A graduate of Duke University, Sean Karp, M.D., completed his internal medicine residency at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Following training, Dr. Karp honed his clinical skills as an inpatient hospitalist at the Washington Hospital Center, in Washington, D.C., before completing his subspecialty training in gastroenterology through the combined Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center Fellowship program.
Dr. Karp takes a compassionate approach to patient care and employs a holistic view on treating disease. This approach includes consultation on nutrition and exercise in addition to traditional clinical treatments. His professional interests include diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, as well as management of functional gastrointestinal disorders, including those suffered by endurance athletes.
Dr. Karp is an avid athlete himself, and is a competitive runner, biker, swimmer and snowboarder. He competes several times each year in various events ranging from mountain bike races to marathons and triathlons. Dr. Karp especially enjoys spending time with his wife, Alissa, and their three young children.
Medical Education and Training: Drexel University College of Medicine / Philadelphia, Pa. / Doctor of Medicine
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center / New York, N.Y.
Fellowships: Gastroenterology / Georgetown University / Washington Hospital Center / Washington, D.C.
Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy Studies / Duke University / Durham, N.C.
Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
Member of American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America