Capital Digestive Physician Sean M. Karp, MD, FACG

Sean M. Karp, MD, FACG


A graduate of Duke University, Sean Karp, MD completed his Internal Medicine residency at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Following training, Dr. Karp honed his clinical skills as an inpatient Hospitalist at the Washington Hospital Center, in Washington, DC, before completing his subspecialty training in Gastroenterology through the combined Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center fellowship program.

Dr. Karp takes a compassionate approach to patient care and employs a holistic view on treating disease. This approach includes consultation on nutrition and exercise in addition to traditional clinical treatments. His professional interests include diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, as well as management of functional gastrointestinal disorders. Dr. Karp has been recognized by his peers as a “Top Doctor” in Washingtonian magazine.

Dr. Karp is an avid athlete and especially enjoys spending time with his wife and their three young children.


  • English

Office Locations

Endoscopy Centers


Medical Education

Drexel University College of Medicine / Philadelphia, PA / Doctor of Medicine


Mount Sinai Medical Center / New York, NY


Gastroenterology / Georgetown University / Washington Hospital Center / Washington, DC

Undergraduate Education

Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy Studies / Duke University / Durham, NC


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  • Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

    American Board of Internal Medicine


Endoscopy Center Affiliations

  • Ambulatory Endoscopy Center of Maryland

Hospital Affiliations

  • Washington Adventist Hospital
  • Laurel Regional Hospital
  • Howard County General Hospital

Member of

  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America – Member
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Gastroenterological Association – Member
  • American College of Gastroenterology – Member
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases