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Kara Kamps-Schmitt

Kara Kamps-Schmitt, MD

Specialties: Resident and Family Medicine
No Patient Experience Reviews – Why Not?

Gundersen Health System requires a minimum of 30 completed patient surveys in a 12-month period for each clinician before posting a clinician’s rating. Industry best practice is clear that more data provides a more accurate picture of the patient experience.

Main Location

  • La Crosse Campus

    1900 South Avenue La Crosse, WI 54601

    • Office Phone: (608) 775-2331


Personal Interests

Kara Kamps-Schmitt, MD, was born and raised a Wisconsinite.  She grew up on a small farm outside of Belmont, Wis. (the first state capital of Wisconsin). She recently got married and has a Siberian Husky named Ash.  Her interests outside of medicine include riding horses and participating in rodeo, playing sports, reading, gardening and knitting & crocheting.  Her medical interests include: rural medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics, sports medicine and preventative medicine.  After finishing residency, she hopes to work in rural Wisconsin with a full-scope family medicine practice. 

Published Works

  • Mao SPH, Park M, Cabrera RM, et al. Loss of amphiregulin reduces myoepithelial cell coverage of mammary ducts and alters breast tumor growth. Breast Cancer Res. 2018;20(1):131-018-1057-0. doi: 10.1186/s13058-018-1057-0 [doi]
  • Van Skike ND, Minkah NK, Hogan CH, et al. Viral FGARAT ORF75A promotes early events in lytic infection and gammaherpesvirus pathogenesis in mice. PLoS Pathog. 2018;14(2):e1006843. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006843
  • Karanam PK, Al-Hamadani M, Go RS. Enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma in the US: higher incidence and poorer survival among Asians. Br J Haematol. 2016;172(6):990-992. doi: 10.1111/bjh.13555 [doi]
  • Karanam PK, Parsons BM, Al-Hamadani M, Go RS. Early high-dose therapy and autologous stem-cell transplantation in angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma: outcome study using the National Cancer Data Base. J Clin Oncol. 2015;33(33S):Abstract 8560
  • Karanam PK, Tolay S, Pedersen C, Al-Hamadani M, Smith AL, Dietrich LL. Clinicopathologic correlation and effect of Oncotype DX Recurrence Score on treatment decisions at a community-based academic cancer center. J Clin Oncol. 2015;33(33S):Abstract e11511
  • Fust G, Arason GJ, Kramer J, et al. Genetic basis of tobacco smoking: strong association of a specific major histocompatibility complex haplotype on chromosome 6 with smoking behavior. Int Immunol. 2004;16(10):1507-1514. doi: 10.1093/intimm/dxh152
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