Dr. Bethany Karl, DO

Dr. Bethany Karl, DO

Pulmonology  |  
Female
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Dr. Bethany Karl, DO is a pulmonology doctor who practices in La Jolla, CA. She has been practicing for 10 years. Read her story

9300 Campus Point Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Acidosis
high
more than 87% of peers
Acute Kidney Failure
normal
more than 72% of peers
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
normal
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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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • 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

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Emphysema
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Hemodialysis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 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
Media & Publications

Dr. Karl has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karl's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karl to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Karl's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Karl accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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