Karen L. Rech, M.D. practices in the Division of Hematopathology, with a special interest in the diagnosis of malignant lymphoma.
- Expertise in diagnosis of hematolymphoid neoplasms, including lymphoma, bone marrow disorders and histiocytic/dendritic cell neoplasms.
- Expertise in integration of ancillary studies for diagnosis including immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, molecular genetic testing and amyloid typing by mass spectrometry.
- Member of the Mayo Clinic Histiocytosis Working Group.
- Medical Director of Immunostains Laboratory, providing oversight in clinical test development and diagnostic application.
In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Rech is active in research with particular emphasis on histiocytic neoplasms including Erdheim-Chester Disease, Rosai-Dorfman Disease and Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis.
Mayo Clinic locations
Fellow - HematopathologyMayo Clinic in Rochester
Fellow - Surgical PathologyMayo Clinic in Rochester
Resident - Anatomic and Clinical PathologyMayo Clinic in Rochester
MD - with DistinctionUniversity of North Carolina School of Medicine
BS - Biology, with HonorsCalvin College
Activities and honors
HematologyAmerican Board of Pathology
Anatomic & Clinical PathologyAmerican Board of Pathology
- 2015 - present
Member and CollaboratorMayo Clinic Histiocyte Working Group