Dr. Karen Bruce, MD
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Family Medicine | Female

Tallgrass Family Medicine 601 SW Corporate Vw Ste 200 Topeka, KS 66615 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Karen Bruce, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Topeka, KS. She is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Bruce is affiliated with Stormont - Vail Healthcare and Saint Francis Health Center.

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Dr. Bruce's Reviews

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2.8
based on 14 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Bruce's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
Topeka, KS |
I would not recommend this provider to anyone. She did not listen to my health concern. Her bed side manner was not for patient care.
in Topeka, KS |
I have used her and her associates for years and all of a sudden she had a PA names James Balch, PA that decided he didn't want to see me. I then needed a refill on the only prescription I take and found out they no longer want me as a client. ?? Why? I am not a high maintenance client and only need the "Yearly" checkup. But it seemed like everytime I turned around they required me to go in for another checkup. Ask me a few questions and charge me $100+. I have only RLS and take a med for it.
Topeka, KS |
This last visit was disturbing as the doctor thought I was taking a medication I was not, like she was looking at someone else's chart and this after she showed up almost 1 1/2 hour late to my appt. she said due to patients asking questions and I had a 9:15 in the MORNING appt.?? Don't they allow time for patients to ask questions? We understand emergencies come up and we also know some doctors can become arrogant and selfish and think little about their patients time in comparison to theirs.
in Topeka, KS |
Unreasonable wait times every time I visited, even after scheduling an appointment. Not worth waiting more than an hour every time. This doctor does not appreciate patient's time.
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice
  •  Malpractice claims in Kansas not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Family Practice

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    San Pedro Peninsula Hospital

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    San Pedro Peninsula Hospital

    Completed in 1989

    University Med Center E Carolina Pitt Cty Mem Hospital

    Completed in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

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