Dr. Bethany Karl, DO

Dr. Bethany Karl, DO

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Dr. Bethany Karl, DO is a pulmonologist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 11 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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more than 87% of peers
Acute Kidney Failure
more than 72% of peers
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
more than 64% of peers

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Dr. Karl's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Karl "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 in nephrology and hypertension and a residency in internal medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Maine. She is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology.She is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Nephrology and Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons of California.Prior to medical school, Dr. Karl worked as an emergency medical technician and wilderness medicine Instructor. When not at work she can be found outside spending time with family, swimming or playing soccer."
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4  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

73  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Uc San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Uc San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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