Karen Krok, MD, Gastroenterology, Hershey, PA

KarenLouiseKrokMD

Gastroenterology Hershey, PA

Advanced Endoscopic Interventional, Hepatology & Liver Transplantation

Associate Professor of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center

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Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityFELLOWSHIP
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemRESIDENCY
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Franklin and Marshall CollegeOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2005 - 2008
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2001 - 2020
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Transplant Hepatology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Education Recognition Award PSHMC, 2014
  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching PSHMC, 2014
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Portal Hypertension: An Underestimated Entity?  
    Kadry Z, Schaefer EW, Shah RA, Du P, Bezinover D, Janicki P, Jain A, Gusani NJ, Schreibman IR, Hollenbeak CS, Riley TR 3rd, Ann Surg, 1/15/2015
  • Single Center Outcomes of Combined Heart and Liver Transplantation in the Failing Fontan  
    D’Souza BA, Fuller S, Hornsby N, Wald J, Shaked A, Goldberg L, Pochettino A, Olthoff K, Kim YY, The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 1/1/2015
  • Hepatic Hydrothorax: Current Concepts  
    Krok KL, Clinical Liver Disease, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in candidates for liver transplantation
    Sharkoski TE, Krowka MJ, Forde K, Patel M, Lin G, Oh J, Mottram CD, Scanlon PD, Batra S, Goldberg D, Fallon MB, Kawut SM, American Thoracic Society International Conference, Denver, CO, 1/1/2015
  • Single center outcomes of combined heart and liver transplantation in the failing Fontan
    D’Souza BA, Fuller S, Gleason L, Hornsby N, Wald J, Shaked A, Goldberg L, Pochettino A, Olthoff K, Kim Y, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplant, Nice, France, 1/1/2015
  • Symptoms and Signs of Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
    Kawut SM, Krowka MJ, Forde K, Patel M, Lin G, Oh J, Mottram C, Scanlon P, Batra S, Goldberg D, Fallon M, American Thoracic Society International Conference, Denver, CO, 1/1/2015
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Lectures

  • Hepato-Anxiety: Treating Liver Failure 
    2019 ACP Internal Medicine Meeting, Philadelphia - 4/11/2019
  • Abnormal LFTs 
    Hershey, PA, 2013; Hershey, PA, 2015 - 1/1/2015
  • Hasta La Vista Hepatitis C 
    Harrisburg, PA - 1/1/2015
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Other

Press Mentions

  • Causes of Acute Liver Failure, from Acetaminophen to Z
    Causes of Acute Liver Failure, from Acetaminophen to ZJune 11, 2019
  • Exceptional Moments in Teaching Honorees Take Center Stage
    Exceptional Moments in Teaching Honorees Take Center StageFebruary 05, 2019

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish