Dr. Karen Tierney, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Female • Age 62

530 Ramona Ave
Monterey, CA 93940
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Dr. Tierney's Specialties

  • Family Medicine

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Hospital Quality

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Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
23625 Holman Hwy
Monterey, CA 93940

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Vawter & Tierney Mds
Vawter & Tierney Mds
530 Ramona Ave
Monterey, CA 93940
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    Dr. Tierney's Experience

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    Procedures Dr. Tierney Performs

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    Background Check for Dr. Tierney

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Brown Medical School
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    Natividad Medical Center

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Wisconsin-Madison
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Tierney & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Tierney's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula where Dr. Tierney has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Tierney

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tierney to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    13 responses

    Dr. Tierney's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.8 out of 5

    13 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    13 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    13 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    13 responses

    Experience with Dr. Tierney

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    13 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Tierney accepting new patients?

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    Office Locations

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    Vawter & Tierney Mds
    530 Ramona Ave
    Monterey, CA 93940
    (831) 647-8700 (Office)
    (831) 647-8296 (Fax)
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