Dr. John Karlen, MD

Dr. John Karlen, MD

Gynecologic Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
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Dr. John Karlen, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Akron, OH and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in gynecologic oncology.

75 Arch St Ste 402

Akron, OH 44304

Contact Information

(330) 376-4810

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Karlen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Uterine Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hysterectomy - Open
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Karlen'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.

1  Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

51  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Oncology Surgery
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Dissection for Endometrial Cancer (Uterine Cancer)
  • Pap Smear
  • Paracentesis
  • Radical Cydoreductive Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
  • Radical Hysterectomies for Cervical Cancer
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Akron City Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Genesee Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Roswell Park Meml Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karlen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karlen's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karlen to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Karlen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Do not recommend!!! Do not use this doctor! (Dr.orange spray-tan) Arrogant!!! NEEDS TO RETIRE!!! He likes to quote how long he's been "doing this", He has a terrible bedside manner, Nurses are low skilled office people/nurses. Dr. Does not use gloves or wash his hands before during or after...more
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He cancels multiple appointments or is usually running over an hour or more late. His office always claims that he got called in to surgery but after the first couple of years of hearing that excuse multiple times, I asked the office staff the real reason. They just laughed and said that surgery...more
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