: Plastic Surgery, Surgery, Plastic
Interests: Utilization and outcomes of breast reconstruction, national practice patterns and disparities in care among patients with breast cancer, effects of radiation on reconstructed breasts

Education and Training
Medical/Professional School:
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, M.D., Grad: 2004
Residencies:
  • Plastic Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, 07/2004-06/2007
Fellowships:
  • Breast Microsurgery, University of Utah, 07/2010-06/2011
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