Riny Albair Karras, MD

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Speaks

Languages

Arabic

Provider Groups

  • Holy Cross Medical Group

Primary Contact

(301)949-4242

Services & Specialties

Areas of Specialization

  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
  • Thoracic Surgery

Locations & Contact

Primary Location

Holy Cross Health Partners in Kensington

10605 Concord St
Ste 205
Kensington , MD 20895

View hours
Monday
8:00am - 4:30pm
Tuesday
8:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday
8:00am - 4:30pm
Thursday
8:00am - 4:30pm
Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
Holy Cross Health Partners in Kensington

About

Riny Karras, MD, is a board certified Cardiothoracic Vascular surgeon with Holy Cross Health Partners in Kensington. She has been in practice since July 2011 and specializes in minimally invasive and robotic thoracic surgery. Her areas of interest include lung cancer screening and early-stage lung cancer.

Karras earned her medical degree from Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health and completed her fellowship at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida.

When asked what compelled her to enter the field of medicine, Karras shared “I entered medicine for multiple reasons, and helping individuals in their time of need is one of the most important.” She also appreciates that she can constantly learn new skill sets.

When she has spare time, Karras enjoys spending time with her family. She also finds painting to be a relaxing activity. Her art has been featured in multiple exhibits.

Additional Resources

Education & Certifications

Education

Education:
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (2003)

Residency:
Saint Agnes Hospital (2004)

Residency:
University of Illinois - Graduate Medical Education (2005)

Fellowship:
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital (2011)

Board Certifications

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), Thoracic Surgery, American Board of (2013)

Surgery, Surgery, American Board of (2010)

Provider Groups

Holy Cross Medical Group