Dr. Avraam Karas, MD

Dr. Avraam Karas, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 78
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Dr. Avraam Karas, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from University Of Athens, School Of Health Sciences in 1965 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

5601 Loch Raven Blvd Ste 404

Baltimore, MD 21239

Contact Information

(410) 323-4041

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 5% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

13  Conditions Treated

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

2  Procedures

  • Lung Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • University Of Athens, School Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • St Barnabas Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • University MD Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karas' Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karas to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Karas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Karas is an excellent, well-experienced, and caring-type physician. I was diagnosed by Dr. Karas with objective neurogenic/vascular TOS as objective testing supported. Dr. Karas also has excellent physician references.
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Dr. Avraam Karas is fantastic! He's compassionate, caring, kind, experienced, knowledgeable, & a Genius in his field! I wouldn't go to anyone else! The Thoracic Outlet surgery is very complex, & not everyone knows how to do it correctly!! I highly recommend him & his staff @ Good Samaritan...more
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Horrible experience! So unprofessional! The receptionist aka Dr. Karas' wife yelled at me. I will not let them open me up and perform surgery even if I had no other choice. It took 3 weeks to schedule the appointment after numerous phone calls and voicemails trying to get someone to answer the...more
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