Dr. Ashok J. Kar, MD

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Dr. Ashok J. Kar, MD

Urology | Male

Affiliated Urologists Of OC 1310 W Stewart Dr Ste 402, Orange, CA 92868 Get Directions
(714) 667-1000

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All patients are treated with the greatest expertise possible.Sometimes wait times in the office are exceeded because each patient is given the maximum attention and care.Read more

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  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Kar's Review Details
4.8 based on 17 responses
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Kar
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (17)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (17)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (17)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Kar's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (17)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (17)
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Dr. Ashok J. Kar, MD says

Patient satisfaction scores specially on Health Grades are unfair because they do not represent the expertise of physicians and sometimes unfounded comments are made.Instead one should review ones malpractice history and complaints to the Medical Board while choosing a physician.

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Always professional and very knowledgeable. Have seen Dr. Kar for over 16 years and his level of care has always been great.
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Specialties

  • Urology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  • Robotic Surgery

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Kar's Board Certifications

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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

Dr. Kar says..

Dr.Kar started the Robotic Surgery Program at St.Joseph Hospital in 2003 and being one of the pioneers of robotic surgery he has been invited to teach and demonstrate robotic surgery locally,nationally and Internationally.

Dr.Kar has been Chief of Staff at St.Joseph Hospital from 2006-2008 and has served on the Board of Trustees of the hospital.

HIFU (High Intensity Focussed Ultrasounf) for management of Prostate Cancer.Dr Kar is amongst the FIRST doctors in the US to offer this exciting treatment

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  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

Procedures Performed

Dr. Kar says..

Robotic Surgery allows minimally invasive surgery to be performed for major procedures with improved outcomes and quicker recovery.

Please visit www.karurology.com

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  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Mumbai/ Topiwala National Medical College and Nair Hospital

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Med College Ohio

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Ohio

    Completed in 1985

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Bombay,India

    Graduated in 1974

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

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Dr. Kar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Urology
  • Board certified in Urology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Kar's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Kar

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Kar's Care Philosophy

All patients are treated with the greatest expertise possible.Sometimes wait times in the office are exceeded because each patient is given the maximum attention and care.

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Dr. Kar says...

Dr.Kar started the Robotic Surgery Program at St.Joseph Hospital in 2003 and being one of the pioneers of robotic surgery he has been invited to teach and demonstrate robotic surgery locally,nationally and Internationally.

Dr.Kar has been Chief of Staff at St.Joseph Hospital from 2006-2008 and has served on the Board of Trustees of the hospital.

HIFU (High Intensity Focussed Ultrasounf) for management of Prostate Cancer.Dr Kar is amongst the FIRST doctors in the US to offer this exciting treatment

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Dr. Kar says...

Robotic Surgery allows minimally invasive surgery to be performed for major procedures with improved outcomes and quicker recovery.

Please visit www.karurology.com

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Dr. Kar says...

Patient satisfaction scores specially on Health Grades are unfair because they do not represent the expertise of physicians and sometimes unfounded comments are made.Instead one should review ones malpractice history and complaints to the Medical Board while choosing a physician.