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Obstetrics & Gynecology | Female

VALLEY WOMENS HEALTH 5575 W Las Positas Blvd Ste 330 Pleasanton, CA 94588 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Karen Carlson, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Pleasanton, CA. She is 48 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Dr. Carlson is affiliated with Valleycare Medical Center.

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Dr. Carlson's Performance
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    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
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    GOOD
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    GOOD
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr Carlson was very calming while getting procedures and very detailed and informative of diagnosis. She was compassionate towards me before, during and after procedures. Her staff always made follow up calls after to make sure I was doing well after. I would highly recommend Dr Carlson.
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  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Miscarriages
  • Nausea
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    E Va Med Sch Of M C Of Hampton Rds

    Graduated in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

    Completed in 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC