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Dr. Karnis is originally from Toronto. She pursued her undergraduate studies at McMaster University, where she earned a bachelor of Arts and Science. In 1993 she graduated from medical school at McMaster University. Dr. Karnis completed her internship at the University of Toronto, in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She then returned to McMaster for her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Karnis moved to Boston, Massachusetts where she engaged in a three year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Harvard Medical School, in conjunction with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Boston IVF. She returned to Hamilton and joined the Centre for Reproductive Care in March of 2002. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is U.S. Board Eligible in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Karnis doubles as a wife and mother of three young children.


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  • BAS - McMaster University 
  • MD - McMaster University 
  • Fellowship - Harvard Medical School 

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