Dr. Karen Blessey, MD

Dr. Karen Blessey, MD

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Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
48 y/o
(36)

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Dr. Karen Blessey, MD is an internal medicine specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 13 years. She specializes in internal medicine.Read her story

Ochsner Baptist - A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center

2820 Napoleon Ave

New Orleans, LA 70115
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization
  • Humana

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Dr. Blessey's Experience

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Dr. Blessey's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Blessey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Blessey "Dr Blessey is a New Orleans native who trained at LSU and practices uptown at the Baptist Campus. In addition to her medical training, she has an undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond and a Master of Science in Physical Chemistry from the University of Colorado. Dr Blessey practices at Ochsner Baptist Medical Center."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blessey "Dr. Blessey is a New Orleans native who trained at LSU and practices uptown at the Baptist Campus. In addition to her medical training, she has an undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond and a Master of Science in Physical Chemistry from the University of Colorado. "

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

202  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • LSU School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Lsu Medical Center/Charity Hospital/Medical Center Of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Lsu Medical Center/Charity Hospital/Medical Center Of Louisiana
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blessey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blessey's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blessey to family and friends
36 total reviews (15 have comments)

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4.7
based on 89 total reviews (36 with comments)
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Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Blessey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Dr. Blessey is a caring physician, she listens to her patient and is very understanding.
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Dr Blessey has my highest recommendation. I would most definitely recommend her to others, and I have done so many times. She is excellent. I think she is the absolute best doctor at Ochsner. Very smart, very capable, and very interested in her patients. I have complete trust in her advice and...more
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She listened and took time to understand my issues. Very professional and compassionate. I felt at ease with her.
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I highly recommend Dr. Blessey. She has always shown exemplary professionalism and spot-on assessments. She has the best personality and outlook and really cares about her patients well-being.
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Dr. Blessey is wonderful. I tend to ask a lot of questions about my health. She listens and is patient and takes all of my questions and concerns seriously. I've been seeing her for over 10 years. She has guided me through numerous health issues and have only good things to say about her care. I...more
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