Dr. Bethany Karl, DO

Dr. Bethany Karl, DO

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Dr. Bethany Karl, DO is a pulmonologist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2007 and specializes in pulmonary disease, internal medicine, and more.Read her story

9300 Campus Point Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Karl's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hyperkalemia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karl treats Hyperkalemia more than 88% of her peers

Dr. Karl treats this condition more than 88% of her peers

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karl treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 84% of her peers

Dr. Karl treats this condition more than 84% of her peers

Acidosis
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karl treats Acidosis more than 82% of her peers

Dr. Karl treats this condition more than 82% of her peers

Dr. Karl's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Emphysema
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Fungal Infections
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

"Bethany E. Karl, DO, is board-certified nephrologist. She is an assistant professor in Department of Medicine and works in the Divisions of Nephrology as well as Hospital Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Karl completed a fellowship i...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

UC San Diego, School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
UC San Diego, School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2007
University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
2007

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