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Damla G. Karsan, MD (formerly Dr. Dryden)

Education

School Education Degree Year
Duke University Medical Center residency Obstetrics & Gynecology, OBG 2001
Washington University School of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine, MD 1997

Personal Statement

Born in London and raised in Houston, Dr. Damla Karsan (formerly Dr. Dryden) attended Rice University as a double major in biochemistry and managerial studies. She completed her medical degree at Washington University School of medicine, in St. Louis, Mo., in 1997. She then went on to complete her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology in 2001 at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C.

As a board-certified physician since 2001, Dr. Karsan is a well-recognized medical provider in the Houston community and has spent her extra time as a volunteer and educator through her medical training and as a private practitioner. She was awarded the Baylor Voluntary Faculty Teaching Award multiple times and was voted among the Best Doctors in America on several occasions.

Her publications have been featured in Obstetrics and Gynecology,American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Journal of the Society for Gynecological Investigation.

In her private practice, she focuses on excellence, mastering cutting-edge technology and caring in her daily encounters with all her patients and peers. She also offers a full range of services and counseling within the general specialty of OB/GYN.

Dr. Karsan is fluent in Spanish and Turkish. Her family is her passion, and her hobbies include mentoring young students, scuba diving, travel, international wine and cuisine.