Karen Michelle Sutton MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Biographical Info

She incorporates both her extensive academic experience in orthopaedic surgery and her athletic accomplishments when treating her patients. She completed her undergraduate experience at Duke University, her medical school at the University of Maryland, her residency at Yale, and her fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University as well as an additional fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital in pediatric sports medicine. During her fellowship she assisted in the orthopaedic care of the Boston Red Sox and the New England Revolution.

She played lacrosse at Duke University where she was a Division I Academic All-American and reached the Final Four during her last year.

She currently treats patients with sports-related injuries and has a specific interest in female athletic conditions. She is specifically interested in anterior cruciate ligament rupture prevention in female athletes.


Education & Training

BA
Duke University (1998)
M.D.
University of Maryland School of Medicine (2003)
Resident
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery (2003 - 2008)
Fellow
Massachusetts General Hospital, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (2008 - 2009)
Fellow
Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatric Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (2009 - 2010)
Board Certification
Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certified  (2012)

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