Karen A. Truitt, D.O.

  1. Neurophysiologist
  2. Neurologist

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Karen A. Truitt, D.O. is a general community neurologist, with subspecialty interest in clinical neurophysiology, neuromuscular neurology, epilepsy, and spine. Her clinical focus includes:

  • Expertise in management of chronic neurological diseases such as epilepsy, migraine and Parkinson disease
  • Complex coordination of care and diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, dementia, stroke/TIA, myasthenia gravis
  • Complex coordination of care and diagnosis of spine related disease such as spinal stenosis, radiculopathy, neuropathy, and myelopathy
  • Providing EMG/NCS diagnostic testing Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing
  • Administering Botox for chronic migraine Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing
  • Providing care in Mayo Clinic's Integrated Community Specialties program, working closely with primary care providers in Mayo Clinic Rochester practice as well as SEMN Mayo Clinic Health Systems
  • Education of resident physicians, fellows, advanced practice providers

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Truitt is active in research and education, including providing mentorship to residents and fellows.

  1. Botox injection
  2. EEG
  3. Electromyography
  4. Nerve conduction study
  5. Occipital nerve block
  1. 2011
    Fellow - Clinical Neurophysiology - EEGDepartment of Neurology
  2. 2010
    Resident - Neurology Residency including 6 months clinical neurophysiology with formal EMG trainingDepartment of Neurology
  3. 2007
    Resident - Internal Medicine Preliminary YearDepartment of Internal Medicine
  4. 2005
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine - graduated in top 10% of classKansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine
  5. 1997
    BS - summa cum laudeMassachusetts College of Pharmacy/Allied Sciences

Certifications

  1. 2010
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2005
    Psi Sigma AlphaKansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
  2. 2005
    Warren Tuttle, PhD, Pharmacology award Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
  3. 2005
    Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement CitationKansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
  4. 1997
    Summa cum laudeMassachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  5. 1997
    Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor SocietyMassachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Professional memberships

  1. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  2. 2005 - present
    MemberMayo Alumni Association