Dr. Karen J. Poley, MD

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology • Female • Age 47

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Dr. Poley's Experience

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Dr. Poley's Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Hospital Quality

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Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center
736 Cambridge St
Brighton, MA 02135

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
SMG Brookline Women's Health
SMG Brookline Women's Health
226 Harvard Ave
Allston, MA 02134
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    Dr. Poley's Experience

    Specialties

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Board Certifications

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    • Birth Control
    • Colposcopy
    • C-Section
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Hysterectomy - Open
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
    • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
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    • Bone Disorders
    • Breech Position
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Encounters for High-Risk Pregnancies
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Endometriosis
    • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
    • Mastodynia
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Miscarriages
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Perimenopause
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Uterine Prolapse
    • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
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    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Yeast Infections
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    • 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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Mi Med Sch
    Graduated in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    New England Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Poley & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Poley's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Poley

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.6
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    4.6 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Poley to family and friends

    4.6 out of 5

    8 responses

    Dr. Poley's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.6 out of 5

    8 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    8 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.6 out of 5

    8 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Poley

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.5 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

    8 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

    8 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    SMG Brookline Women's Health
    226 Harvard Ave
    Allston, MA 02134
    (617) 751-5520 (Office)
    (617) 383-6450 (Fax)
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