Our Physicians
Karen Thies, Ph.D., DO, FACOG

Karen Thies, Ph.D., DO, FACOG

Dr. Karen Thies is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Thies grew up in rural Missouri. She obtained a Ph.D. in structural engineering and designed stadiums and arenas prior to medical school. After her family was complete, she attended the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and completed her residency at the University of Missouri School of Medicine.

She joined Women's Health Associates after residency and is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Missouri State Medical Association, and Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons.  She has been a medical volunteer and medical advisor for My Life Clinics since completing her residency.

Dr. Thies is married and  she and her husband are further enriched with a son and daughter.  She embraces family activities involving skiing, scuba diving, AAU Basketball with her son, the outdoors with her daughter, and any travel that doesn't require flying. She enjoys jogging with two dogs, tennis, basketball, water colors/oils, and do-it-yourself landscaping and remodeling projects.

Dr. Thies sees patients in her office in Suite 350 on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and on Friday Mornings.  She is dedicated to surgery on Tuesday.

Office Location(s):

Women's Health Associates, Inc.

1601 E Broadway
Suites 100, 300, 330, 350
Columbia, Missouri   65201
Location Phone: 573-443-8796
Location Fax: 573-875-3949

Accepting new patients:
I am accepting new patients.

Primary Specialty:
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Special interest in general and high risk obstetrics, pelvic prolapse with reconstruction surgery

Secondary Specialty:
Operative laparoscopy inclusive of hysterectomy, adolescent through menopause issues

Board Certifications:

Honors and Awards:
Outstanding Resident Research Award : 2007
William T. Griffin Outstanding OB/GYN Resident : 2007
Outstanding Teaching Resident-University of Missouri School of Medicine : 2006
Cum Laude : 2003
Doctorate Honors University of Kansas School of Engineering : 1992

Women's Health Associates, Inc.
1601 E Broadway
Suites 100, 300, 330, 350
Columbia, MO 65201

Phone: 573-443-8796
Fax: 573-875-3949