Dr. Karin M. Hardiman

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
colon and rectal surgery, intestinal surgery

Biography

Karin Hardiman, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the UAB Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery. She was recruited from the University of Michigan in 2019 where she was in academic practice for eight years. Dr. Hardiman practices at the Birmingham VA and University Hospital. Her clinical interests are in colorectal cancer, anal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and anorectal disease. She utilizes minimally invasive surgery where possible.

Dr. Hardiman’s primary research interests are in improving the treatment of colon and rectal cancer via basic and translational research. She has an NIH-funded laboratory studying the role of intra-tumor genetic heterogeneity in colorectal cancer metastasis and response to therapy. She also investigates the importance of multidisciplinary cancer care and survivorship care.

Education

Medical School
University of Alabama School of Medicine

Residency
Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland
General Surgery

Fellowship
Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland
Colorectal Surgery

Contact

Campus Address
KB 419

Phone
(205) 975-1932

E-mail
khardiman@uabmc.edu