Karen Herbst, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Medicine - (Clinical Scholar Track)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice-Science
  • Associate Professor, Radiology
Research Interests: 

Clinical research strives to improve our understanding of the underlying pathophysiology of, and treatment options for, ATDs which includes a focus on the lymphatic system as well as natural supplements.  Her basic science research currently aims to find gene mutations in families with Dercum’s disease.

  • MD: Rush Medical College of Rush University, 1996
  • University of Washington School of Medicine, 2000
  • University of Washington School of Medicine, Endocrinology, 2002
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Sub-specialty