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Susan Karp

Clinical nurse specialist

Susan Karp is a clinical nurse specialist who specializes in caring for children and adults with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders. She has served as the nurse coordinator of UCSF Medical Center's Hemophilia Treatment Center since 1978. Karp has lectured extensively at both national and local hemophilia meetings for both providers and patients. She is also actively involved in patient outreach and support programs and helped to start the Northern California Hemophilia Summer Camp, now in its 28th year.

Karp earned an undergraduate degree in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley and an undergraduate and graduate degree in nursing from Boston University, where she was elected to Sigma Theta Tau, the National Nursing Honor Society. She has served on the following committees: the National Hemophilia Foundation Education Committee, the board of directors of the Northern California Hemophilia Foundation, the federal office of Maternal Child Health Ad Hoc Advisory Committee to Evaluate a National HIV/AIDS Prevention Project and the local Ryan White Planning Council to evaluate projects and award funds to Bay Area HIV Programs. Karp also served as chairperson of the National Hemophilia Foundation Nursing Executive Committee. In 1991, she was awarded the First Annual National Hemophilia Foundation Nursing Award.


Hemophilia Treatment Center
400 Parnassus Ave., 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2421
Fax: (415) 353-2467

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

This health care professional is not a member of UCSF Medical Group. Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for services.