Dr. Karnaze has spent the past 25 years perfecting minimally invasive techniques to treat arterial and venous diseases. In addition, he is a renowned expert in newer minimally invasive therapies for cancer patients. He joined Fairfax Radiology in 1988, is certified by the American Board of Radiology and has received subspecialty certification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
Dr. Karnaze works to insure that his patients’ experience at the Fairfax Vein Center is thoroughly professional, that lives are improved, and that each patient is met by a kind and helpful staff member. His personal approach is to ensure each patient receives individual attention, ample time, and superior innovative care that they will recommend to family and friends, and that other physicians and nurses will want for their patients.
Dr. Karnaze completed his residency training in diagnostic radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University in St. Louis. He received fellowship training in interventional radiology at Alexandria Hospital. His medical degree is from the University of Kansas, School of Medicine, where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Karnaze grew up in Kansas City and received a bachelor of arts degree in chemistry from the University of Kansas, where he was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa.
He is past president of the Chesapeake Interventional Radiology Society, and has been recognized as one of the area’s top physicians by both Washingtonian and Consumer Checkbook magazines.
To recharge from his busy schedule, Dr. Karnaze is an avid golfer who likes to spend time with his wife and three children, and enjoys reading, photography, and sports, especially college basketball.