Dr. Gary Karakashian, MD

Dr. Gary Karakashian, MD

Dermatology | Male | 56 years old

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Dr. Karakashian specializes in Dermatology and practices in Manasquan, NJ. He practices at 3 locations.

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Dr. Karakashian's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karakashian to family and friends
2.8
based on 61 total surveys (10 with reviews)
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  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Karakashian
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Karakashian's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (55)
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in Monmouth Beach |
Been a patient of this doctor for the past 2 years and feel so compelled to tell everyone how fabulous he is. It's nice knowing when I make an appointment with the office that I will be see by the doctor himself where the trend in the industry seems to be going toward doctors hiring PAs to see a lot of patients. My entire family now sees Dr. K for different derm matters and he has provided phenomenal care and service to each of us. He really knows his cancer stuff, unlike many other drs!!!
in Ocean, NJ |
Visited with Dr. K over the past 3 months 7 times for very bad acne after taking a recommendation from a coworker. I was put on Acutane a few years ago by another doctor in the area and have never been happy being on this because it is very dangerous for a woman who would like to have children in the near future. Too many doctors are too quick to prescribe Acutane!! Dr. K is fabulous!! He treated and cleared my acne without having to go such a radical route without any possible side effects!
in Kinnelon,NJ |
Dr. Karakashian is the most knowledgable and professional dermatologist I have ever been to.
BRICK, Nj |
WENT TO ANOTHER DERMATOLOGIST WHO SAID MY MOLE WAS FINE. I GOT A SECOND OPIONION FROM DR. KARAKASHIAN WHO SAID IT SHOULD BE TESTED. THE BIOPSY SHOWED IT WAS A PREMELANOMA. THANK GOODNESS I WENT TO HIM
Wall, Nj |
Dr K cleared my acne after 2 visits. My old dermatologist couldn't help me after a whole year, but I as always had to see the PA. Dr Karakashian always sees me himself
in Red Bank, NJ |
The best Botox I ever got in 15 years of going to multiple plastic surgeons
Monmouth, NJ |
Saw Dr. Karakashian about 5 times. So my advice is not based on one trip. Avoid. All staff I've interacted with - especially Victoria and the doctor's parents - are very rude. Quick to condescend, talk over, raise voices. They also talk about other patients waiting room in plain speaking voice, for all in waiting to hear. Unethical doctor. Billed for services not rendered. Also administered wrong dosage of treatment knowingly, admitted after. Doctor is 45 min to 2 hours late consistently.
in brick, NJ |
staff is so rude i will never go there again
in Toms River, NJ |
Dr. Karakashian is everything you want from a physician. He is pleasant, knowledgeable and on point every time. I highly recommend Dr. Karakashian for all of your dermatology needs.
in Key Largo, FL |
Dr Karakashian and his staff deal with a lot of patients, some are in a lot of pain and are angry at the world. He treats your ailments and concerns with compassion and out you go feeling a little better. Skin cancer and its associated troubles can be scary. The good doctor puts your mind at ease and will explain the options, treatments and cures. His staff will help you through the insurance quagmire also. He came in on a Sunday during a holiday weekend to treat me. That's a real doctor!
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Dr. Karakashian's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Sanction

    Dr. Karakashian has received 1 sanction

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    • Failure to disclose required information (7/31/2013)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: New Jersey
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Why It Matters: Dr. Karakashian's Board Certifications

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Dermatitis
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lyme Disease
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    Albany Medical College

    Graduated in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Albany Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1985

    University Md Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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Specialties

  • Dermatology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
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