ASTORIA — Columbia Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce Dr. Jarrod Karnofski, DPT, ATC, CSCS has accepted the position of director of Ancillary and Support Services for Columbia Memorial Hospital. This is a new position, designed to help support the continued growth CMH is experiencing. Karnofski was selected for this position due to his demonstrated success as both a manager and outstanding therapist in his previous role as manager of rehabilitation services. 

Karnofski has long ties to the community as a graduate from Ilwaco High School, where he still volunteers as an athletic trainer for sporting events. He graduated from Pacific University in 2002 with a bachelor’s in exercise science and sports medicine and a minor in business administration. Karnofski went on to receive his doctor of physical therapy degree in 2005 from Pacific University. He was awarded the alumni award for “Most Outstanding Graduate” from the School of Physical Therapy and graduated with distinction honors. Karnofski also earned his certifications as an athletic trainer and strength and conditioning specialist, both in 2004.

Prior to joining CMH in 2007, Karnofski worked at Rebound Rehabilitation for six years, Tuality Healthcare for two years, and Ocean Beach Physical Therapy for three years.

In his spare time he enjoys playing softball, golfing and playing the bass guitar. Karnofski enjoys spending time with his wife, Carole, and his two children Michael, 4, and Jenna, 2.

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