Dr. Karen E. Knapp, MD

Dr. Karen E. Knapp, MD

27 reviews

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Female | 61 years old

It is my pleasure to care for women of all ages, from pediatric and adolescent healthcare issues through the reproductive years and into menopause.Read more

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It is my pleasure to care for women of all ages, from pediatric and adolescent healthcare issues through the reproductive years and into menopause.Read more

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Dr. Knapp's Performance
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Patient Reviews (9)
Richmond, VA |
I was referred to Dr Knapp by my primary care physician and have been pleased with her care. She treats you as a person, not a number. I would recommend her to family and friends.
Richmond, VA |
Was concerned after my doctor retired, but after an appointment with Dr. Knapp I am very pleased. She was attentive, straightforward, patient and knowledgeable about my issues as an 50+ woman.
Richmond, VA |
I first met Dr. Knapp when I was referred to her for my special needs daughter. I was so impressed with her that when my doctor retired she was my doctor of choice and I could not be more pleased. I really value her professionalism and ability to get to the heart of what is going on in women's health for a woman my age. I don't worry about how to start a conversation or ask a question because when my words fail me she knows how to start a meaningful conversation. She's terrific.
in Aylett, VA |
Although my diagnosis was disturbing, Dr. Knapp was very reassuring and made the experience of receiving it tolerable. Bedside manner is topnotch.
in Chester, VA |
Excellent communication and a wonderfully kind physician. Dr. Knapp truly cares about her patients!
Richmond, Va |
I would recommend Dr. Knapp to anyone and everyone! She is very knowledgable and has a tell-it-like-it-is attitude which is what I like to hear!
Powhatan, VA |
I have been going to her for years and through many different issues. She is great and she cares about you as a person
in Richmond, va |
she delivered two of my children the best doctor I can say that has been around for 6 years since I've known her and she treats you like you're her family so I do recommend dr. Karen Knapp
in Midlothian, VA |
Dr Knapp is an outstanding physician. She has been my personal physician for several years, and excels in listening skills, diagnostic ability and in treating me as a whole person. Her practice is patient-centered, with a staff that is proactive in arranging appointments quickly with referrals to other top specialists outside of OB/GYN if needed. In the atmosphere of busy medical service delivery, this is one practice where I know I will be treated effectively with warmth and intelligence.
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Dr. Knapp's Care Philosophy

It is my pleasure to care for women of all ages, from pediatric and adolescent healthcare issues through the reproductive years and into menopause.

Dr. Knapp's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections


  • Medical School
    University Of Arizona

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Of Virginia

    Completed in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor

    Graduated in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery