Dr. Riny A. Karras, MD

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Dr. Riny A. Karras, MD

Thoracic Surgery | Female

ST AGNES HOSPITAL 900 S Caton Ave, Baltimore, MD 21229 Get Directions
(410) 368-6000

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Dr. Karras specializes in Thoracic Surgery and practices in Baltimore, MD. She practices at 1 location.

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      Specialties

      • Thoracic Surgery
      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Benign Tumor
      • Cancer
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Empyema
      • Endocarditis
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Heart Disease
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lung Mass
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Pleura Cancer
      • Pleural Cancer
      • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Thrombosis
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Decortication and Pleurectomy
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hernia Repair
      • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
      • Lobectomy, Open
      • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
      • Lung Removal, Open
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
      • Open Thymectomy
      • Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
      • Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
      • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
      • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
      • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Ohio State University / College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 2003

      • Internship Hospital
        Saint Agnes Healthcare

        Completed in 2004

      • Residency Hospital
        Saint Agnes Healthcare

        Completed in 2009

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Miami Jackson Meml Hosp

        Completed in 2011

      • Undergraduate School
        Case Western Reserve

        Graduated in 1998

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Karras' Office & Staff

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