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Robert Bruce Karp, M.D.

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Specializes in: Adults (18+ years), Adolescents (12-18 years), Children (1-11 years)


Expertise: Abdominoplasty, Blepharoplasty, Body Contouring, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Facial Scar Revision, Flaps, Hand Surgery, Liposuction, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Surgery more


Robert Karp, MD
Appointment Phone: 301-770-6161

11119 Rockville Pike
Suite G100
Rockville, MD 20852 map
Fax: 301-984-3701


Dr. Robert B. Karp is a plastic surgeon affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital, Suburban Hospital and Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. He has a private practice in Rockville, Maryland.

Dr. Karp has expertise in abdominoplasty; blepharoplasty; body contouring; breast augmentation, reconstruction and reduction; facial scar revision; hand surgery; and liposuction.

Dr. Karp earned his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery at University of Massachusetts Medical School, followed by a residency in plastic surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Karp previously served as the chairman of plastic surgery at Suburban Hospital and Holy Cross Hospital, as well as president of the Montgomery County Medical Society.

Dr. Karp is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Karp has contributed to numerous publications. more

Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Surgery at Suburban Hospital



  • MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine (1987)


  • University of Massachusetts Medical School / General Surgery (1992)
  • MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center / Plastic Surgery (1994)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Karp RB. "Letting the fox into the henhouse on the way to a regional health information network." Md Med. 2010 Autumn;11(4):5.

Activities & Honors


  • American College of Surgeons


  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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