Karen B Grothe, PhD ABPP LP
  • Associate Professor
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Rochester, MN USA


Dr. Grothe is a board-certified Clinical Health Psychologist and an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Louisiana State University, completed her internship and post-doctoral training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and joined Mayo Clinic in 2008. She has over 40 publications, over 50 national presentations, and is on the editorial board for Bariatric Times. Her clinical and research activities focus on the psychological aspects of obesity and bariatric surgery and helping patients with health concerns become more resilient.