Dr. Karen Carlson, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
Age 48
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Dr. Karen Carlson, MD
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.

5575 W Las Positas Blvd Ste 330

Pleasanton, CA 94588

Contact Information

(925) 734-6655

Dr. Karen Carlson, MD

Dr. Karen Carlson, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Kaiser Permanente

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Hysteroscopy
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more than 71% of peers
Uterine Diseases
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more than 54% of peers
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
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more than 45% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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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
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Miscarriages
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • E Va Med Sch Of M C Of Hampton Rds
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carlson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carlson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
2.3
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Carlson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in San Ramon, Ca |
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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Dr. Carlson accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Hospitals where Dr. Carlson has admitting privileges

Valleycare Medical Center
5555 W Las Positas Blvd
Pleasanton, CA 94588
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