Karen Lamp, MD

Interim Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Karen Lamp is currently the Interim Chief Medical Officer along with Dr. Blanca Andres. On staff at the Clinic for the past 33 years, Dr. Lamp is a family physician with a special interest in women’s health and addiction medicine. Dr Lamp participated in the California HealthCare Foundation Leadership Fellowship from 2012-2014. Dr Lamp led the Clinic’s integration of substance use treatment into primary care in collaboration with researchers from the RAND Corporation from 2012-2016. In 2017 she was awarded the Marvin J. Southard “Hope, Wellness, and Recovery Award” for integrating substance use, mental health and primary care services. In 2018, she was awarded the Humanitarian Award at Venice Family Clinic’s Silver Circle event.