Dr. Karen J. Hansen-Smith, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Female • Age 50

1570 E Herndon Ave
Fresno, CA 93720
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Community Medical Providers
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1570 E Herndon Ave
Fresno, CA 93720
Hansen-Smith Family Medicine
Hansen-Smith Family Medicine
2440 Tulare St Ste 240
Fresno, CA 93721
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    Dr. Hansen-Smith's Experience

    Dr. Hansen-Smith's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • Audiometry
    • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Biopsy
    • Colposcopy
    • Coronary Interventional Procedures
    • EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
    • Routine Gynecological Care
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
    • Acne
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Pollen
    • Anemia
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Bladder Diseases
    • Bone Loss
    • Breathing Disorders
    • Cancer Treatment Complications
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cervicitis
    • Clotting and Bleeding Disorders
    • Constipation
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Cough
    • Cystitis
    • Depression
    • Dermatitis
    • Diabetes
    • Diarrhea
    • Ear Infection
    • Emphysema
    • Endocrine Disorders
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Excessive Sweating
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    • Eye Disorders
    • Folliculitis
    • Foot & Ankle Disorders
    • Foot & Ankle Injuries
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastroenteritis
    • Goiter
    • Gout
    • Hashimoto's Disease
    • Headache
    • Hormone Imbalance
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Impetigo
    • Incontinence
    • Infections
    • Insect Sting Allergies
    • Insomnia
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Laryngitis
    • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
    • Ligament Sprain
    • Malignant Otitis Externa
    • Mastoiditis
    • Menopause
    • Menorrhagia
    • Metabolic Syndrome X
    • Migraine
    • Osteoporosis
    • Otitis Media
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Ovarian Disorders
    • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Perimenopause
    • Pernicious Anemia
    • Pharyngitis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pneumonia
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Postpartum Depression
    • Premenstrual Syndrome
    • Psoriasis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Respiratory Diseases
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Ringworm
    • Rosacea
    • Seasonal Affective Disorder
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Shingles
    • Sinusitis
    • Skin Diseases
    • Solar Keratoses
    • Sports Injuries
    • Strep Throat
    • Streptococcal Infections
    • Tendonitis
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Tonsillitis
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Warts
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • A new life for former Albany doctor, 1/28/2006
    • New practice is just what the doctor ordered, 12/25/2005
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Loma Linda University
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Complete in 1993

    Residency Hospital

    Loma Linda Community Hospital
    Complete in 1995

    Undergraduate Schools

    California State University, Fresno
    Graduated in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hansen-Smith & Staff

    • English
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Hansen-Smith
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
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    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
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    4 responses
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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Community Medical Providers
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    1570 E Herndon Ave
    Fresno, CA 93720
    (559) 437-7300 (Office)
    (559) 437-7308 (Fax)
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    Hansen-Smith Family Medicine
    2440 Tulare St Ste 240
    Fresno, CA 93721
    (559) 485-3639 (Office)
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