Karen L. Knudsen, MD, FACE, ECNU, is a graduate of Yale University with a Bachelor of Science degree. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut. Dr. Knudsen completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Connecticut Health System, and completed an Endocrine Fellowship at the University of Virginia. She is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE).
Dr. Knudsen is board certified in Endocrinology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Knudsen has obtained Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU) through the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, which requires significant experience and quality in performing ultrasound examinations of the thyroid, parathyroid, and surrounding neck structures.
Dr. Knudsen has done clinical research on both osteoporosis and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). She is published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, which is the world’s leading peer-reviewed journal of endocrine clinical research and practice.
She joined TPMG Endocrinology in Newport News in 2010. In 2016, Dr. Knudsen began seeing patients exclusively at TPMG Colonial Endocrinology in Williamsburg.
Dr. Karen Knudsen’s Printable Biography
Undergraduate: Yale University
Medical Degree: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Internship & Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Connecticut Health System
Fellowship: Endocrinology, University of Virginia
Board Certified: Endocrinology & Internal Medicine
Additional Certification: Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU)
HONORS & AWARDS
2020 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2020 Virginia Living Magazine "Top Doctor"
2018 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2018 Virginia Living Magazine "Top Doctor"
2016 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2015 Coastal Virginia Magazine “Top Doc”
Awarded recognition for three years by the National Committee for Quality Assurance Diabetes Recognition Program (11/06/2019-11/06/2022)
INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES
Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology