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Karen Garby, MD

Interventional Radiologist | Vascular & Interventional Radiology

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2301 N Fourth St Flagstaff AZ, 86004
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Karen B. Garby, MD, RPhS, is a well-versed interventional radiologist who diagnoses and treats patients at Comprehensive Integrated Care Centers in Gilbert, Tempe, and Flagstaff, AZ. She serves as Director of Venous Intervention and focuses her practice on treating lymphedema, central and peripheral vein disease, and uterine fibroids. Moreover, she is highly regarded for her expertise in vascular ultrasound, which is an essential procedure in the diagnosis of arterial and venous disease. Dr. Garby has staff memberships at several local hospitals, including Banner Baywood Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Banner Heart Hospital, and Banner Desert Medical Center. An EvexiPEL® Medical provider in Arizona, she additionally treats conditions such as infertility and cancer using minimally invasive procedures that have shorter recovery time and involve less risk and pain, compared to open surgery. “I was intrigued with learning and collaborating with all specialties of medicine and using high-level technology in radiology to perform minimally invasive surgeries,” says Dr. Garby to motivate her career choice. A widely published author, she is currently serving on the committee to write exam questions for the RPhS (Registered Phlebology Sonographer) certification national standardized test. Dr. Garby is a Registered Phlebology Sonographer herself.

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Education and Training

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University 1992

Board Certification

American Board of Radiology

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Karen Garby, MD
Karen Garby, MD's Expert Contributions

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Director of Venous Intervention Comprehensive Integrated Care Centers -

Awards

  • Patients’ Choice Award (2017, 2018) Year  
  • On-Time Doctor Award (2017, 2018) Year  
  • Compassionate Doctor Award (2017, 2018) Year  

Treatments

  • Vein
  • Vein Ablation
  • Vein Care
  • Vein Disease Treatment And Care Alternatives
  • Vein Consult
  • Vein Disorders
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Treatment
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (dvt), Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment
  • Spider And Varicose Vein Treatment
  • Spider Vein Removal
  • Spider Vein Sclerotherapy
  • Spider Vein Therapy
  • Spider Vein Treatment
  • Peripheral Arterial Angiography And Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Care (pad)
  • Ultrasound (sonogram), Angiography (angiogram)
  • Ivc Filter Placement & Removal

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Interventional Radiology  

Residency

  • University of Missouri at Kansas City Radiology 
  • University of Missouri at Kansas City

Fellowships

  • Case Western Interventional Radiology 

Fellowships

  • Case Western

Professional Society Memberships

  • Society of Interventional Radiology

Karen Garby, MD's Practice location

Comprehensive Integrated Care

6301 S McClintock Dr #115 -
Tempe, AZ 85283
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New patients: 480-775-8460

Comprehensive Intergrated Care - Gilbert

4001 E Baseline Rd #205 -
Gilbert, AZ 85234
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New patients: 480-374-7354

East Valley Diagnostic Imaging

1125 E Southern Ave Suite 300 -
Mesa, AZ 85204
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New patients: 480-545-8119

Comprehensive Intergrated Care - Flagstaff

2301 N Fourth St -
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
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New patients: 480-374-7354

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Patient Experience with Dr. Garby


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Karen Garby, MD has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 13 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Interventional Radiologist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Interventional Radiologist Dr. Karen Garby, who serves patients in Arizona. 

An interventional radiologist, Dr. Garby is the Director of Venous Intervention at Comprehensive Integrated Care. She sees patients at the offices in Gilbert, Tempe and Flagstaff, Arizona, using her experience and state-of-the-art equipment to help patients get the symptom relief they need for a better quality of life.

Self-motivated and results driven to succeed, she focuses on treating central and peripheral vein disease, lymphedema, and uterine fibroids – three common conditions affecting millions of individuals annually. She finds it rewarding to help her patients feel better with less down-time. She is also a subject expert in venous disease and vascular ultrasound, vital to diagnosis arterial and venous disease. 

