Rochester, Minnesota


Keogh.Karina@mayo.edu Clinical Profile


The research interests of Karina A. Keogh, M.D., focus on asthma and airway diseases occurring alone or in the setting of a system disease process such as eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA), a form of vasculitis associated with asthma.

Dr. Keogh's research involves both assessments of diagnostic tools and evaluation of new treatments, including clinical drug trials.

Focus areas

  • Asthma. Dr. Keogh is clinical director of the Asthma Clinic within Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Mayo Clinic's Rochester, Minnesota, campus. She studies diagnostic measures for asthma, including fractional excretion of exhaled nitric oxide, and is a study investigator in phase III clinical trials for both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  • Vasculitis. Dr. Keogh is an investigator in both clinical trials of pharmaceutical agents and in longitudinal studies of inflammation of the blood vessels (vasculitis).
  • Cough. Dr. Keogh participates in ongoing clinical research regarding the diagnosis and management of chronic cough disorders.

Significance to patient care

Dr. Keogh's long-term research goal is to better serve patients with pulmonary illnesses by developing and applying improved diagnostic tools and treatment options for diseases such as asthma.

Professional highlights

  • Member, Expert Cough Panel, American College of Chest Physicians, 2013-present


Primary Appointment

  1. Consultant, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine

Academic Rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Medicine


  1. MS - Biomedical Sciences Degree in Clinical Research Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. Fellow - Pulmonary (Clinician Investigator Track) Department of Internal Medicine
  3. Resident Clinician Investigator, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. Resident Department of Internal Medicine
  5. Resident Internal Medicine, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. Rotating Internship Departments of Medicine and Surgery, Mater Misericordiae Hospital
  7. MB BCh/BAO University College Dublin

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