Karen Bar-Joseph

Karen L Bar-Joseph, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Joined UW Medicine:


Clinical Focus:

Comprehensive Ob/Gyn care including:
• Medical/surgical management of abnormal bleeding
• Contraception and family planning
• Cervical dysplasia
• Infertility
• Prenatal care
• Menopause
• Gynecologic care of women with breast cancer


Washington, 2012


Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2014


• MD Degree
   (University of Washington, 2008)
• Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
   (University of Washington, 2012)

Research Interests:

• Fertility in HIV discordant couples
• Oncofertility


• American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Selected Publications:

Bar-Joseph KL, Amies-Oelschlager AM, Avansino JR. A painful protuberance: A young woman had primary amenorrhea and an inguinal hernia. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012 Mar 6.

Kulgman SD, Gross SJ, Liang J, Livne K, et al. Expression of keratin 8 and TNF-related apoptosis-I inducing ligand (TRAIL) in Down syndrome placentas. Apr 2008;29(4): 382-4. Epub 2008 Mar 17. No abstract available. Erratum in: Placenta. Jun 2008;29(6): 564.

Eldar-Geva T, Shoham M, Rösler A, Margalioth EJ, Livne K, Meirow D. Subclinical hypothyroidism in infertile women: the importance of continuous monitoring and the role of TRH stimulation test. Gynecol Endocrinol 2007;23(6):332-337.

Appointments & Practice Locations

University Reproductive Care (URC)
at Women's Health Care Center, Roosevelt (WHCC)

4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98105-6920

Appointments:   206.598.4225


UW Medicine, Ravenna Clinic
4915 – 25th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Appointments:   206.525.7777