New faculty spotlight: Karina Bishop, M.D.

August 16, 2017

Image with caption: Karina Bishop, M.D.

Karina Bishop, M.D.

Karina Bishop, M.D., is a new faculty member at UNMC.

  • Name: Karina Bishop, M.D.
  • Hometown: Panama City, Panama
  • Title and department at UNMC: Assistant professor, UNMC Department of Internal Medicine

Research/professional interests:

  • Geriatrics
  • Outpatient care
  • Long-term care
  • Medical direction
  • Caregiver support

How I fell in love with geriatrics:
Talking to elders, I learned from the stories, their manners and their outlook on life.


  • M.D., Universidad de Panama, Panama City, Panama
  • Residency, family medicine, Creighton University, Omaha


  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care

Three things people may not know about me:

  • Spanish is my native language.
  • I love biking, Zumba and traveling.
  • I'm trying out gardening for the first time ever this year.


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Ana Yuil, MD
August 16, 2017 at 4:20 PM