Karen Buhariwalla, DO About our Physician


Karen Buhariwalla, DO

Dr. Karen Buhariwalla is board-certified and fellowship-trained breast surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of breast cancer and all breast-related disorders.

Dr. Buhariwalla received her Bachelors in Science in Neurosicence at the University of Miami, and completed her medical education at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She then completed her residency in general surgery at Prime Garden City Hospital in Garden City, Michigan, also serving as Chief Resident. She then completed a fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology, receiving specialized training in diagnosing and treating both benign and malignant breast cancers.

Dr. Buhariwalla offers compassionate, personalized care for each unique patient, and is skilled in the latest and most advanced procedures, including minimally-invasive surgery and nipple-sparing techniques. She works alongside primary care physicians and other specialists, providing a comprehensive and team-based approach to patient care.

In her free time, Dr. Buhariwalla enjoys spending time with her family, painting, traveling and hiking.

Education and Training

  • Bachelors in Science, Neuroscience, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Suwanee, GA
  • Residency, General Surgery, Prime Garden City Hospital, Garden City, MI
  • Chief Resident, General Surgery, Prime Garden City Hospital, Garden City, MI
  • Fellowship, Breast Surgical Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Affiliations

  • Board-Certified, General Surgery
  • Board-Certified, General Surgery
  • Member, Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Member, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Member, American College of Surgery
  • Member, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons

Hospital Privileges

  • Northside Hospital Cherokee
Karen Buhariwalla, DO
Dr. Karen Buhariwalla is a board-certified and fellowship-trained breast surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of breast cancer and all breast-related disorders.Dr. Buhariwalla received her undergraduate education at the University of Miami, and then received her Master’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she also later received her medical degree. She then completed her residency in general surgery at Prime Garden City Hospital in Garden City, Michigan, also serving as Chief Resident. She then completed a fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology, receiving specialized training in diagnosing and treating both benign and malignant breast cancers.

Dr. Buhariwalla offers compassionate, personalized care for each unique patient, and is skilled in the latest and most advanced procedures, including minimally-invasive surgery and nipple-sparing techniques. She works alongside primary care physicians and other specialists, providing a comprehensive and team-based approach to patient care.

In her free time, Dr. Buhariwalla enjoys spending time with her family, painting, traveling and hiking.

Education and Training

  • Bachelors in Science, Neuroscience, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Suwanee, GA
  • Residency, General Surgery, Prime Garden City Hospital, Garden City, MI
  • Chief Resident, General Surgery, Prime Garden City Hospital, Garden City, MI
  • Fellowship, Breast Surgical Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Affiliations

  • Board-Certified, General Surgery
  • Member, Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Member, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Member, American College of Surgery
  • Member, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons

Hospital Privileges

  • Northside Hospital Cherokee