Dr. Farhad Karim, MD

Dr. Farhad Karim, MD

Allergy & Immunology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Farhad Karim, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Dhaka Medical College, University Of Dhaka in 1972 and specializes in allergy & immunology.Read his story

2387 Professional Heights Dr Ste 60

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

(859) 277-1137

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 97% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pollen Allergy
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Karim's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Karim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Karim "Farhad Karim, M.D. Dr. Karim completed residency in pediatrics at the Pontiac Affiliated Hospitals in Pontiac, MI and his fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at The University of Chicago before starting practice. He is an active member of several national and local professional organizations including the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Lexington Medical Society where he served as President in 2011, and Kentucky Medical Association where he has served as a delegate from Lexington. Dr. Karim has been the Chief, section of Allergy at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington since 1998. He is also active in the local community and has served on several boards. Dr. Karim is certified by The American Board of Pediatrics. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. His interests include running and motorcycling."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Karim "Experienced allergist providing state of the art, compassionate management of all allergy and asthma related disorder."

1  Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

14  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Allergen Immunotherapy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Breath Testing
  • Desensitization
  • Immunotherapy
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Spirometry
  • Xolair® Therapy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1965
  • Dhaka Medical College, University Of Dhaka
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Dhaka Medical College Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Pontiac Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Chicago Pritzker School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bengali

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karim to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Karim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I was very disappointed in this practice. The office staff is very unprofessional. For instance, one of the staff had a very public "disagreement" with a patient for all in the office to witness. They were rude to me and I did not feel confident in the cleanliness of the practice. The lab Air...more
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