Dr. Kevin A. Karls, MD

Dr. Kevin A. Karls, MD


Gastroenterology | Male | 41 years old

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Dr. Karls joined the Gastroenterology Department at Mid Dakota Clinic PrimeCare in July 2010. Originally from Bismarck, ND, Dr. Karls...Read more

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Bismarck, ND |
Dr. Karls is one of the most caring, sincere Dr.'s I've ever had. He take the extra time to visit with you about your condition and is very through on the options and care plan involved.
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Dr. Karls joined the Gastroenterology Department at Mid Dakota Clinic PrimeCare in July 2010. Originally from Bismarck, ND, Dr. Karls graduated magna cum laude from the University of Mary with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.

He went on to complete Master of Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks, where he was elected to membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Prior to joining the Clinic, Dr. Karls completed an Internal Medicine residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and a Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. 

Dr. Karls is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Karls is licensed to practice medicine in the states of North Dakota, Minnesota and Indiana.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in North Dakota not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Cirrhosis
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease


  • Medical School
    University of North Dakota / Main Campus

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    Mayo Clinic College Of Medicine

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    Mayo Clinic-Rochester
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Indiana University / School of Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)