Karen Zink, MD


My Specialties:

General Surgery, Board-certified; Surgical Oncology

My Areas of Focus:

Hernia Surgery, Gall Bladder, Breast Surgery, Melanoma, Colon and Small Bowel Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Gender:

Female

Affiliations:

Legacy Health Partners

Where I see patients

Where I see patients

The Oregon Clinic Portland Surgeons

About Me:

Dr. Zink completed her General Surgery Residency training at Oregon Health & Sciences University in 2010. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She earned her medical degree at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a general surgeon who is interested in the broad range of general surgery, with a focus on minimally invasive surgery. Areas of interest include gallbladder surgery, hernias (laparoscopic and open), colon and small bowel surgery, surgery for melanoma, and surgery for breast disease. She is particularly interested in working with athletes and others who participate in strong physical activity, on helping them return to a high level of function as quickly as possible after hernia repairs and other surgeries.

Education:
Residency: Oregon Health & Science University
Fellowship: Oregon Health & Science University
Internship: Oregon Health & Science University
Medical School: Washington University
Bachelor of Arts: University of Illinois
Training: Advanced Laparoscopy Training, Legacy Health Systems, Portland, OR, 2008 Ultrasound for Surgeons, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2009
Certification: General Surgery, Board Certified
Year I Started Practice: 2004
Hospitals Served: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center

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