Karen Kim Evans, MD| Microvascular Plastic Surgery, Surgical Wound Care | MedStar Health

Karen Kim Evans, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (473 reviews)

Specialties: Microvascular Plastic Surgery, Surgical Wound Care, Limb Lengthening And Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic Surgery

Languages: English

202-444-0300

About me

Karen K. Evans, MD, FACS, trained at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in both general surgery and plastic surgery. After completing her training, Dr. Evans worked with the Department of Plastic Surgery at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, D.C. She then joined the Department of Plastic Surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and became a professor of plastic surgery with the Center for Wound Healing. She is actively involved in training Georgetown University residents and medical students, and lectures nationally and internationally on reconstructive plastic surgery and microsurgery.
Read details about Dr. Evans' background and accomplishments

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Body Contouring Surgery
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Complex Wound Management
  • Diabetic Foot Infection
  • Diabetic Ulcer
  • Foot Wound
  • Gynecomastia Surgery
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Leg Ulcers
  • Lymphedema
  • Mammoplasty
  • Microsurgery
  • Non Healing Wound
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Panniculectomy
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Scar Revision
  • Transgender Care
  • Wound Care
  • Wound Debridement
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Scars
  • Acquired Absence Of Breast
  • Acquired Deformity Of Reconstructed Breast
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Basosquamous Carcinoma
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Skin
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Breast Asymmetry
  • Breast Deformities
  • Breast Implant Leak
  • Breast Implant Rupture
  • Brow Droop
  • Capsular Contracture
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Cold Extremities
  • Compromised Skin Grafts
  • Compromised Tissue Flaps
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Deformity Of Reconstructed Breast
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diabetic Foot Infection
  • Diabetic Ulcer
  • Disorder Of Earlobe
  • Disproportion Of Reconstructed Breast
  • Eyelid Trauma
  • Facial Abscess
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Nerve Injury
  • Facial Nerve Palsy
  • Foot Wound
  • Forehead Nodule
  • Frostbite
  • Frostbite Of Ear
  • Frostbite Of Face
  • Frostbite Of Nose
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glomangioma
  • Glomus Tumor
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hemangiomas
  • History Of Breast Cancer
  • History Of Fibrocystic Disease
  • Inflammatory Arthritis (IA)
  • Lefort Fracture
  • Leg Ulcers
  • Lipedema
  • Lipomas
  • Lymphedema
  • Macrostomia
  • Nerve Injury
  • Neuroma
  • Non Healing Wound
  • Nonunion Fracture Of The Wrist
  • Nose Fracture
  • Occipital Mass
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Polysyndactyly
  • Positional Plagiocephaly
  • Prominent Ears
  • Ptosis Of Breasts
  • Radiation Induced Breast Deformity
  • Ruptured Implant
  • Scar Hypertrophy
  • Scar On Neck
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin Of Lip
  • Upper Extremity Lymphedema
  • Wrist Instability
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Aesthetic Surgery
  • Anterolateral Thigh Flap
  • Arm Lift
  • Arthrodesis Of The Wrist
  • Augmentation Mastopexy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring Surgery
  • Body Lift
  • Breast Asymmetry Correction
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Implant Deformity Correction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Reinnervation
  • Breast Revision
  • Brow Lift
  • Burn Reconstruction
  • Chemical Skin Peel
  • Circumferential Liposuction Of Calves And Ankles
  • Cleft Lip Repair
  • Complex Wound Management
  • Components Separation
  • Cranioplasty
  • Cubital Tunnel Surgery
  • Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Direct To Implant Reconstruction
  • Ear Cartilage Rhinoplasty
  • Ear Pinning
  • Ear Plastic Surgery
  • Endoscopic Breast Augmentation
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Exoderm Non Surgical Face Lift
  • Eyelid Repair
  • Face Lift
  • Fat Grafting
  • Fingertip Repair
  • Flap Surgery
  • Free Tram
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Genioplasty
  • Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap
  • Gynecomastia Surgery
  • Halo Laser Treatment
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Implant Based Breast Reconstruction
  • Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Latissimus Flap
  • Limb Salvage
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Lipectomy
  • Liposuction
  • Lower Extremity Reconstruction
  • Lymph Node Transfer
  • Male Breast Reduction
  • Mammoplasty
  • Mastopexy
  • Mastoplasty
  • Micro Neurovascular Free Muscle Transplant
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Microsurgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Mid Face Lift
  • Migraine Surgery
  • Mini Abdominoplasty
  • Muscle Sparing Tram
  • Muscle Transplant
  • Neck Lift
  • Nerve Transfer
  • Nipple Reinnervation
  • Nipple Repair
  • Nipple Sparing Mastectomy
  • Non Surgical Face Lift
  • Oncologic Reconstruction
  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
  • Panniculectomy
  • Pedicle Tram
  • Pelvic Reconstruction
  • Percutaneous Pinning
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Post Pregnancy Body Restoration
  • Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction
  • Profunda Artery Perforator Flap
  • Radial Forearm Flap
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Rejuvenation
  • Release Scar Contracture
  • Removal Of Buccal Fat Pads
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty Revision
  • Rib Cartilage Rhinoplasty
  • Scar Revision
  • Sensory Reinnervation
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Skin Graft
  • Skin Rejuvenation
  • Skin Resurfacing And Rejuvenation
  • Skin Sparing Mastectomy
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap
  • Surgery For Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Tenolysis
  • Thigh Lift Surgery
  • Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flap
  • Transgender Care
  • Transverse Rectus Abdominis Myocutaneous Flap
  • Transverse Upper Gracilis Flap
  • Tug Flap
  • Vacuum Assisted Closure Therapy
  • Vacuum Assisted Wound Closure
  • Vertical Rectus Abdominis Muscle Flap
  • Wound Care
  • Wound Debridement
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Bles Bldg
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-9686

Fax 202-444-0300

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Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2005)

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2004)

Medical School: University of Missouri-Columbia (1999)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.8
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.8
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.8
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.8
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Dec 5, 2023

    Wonderful outstanding

  • Nov 21, 2023

    Excellent care.

  • Nov 14, 2023

    Dr. Evans was knowledgeable, caring and compassionate.