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Karen P. Rudolph, MD, RPVI

Dr. Rudolph is board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS). She specializes in vascular and endovascular surgery with particular interest in carotid disease, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), venous disorders, and more. Dr. Rudolph joined University Surgical Associates in 2019.

Dr. Rudolph specializes in the following surgical procedures:

  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Carotid bypass
  • Carotid stent
  • Carotid-subclavian bypass
  • Thoracic endovascular aortic repair
  • Lower extremity artherectomy
  • Endovascular renal and mesenteric arterial angioplasty/stent
  • Open and endovascular venous procedures
  • AV fistula open and endovascular procedures

Dr. Rudolph has office hours at USA Surgical Specialties Building (SSB), USA Gunbarrel Rd. office, USA Hixson office, and USA Winchester office. 


Contact: (423) 267-0466

Education

Undergraduate
Mississippi State University
Starkville, MS
2004-2008

Graduate
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL
2008-2012

Residency
General Surgery
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY
2012-2017

Fellowship
Vascular Surgery
University of Florida
Shands Hospital
Department of Vascular Surgery
Gainesville, FL
2017-2019

PUBLICATIONS

Dwivedi AJ, Sharma D, Parks K. Management of misplaced endovascular stent in pulmonary artery. Am Surg. 2015 Apr; 81(4):E151-3. PMID 25831162

McAullife JC, Parks K, Kumar P, McNeal SF, Morgan DE, Christein JD. Computed tomography attenuation and patient characteristics as predictors of complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy. HPB (Oxford). 2013 Sept; 15(9):709-15. doi: 10.1111/hpb.12037. PMID 23458275

Sullivan BP, Parks KA, Dean NR, Rosenthal EL, Carroll WR, Magnuson JS. Utility of CT surveillance for primary site recurrence of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck . Head Neck. 2011 Nov; 33(11):1547-50. doi: 10.1002/hed.21636. PMID 21990217


Certifications

Medical License - Alabama
Medical License - Florida
DEA
NPI

Honors/Awards

2018
Medical Student Teaching Award
University of Florida
Department of Surgery

2016
Pediatric Surgery Service Award
University of Louisville
Department of Surgery 

2015
J. David Richardson Award
University of Louisville
Department of Surgery 

2013, 2014, 2016
Vascular Surgery Service Award
University of Louisville
Department of Surgery 

Professional Organizations: Society of Vascular Surgery and American College of Surgeons 

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