Dr. Karen Garner
Bariatric & Metabolic Medicine
Dr. Karen Garner is a board-certified internal medicine specialist. She
joined The N.E.W. Program in 2004 to focus her practice on bariatric surgery.
Dr. Garner completed the prestigious Kennamer Fellowship at UCLA in the
management of high-risk surgical patients, making Dr. Garner uniquely
trained and qualified to assist The N.E.W. Program in maximizing surgical safety.
Her extensive experience in stabilizing hypertension, diabetes, heart disease,
sleep apnea, asthma and other disease processes prior to surgery equips
her to better improve success and safety of our bariatric surgery program.
She is a current member of The Obesity Society.
Education & Background
Dr. Garner graduated from Stanford University with degrees in biology and
political science and went on to achieve top honors at the University
of Southern California Medical School, earning membership in the Alpha
Omega Alpha medical honor society. She then completed her residency in
internal medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
Set up an appointment with Dr. Garner by contacting our office today.