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Dr. Karen Brasel, MD

Critical Care Surgery •  Female • Age 54

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Dr. Brasel

FROEDTERT AND MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN, Milwaukee, WI

9200 W Wisconsin Ave Milwaukee, WI 53226

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(414) 805-5800

Dr. Karen Brasel, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1991 and specializes in critical care surgery.


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Dr. Brasel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Brasel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Fissure
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Surgical Infections
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Karen Brasel, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1991 and specializes in critical care surgery.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1999
University Nc School Med
Fellowship Hospital
1998
University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
Residency Hospital
1992
University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
Internship Hospital
1991
Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
Medical School
1999
1998
1992
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)