Dr. Joseph Karch Jr, MD

Dr. Joseph Karch Jr, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
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Dr. Joseph Karch Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chester, VA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 2002 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

11601 Iron Bridge Rd Ste 209

Chester, VA 23831

Contact Information

(804) 423-8467

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • C and O Employee's Hospital Association
  • Chesapeake Life Insurance Co
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • 23 More

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 87% of peers
more than 59% of peers
more than 5% of peers

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  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated



Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Villanova
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Med College Virginia Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Med College Virginia Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Missouri Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karch Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karch Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karch Jr to family and friends
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)

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Dr. Karch Jr's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My PCP told me to find a surgeon (I moved but kept my PCP) where I live. When I arrived at the office, I didn't even get a chance to finish the paperwork- he had someone scheduled for surgery at the same time as my appt. He did not get my full medical history, nor did he even ask. He doubted my...more
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Dr. Karch. spent less than 5 minutes with me.Asked me why I didn't just get surgery from the last Surgeon as I saw as if getting a second opinion was a bad thing considering the surgery is rather severe. Also stated I don't know why this appointment had to be today (same day as referral). We went...more
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