Karen R. Canlas, MD is a fellowship trained and board certified gastroenterologist.
She has also completed an additional certified gastroenterology fellowship
with specialized training in advanced endoscopy procedures including ERCP and EUS.
Dr. Karen Canlas is the daughter of Dr. Noel D. Canlas and Mrs. Alicia
R. Canlas of Henderson, KY. She attended Holy Name Grade School in Henderson,
KY and graduated from Reitz Memorial High School in Evansville, IN. She
graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Biology from Bellarmine College
in Louisville, KY. In 2001, she earned her MD degree from the University
of Louisville School of Medicine.
Dr. Canlas then completed her internal medicine residency at Indiana University
in Indianapolis, Indiana. After finishing a year of fellowship in gastroenterology
at the University of Louisville, she transferred to Duke University in
Durham, NC. There, Dr. Canlas completed her general gastroenterology fellowship
as well as an additional fellowship in advanced endoscopy and therapeutics.
Upon completion of her training, Dr. Karen Canlas moved back to Henderson,
KY with her husband, Dr. C. Brennan Fitzpatrick. They welcomed their first
child, Elliott, in October 2009, and their second child, William Brennan
"Will", in October, 2011.
Dr. Karen Canlas is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine
in the specialty of Internal Medicine and the subspecialty of Gastroenterology.
She is a member of ACG, ASGE, and KMA. Services offered include: office
consultation, outpatient endoscopic procedures (including upper endoscopy,
colonoscopy, ERCP and EUS) as well as inpatient consultation and management
at Methodist Hospital in Henderson, KY.