Karin I. Armstrong MD

Karin Armstrong, MD

Primary Location

Woodbury Clinic
6025 Lake Road, Suite 110
Woodbury, Minnesota 55125
(651) 735-7414

Biography

Areas of Special Interest

  • Breast Cancer
  • Hematologic Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer

Philosophy of Care

I strive to provide evidence-based care in a thoughtful and compassionate manner to each of my patients and their families.

Academic Honors & Professional Achievements

  • Dr. Armstrong served as a Teaching Associate in the Department of Internal Medicine at Boston University Medical Center from 2002-2003, and was named Acting Chief Medical Resident in the Department of Internal Medicine. She was also a Clinical Instructor of Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY.
  • Prior to coming to Minnesota, Dr. Armstrong enjoyed an active practice of Medical Oncology and Hematology at the Lipson Cancer Center in Rochester, NY, where she treated a broad spectrum of hematological and oncologic diseases. She also has experience in autologous peripheral bloom stem cell transplantation.
  • In April 2007, she participated as a speaker at the 4th Annual Cindy L. Dertinger Memorial Seminar sharing on the topic “Management of Symptoms and Side Effects of Breast Cancer Therapy”

Research and Publications

Dr. Armstrong is first author on several articles published in professional journals, including the Journal of Bone Marrow Transplantation, September 2006.

Personal

My husband and I moved to the Twin Cities in 2007 to be closer to family. We enjoy camping, fishing, and the great outdoors. I am also an avid runner, having completed six marathons. I also enjoy cooking and knitting.

Medical School

Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Internal Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Residency

Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Fellowship

Oncology/Hematology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

Affiliations

  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)