Dr. Jon Karl, MD

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Dr. Jon Karl, MD


Pain Medicine | Male

Ortho NorthEast 5050 N Clinton St, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 Get Directions
(260) 484-8551

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Dr. Karl joined Ortho NorthEast ("ONE") in 2008 and specializes in Pain Management. He is an anesthesiologist with advanced fellowship...Read more

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Patient Reviews (8)
in Huntington In |
I was seeing Dr Karl since 2010 and I always felt comfortable with him then when I ask his nurse practitioner if she would ask him to up my medicine she did so without consulting him then I had a urine test and he said my levels were low so he said I violated my contract so I've been suffering through pain it takes awhile to find a good doctor I wish Dr Karl would have come to me He made a lot of money off of me for the joint injections I had i trusted him
in Bryan OH. 43506 |
I've been with Dr. Karl now for a A few years and he has not only listened to me as a person and not as a number to get in and out of the office, but he hears what you are saying. I have a few issues and he deals with all my pain. I would certainly recommend him to anyone if you have difficult pain management Issues, he will help you.
in Huntington, IN |
Dr. Karl is very thorough and compassionate and I highly recommend him to anyone suffering from chronic pain.
in Ft Wayne, IN |
I have seen dr Karl for 5 years. He listens much better and answers with much better knowledge than other doctors I have seen. I put trust in him and find a good patient/doctor bond with him. He is the best doctor I have seen...and yes that is a lot to say. With the long range of physical disabilities I have acquired and inherited through my years dr Karl is the only doctor I will trust to this point. I do not like doctors but I need one and he is actually a great doctor for me.
Fort Wayne, IN |
If you have a hard time getting into Dr. Karl don't hesitate to see his NP (Magdalena Schwartz). She is excellent.
in Ft Wayne, IN |
Dr. Karl was very compassionate in handling my PTSD symptoms which directly impacted my treatment. He was able to help me and treated me with great kindness and respect.
Columbia City |
Dr. Karl has treated my severe fibromyalgia for over 2 years. He listens, he cares and he understands an illness that many believe isn't real. I recommend him highly.
in Huntington, IN |
Didn't listen to what my concerns were. Just wanted to charge a large bill and do injections when weren't needed.
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Dr. Karl joined Ortho NorthEast ("ONE") in 2008 and specializes in Pain Management. He is an anesthesiologist with advanced fellowship training in pain management.

Dr. Karl treats most types of pain syndromes, including back, limb, neck, and joint pain. He focuses on non-surgical treatment options for Pain Management using a multidisciplinary approach. Treatment options might focus on the pharmacologic approaches to pain relief, while other patients may benefit from the interventional management of pain. Interventional procedures - typically used for acute or chronic pain - include: epidural steroid injections, facet joint injections, neurolytic blocks, and Spinal Cord Stimulators. Physical therapy and exercise also are used for patients who would benefit from those treatments.

After graduating from Benedictine University in Lisle, IL, he attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. Dr. Karl was ranked first in his class with a 4.0 grade point average. He continued his education by completing his rotations at Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, NJ, with his Internship focusing on Internal Medicine. He completed his anesthesiology residency and pain management fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois.

Dr. Karl grew up in the Western Chicago suburbs, and attended Benedictine University. He and his wife both attended St. George's University for medical school. They chose to live in Fort Wayne because they knew the community from nearby relatives. It is also close to his wife's hometown of Marion, Indiana.

Dr. Karl enjoys exercise, travel and dining out. He and his wife Angela Karl, who is a family practice physician in Fort Wayne, look forward to providing quality medical care to Northeast Indiana.

Dr. Karl's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Indiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facial Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Migraine
  • Myalgia
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuritis
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pain in Extremities
  • Pancreatitis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroilitis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • TMJ
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Medical School
    Saint George's University School Of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    New Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, Nj

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood Il

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Il

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    Benedictine University, Lisle, Il

    Graduated in 1995

    University Of Miami, Coral Gables, Fl

    Graduated in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Procedures Performed

  • Blood Patch
  • Bursa Injection
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Ischial Bursa Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Piriformis Injection
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection