Dr. Karen Heupel MD

  • Aerospace Medicine Usaf Academy, CO

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Dr. Karen Heupel, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Usaf Academy, CO, with another office in Montgomery, AL. She has 20 years of experience. Her specialties include Aerospace Medicine. Dr. Heupel is affiliated with Wilford Hall U S A F Med Ctr, Lackland Afb, Tx. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Karen Heupel has the following 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.

Aerospace Medicine

If you’re a pilot, flight attendant or astronaut, you may benefit from consulting with an aerospace medical physician. They specialize in health risks and conditions associated with traveling into abnormal air and space environments, usually caused by pressure and altitude changes or reduced oxygen levels. This includes hypoxia, ebullism and hypobaria.
Other areas of expertise include jet lag, dehydration and your body’s response to thermal stress, which can influence your decision making ability. More serious conditions might include G-induced loss of consciousness (known as G-LOC), spatial disorientation and space adaptation syndrome, a sickness common when your body is adjusting to weightlessness.

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Locations & Directions

USAF Academy Hospital

4102 Pinion Dr
Usaf Academy, CO 80840

300 Twining St
Montgomery, AL 36112

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