Dr. Edward Karpman, MD
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Dr. Edward Karpman, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Mountain View, CA. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Dr. Karpman is affiliated with El Camino Hospital- Mountain View Campus.

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    3.8
    based on 12 total surveys (5 with reviews)
    Dr. Karpman's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Reviews (5)
    in Santa Maria |
    I'm writing this to help others who maybe considering a penile implant. Dr. Karpman is the best. Was recommended by a member of the website LPSG. He explains everything,and what to expect. I followed his instructions after surgery, everything is going well. Would absolutely recommend this over medication. No more waiting for medication to work. If you have had prostate cancer, this is the gold standard for a normal erection . Medicare covers most of the costs,your health insurance will cover .
    in Las Vegas, NV |
    I Interviewed 4 doctors nationwide (yes I traveled to each: New York, Chicago, Colorado, and California) and concluded that Dr. Karpman was my best choice. Dr. Karpman gave me an implant. His preliminary workup was through and to the point. Everything (positives and negatives) were clearly explained. His procedure was efficient and I healed quickly. His follow-up was good and he made sure I had all the information I needed prior to releasing me. I would readily recommend Dr. Karpman.
    in Sunnyvale, CA |
    I had a 10:15 arrived 9:45 and waited 3 hours before seeing the doctor, who spent 10 minutes with me and advised to do a $20,000 procedure.. They advised they will bill medicare but took an impression of my c.c. Next thing I know I have a $393.00 charge to my credit card. I receive a bill and it asked for my Kaiser number to bill them. I called the office and asked why they charged me when they told me they would bill my ins. They said no they can not I have to pay. 72 years old and ripped off.
    in Sunnyvale, CA |
    First impression was so bad that I got a refund and left. If you're okay with feeling like a second-class citizen by waiting 1.5 hours to be seen then this is the doctor for you! Nothing says my time is more important than yours than by asking you to show up early to fill out paperwork and then leaving you in the waiting room without any updates to how long you'll be waiting. Typical example of how doctors overbook so they make more money, at the expense and detriment of the patient experience
    in San Rafael, CA |
    Dr. Karpman is tops in his field with respect to penile prosthesis placement. He did a superb job, and is a caring, kind individual. He's the go-to guy in Northern CA. It was worth the hour drive.
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    •  Specializes in Urology
    •  Board certified in Urology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Urology

    Conditions Treated

    • Balanoposthitis
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Diseases
    • Bladder Diverticulum
    • Bladder Infection
    • Bladder Stones
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Cancer
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Kidney Disease
    • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
    • Kidney Stones
    • Male Infertility
    • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
    • Peyronie's Disease
    • Phosphodiesterase Inhibitor Interactions
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostatitis
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spermatocele
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Undescended Testicles
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Urethral Stricture
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Urinary Hesitancy
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Stones
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Yeast Infections

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1999

    • Internship Hospital
      Univ Of California Davis Medical Center

      Completed in 2000

    • Residency Hospital
      Univ Of California Davis Medical Center

      Completed in 2005

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Baylor University Medical Center

      Completed in 2006

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of California, Davis

      Graduated in 1994

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Chinese
    • Russian

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    Specialties

    • Urology

    Procedures Performed

    • Bladder Surgery
    • Brachytherapy
    • Circumcision
    • Complex Penile Surgery
    • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
    • Green Light Photovaporization of the Prostate (PVP)
    • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
    • Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Intra Uterine Insemination
    • Kidney Removal
    • Kidney Stones Treatment
    • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
    • Lithotripsy
    • Microsurgery Vasectomy Reversal
    • Microsurgical Procedure
    • Microwave Treatment of Prostate
    • Orchiectomy
    • Penile Implants
    • Percutaneous Kidney Stone Removal
    • Peyronie's Disease Injection Therapy
    • Prostate Brachytherapy
    • Prostate Procedures
    • Prostate Removal
    • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Prosthetic
    • Radical Prostate Removal
    • Sex Therapy
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
    • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
    • Ureteral Reimplantation
    • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
    • Ureterscopies
    • Urethral Dilation
    • Urethral Sling
    • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
    • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
    • Uroflowmetry
    • Urological Surgery
    • Urology Procedure
    • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
    • Vasectomy
    • Vasectomy Reversal
    • Wound Repair