Dr. Christopher Karkut, MD

Dr. Christopher Karkut, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Christopher Karkut, MD is a cardiology specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from The Brody Sch Of Med At E Carolina Univ in 2006 and specializes in cardiology.

1616 Kensington Ave

Buffalo, NY 14215

Contact Information

(716) 834-3278

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independent Health

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
high
more than 84% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
high
more than 83% of peers
Hypertension
high
more than 80% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • The Brody Sch Of Med At E Carolina Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karkut has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karkut's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Karkut

3.3

Based on 7 reviews

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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Karkut's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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Dr. Karkut listens to his patients and makes them feel very comfortable. The staff is also excellent. The office is efficiently run and a comfortable and friendly place.
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Peter J. Wolfe in Buffalo, NY – Nov 30, 2017
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I had a great experience with Dr. Karkut and at his practice. I never wait very long and he describes everything to me very specifically. I would recommended him to my family anyday.
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Chelsea in Buffalo, NY – Feb 24, 2017
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Dr Karkut came in to discharge me after days of chest pain and two ER visits, without having completely read my chart (which had a bad EKG). He told me not only were my tests all negative, which was wonderful, but then proceeded to tell me I didn't even need to see a cardiologist. I found him...Read More
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Buffalo, NY – Feb 23, 2017
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Dr. Karkut provides excellent care to maintain a healthy life. Not only is he my cardiologist, but my wife's too and she is so grateful for his care. Dr. Karkut gave Linda hope and to see my wife getting back to a healthy living, gives me great hope. Thank you Dr. Karkut.
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Buffalo, NY – Feb 06, 2017
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Absolutely nothing special in general and have had my doubts about him too. Could be a better/more generous communicator. And the staff - with an occasional pleasant surprise, most of their interactions ranged from tepid to downright dismissive.
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GettingBetter in Buffalo, NY – Jan 06, 2017
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