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Karen L. Krok, MD, FAASLD

Karen L. Krok, MD, FAASLD
Penn State Hershey Gastroenterology
200 Campus Dr
Suite 2400 | Entrance 4
Hershey, PA 17033
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  • Gastroenterology
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency
  • Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH)
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy and upper endoscopy (EGD)
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Fatty liver disease / Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Liver biopsy
  • Liver cancer, mass or tumor
  • Liver disease
  • Liver transplantation
  • Metabolic liver diseases
  • Metabolic liver diseases (Hemochromatosis, Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, Wilson's disease)
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis/cholangitis
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)
  • Viral hepatitis (Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C)
  • Viral hepatitis (Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C), HBV and HCV
  • Wilson’s disease

Dr. Krok is a full time gastroenterologist and hepatologist here at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Her primary areas of interest are in the care of patients with all liver diseases, including patients that need are in need of a liver transplant. She has done research on hepatopulmonary syndrome and liver transplant outcomes and is the medical director for the live donor liver transplant program. As a gastroenterologist, she also sees patients who need screening for colon cancer. As Director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship she has a strong passion for medical education.

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Medical School
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (Philadelphia) - 2001

Residency, Internal Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center (Philadelphia) - 2004

Fellowship, Gastroenterology
Johns Hopkins Hospital - 2007

Fellowship, Transplant Hepatology
Johns Hopkins Hospital - 2008

  • Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Medicine
  • Director of Hepatology, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Penn State Cancer Institute
  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Education Recognition Award from the Department of Medicine
  • Liver, Pancreas and Foregut Cancer

My Practice Locations

200 Campus Dr
Hershey, PA 17033
200 Campus Dr
Hershey, PA 17033