Locally, she is affiliated with several hospitals, including St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Banner Baywood Medical Center, Banner Desert Medical Center, and Banner Heart Hospital.

Regarding her educational background, Dr. Garby earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia in 1992. She then went on to perform her residency in radiology at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, and her fellowship in interventional radiology at Case Western. 

Board-certified in diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Radiology, she keeps up with the latest in her field by remaining an active member of many professional organizations, including the Society of Interventional Radiology. 

With multiple publications to her credit, Dr. Garby has submitted several projects including those in the Proceedings of Neuroradiology, the Journal of Endovascular Surgery, and JVIR. She currently sits on the committee to write exam questions for the RPhs certification national standardized test.

Interventional radiology is a medical specialization that involves performing a range of imaging procedures to obtain images of the inside of the body. Vascular & interventional radiologists focus on diseases of the blood vessels and lymphatic system, but also treat other conditions such as cancer and infertility. They perform minimally invasive treatments that have less risk, pain, and recovery time compared to open surgery.

Throughout her 20+ year career, Dr. Garby has been a recipient of many awards and honors, including Patients’ Choice Award (2017, 2018), On-Time Doctor Award (2017, 2018), and Compassionate Doctor Award (2017, 2018).

Although being a physician doesn’t always allow her a lot of spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family. They enjoy outdoor adventure activities, skiing, and boating. She personally enjoys cooking and has been practicing Pilates for decades.

Additional Information

Karen B. Garby, MD, RPhS, is a Top Interventional Radiologist with Comprehensive Integrated Care Center in Gilbert, Tempe, and Flagstaff, AZ 

Karen B. Garby, MD, RPhS, is a well-versed interventional radiologist who diagnoses and treats patients at Comprehensive Integrated Care Centers in Gilbert, Tempe, and Flagstaff, AZ. She serves as Director of Venous Intervention and focuses her practice on treating lymphedema, central and peripheral vein disease, and uterine fibroids. Moreover, she is highly regarded for her expertise in vascular ultrasound, which is an essential procedure in the diagnosis of arterial and venous disease. Dr. Garby has staff memberships at several local hospitals, including Banner Baywood Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Banner Heart Hospital, and Banner Desert Medical Center. An EvexiPEL® Medical provider in Arizona, she additionally treats conditions such as infertility and cancer using minimally invasive procedures that have shorter recovery time and involve less risk and pain, compared to open surgery. “I was intrigued with learning and collaborating with all specialties of medicine and using high-level technology in radiology to perform minimally invasive surgeries,” says Dr. Garby to motivate her career choice. A widely published author, she is currently serving on the committee to write exam questions for the RPhS (Registered Phlebology Sonographer) certification national standardized test. Dr. Garby is a Registered Phlebology Sonographer herself. For more information about Dr. Karen B. Garby, please visit https://www.ciccenters.com/karen-garby-md-rphs-1/. 

Karen B. Garby, MD, RPhS, is a 1992-graduate of Augusta University’s Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. Her postgraduate training includes her radiology residency served at the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine in Kansas City, MO (1992-1996). In addition, she performed a one-year vascular and interventional radiology fellowship at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio (1996-1997). Dr. Garby attained board certification in radiology with the American Board of Radiology. Furthermore, she maintains active professional memberships with the American College of Phlebology, the Society of Interventional Radiology, and the American Medical Association. A 2017-2018 Inductee of the VIP Woman of the Year Circle by the National Association of Professional Women, Dr. Graby was also celebrated as a 2020 Top Doctor in Phoenix Magazine. She has also been honored with the Patients’ Choice Award (2017, 2018), the On-Time Doctor Award (2017, 2018), and the Compassionate Doctor Award (2017, 2018) by vitals.com. Outside of her practice, she enjoys engaging in outdoor activities with her family such as boating and skiing, as well as practicing Pilates and cooking. For more information about Dr. Karen B. Garby, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/273111-Karen-Garby-Radiologist.

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