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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 48

5241 Buffalo Rd Ste 2
Erie, PA 16510
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Hospital Quality

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Upmc Hamot
201 State Street
Erie, PA 16550

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Harborcreek Family Physicians
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5241 Buffalo Rd Ste 2
Erie, PA 16510
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    Dr. Kurien's Experience

    Dr. Kurien's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
    1
    • Coronary Interventional Procedures
    • Earwax Removal
    • Foreign Body Removal
    • Newborn Care
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abnormal Heart Beat
    • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
    • Acne
    • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
    • Adhesive Capsulitis of Shoulder
    • Adverse Drug Reactions
    • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Pollen
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Amyloidosis
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Anemia
    • Angina
    • Angioedema
    • Anhidrosis (Absence of Sweating)
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Anxiety
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arteriosclerosis
    • Arthritis
    • Aspiration Pneumonia
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Athlete's Foot
    • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Back Pain
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    • Barotrauma
    • Behavioral Disorders
    • Benign Positional Vertigo
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Bladder Diseases
    • Boil
    • Bone Loss
    • Breathing Disorders
    • Cancer Treatment Complications
    • Canker Sore
    • Carbuncle
    • Cardiac Arrest
    • Cardiac Arrhythmia
    • Cardiac Dysrhythmia
    • Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cat Scratch Disease
    • Celiac Disease
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cervicitis
    • Chest Pain
    • Chickenpox
    • Chronic Bronchitis
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Clotting and Bleeding Disorders
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colic
    • Colitis
    • Concussion
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Connective Tissue Disorders
    • Constitutional Growth Delay
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Corneal Scar
    • Cough
    • Croup
    • Cushing's Syndrome
    • Cystitis
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Dementia
    • Depression
    • Dermatitis
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Diabetes
    • Diarrhea
    • Diverticulitis
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Infection
    • Eating Disorders
    • Elbow Pain
    • Electrolyte Disorders
    • Emphysema
    • Encephalitis
    • Endocarditis
    • Endocrine Disorders
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Epilepsy
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Essential Tremor
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Excessive Sweating
    • Eye Disorders
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Growth
    • Facial Diseases
    • Facial Disorders
    • Fall
    • Febrile Convulsion
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Folliculitis
    • Food Allergy
    • Foot & Ankle Disorders
    • Foot & Ankle Injuries
    • Functional Dyspepsia
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Gallstones
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastroenteritis
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glomerulonephritis
    • Goiter
    • Gout
    • Graves' Disease
    • Growth Delay
    • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
    • Hand Pain
    • Hashimoto's Disease
    • Headache
    • Hearing Loss
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hip Diseases
    • Hip Injury
    • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
    • Hives
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Hormone Imbalance
    • Human Parvovirus B19 Infection
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hypertension
    • Hyperthrophic Scar
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Icterus
    • Impacted Shoulders
    • Impetigo
    • Impingement Syndrome
    • Incontinence
    • Indigestion, Non-Ulcer
    • Infections
    • Insect Sting Allergies
    • Insomnia
    • Insulin Resistance Syndrome
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Jock Itch
    • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Keloid Scar
    • Kidney Disease
    • Kidney Failure
    • Kidney Stones
    • Knee Pain
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Laryngitis
    • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
    • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
    • Lead Poisoning
    • Leukemia
    • Ligament Sprain
    • Liver Diseases
    • Liver Diseases & Disorders (incl. Hepatitis & Cirrhosis)
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Lyme Disease
    • Male Hypogonadism
    • Malignant Otitis Externa
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Mastoiditis
    • Measles
    • Meniscus Tear
    • Menorrhagia
    • Metabolic Syndrome X
    • Metatarsalgia
    • Migraine
    • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
    • Mitral Valve Prolapse
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mittelschmerz
    • Mole
    • Mononucleosis
    • Multiple Myeloma
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Musculoskeletal Diseases
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myocarditis
    • Neck Pain
    • Neonatal (Newborn) Infection
    • Nervous System Disorders
    • Neuralgia
    • Neurological Diseases
    • Neuropathic Diseases & Disorders
    • Nosebleed
    • Obesity
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoporosis
    • Otitis Media
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Paget's Disease
    • Pancreatitis
    • Panic Attack
    • Paraplegia
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Parotitis
    • Parvovirus Infection
    • Pediatric Trauma
    • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Pericarditis
    • Peripheral Artery Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Pernicious Anemia
    • Pharyngitis
    • Phlebitis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pleurisy
    • Pneumonia
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Postherpetic Neuralgia
    • Premenstrual Syndrome
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostatitis
    • Pruritus Ani
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Respiratory Diseases
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Rheumatic Diseases
    • Rhinophyma
    • Ringworm
    • Ringworm of the Beard
    • Rosacea
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Salivary Duct Stones
    • Salivary Gland Stones
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scabies
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scleroderma
    • Seasonal Affective Disorder
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sepsis
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Shin Splints
    • Shingles
    • Short Stature
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Sialadenitis
    • Sick Sinus Syndrome
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Sinusitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Skin Cancer
    • Skin Diseases
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Snoring
    • Solar Keratoses
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Still's Disease
    • Strep Throat
    • Streptococcal Infections
    • Stress Fracture
    • Stroke
    • Substance Abuse
    • Syncope
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tachycardia
    • Tendonitis
    • Testosterone Deficiency
    • Tetanus
    • Thrombocytopenia
    • Thrombophlebitis
    • Thrush
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Tinnitus
    • Torn Cartilage
    • Tourette's Syndrome
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Trichomoniasis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Varicella Zoster
    • Varicose Veins
    • Warts
    • Weight Loss
    • Whooping Cough
    • Wilson's Disease
    • Wrist Pain
    • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Lehman Scholars
    • Magna Cum Laude in University
    • Golden Key
    • Society of Teachers in Medicine Award for excellence in Teaching (as a resident)
    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1997

    Internship Hospital

    Hamot Hospital
    Complete in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    Hamot Hospital
    Complete in 2001
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kurien & Staff

    • English
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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Kurien's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    5241 Buffalo Rd Ste 2
    Erie, PA 16510
    (814) 877-5100 (Office)
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