Dr. Karl Papierniak is a general surgeon practicing in New Ulm, MN. Dr. Papierniak specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Papierniak provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
Education and Training
Loyola Univ of Chicago Stritch Sch of Med, Maywood Il 1979
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine 1979
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
- Colon Polyps
- Umbilical Hernia
- Inguinal Hernia
- Sebaceous Cyst
- Loyola Univ Med Ctr, General Surgery
- Loyola University Medical Center Program
Dr. Karl J Papierniak MD's Practice location
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- Understanding Hernia and Hernia Surgery
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- What Is a Thyroid Biopsy?
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