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Karen Krok, MD, Gastroenterology, Hershey, PA, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

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 School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineFellowship, Gastroenterology, 2004 - 2007
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemResidency, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2004
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaClass of 2001
  • Franklin and Marshall College
    Franklin and Marshall CollegeB.A., Biology and Spanish, 1993 - 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2005 - 2008
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2001 - 2022
  • 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 11th, 2019
  • Exceptional Moments in Teaching Honorees Take Center Stage
    Exceptional Moments in Teaching Honorees Take Center StageFebruary 5th, 2019
  • How Too Much Drinking Harms the Liver
    How Too Much Drinking Harms the LiverApril 17th, 2022
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations