Dr. Karen Douek, MD

Dr. Karen Douek, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 58
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Karen Douek, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Portland, OR. She is 58 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Douek is affiliated with Columbia Memorial Hospital, Tuality Community Hospital, Providence Seaside Hospital, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, Providence Portland Medical Center and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.

9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 498

Portland, OR 97225

Contact Information

(503) 292-7704

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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more than 94% of peers
Vitamin D Deficiency
very high
more than 90% of peers
Bone Disorders
more than 79% of peers

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  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


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  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Biopsy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • California Pacific Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Douek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Douek's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Douek to family and friends
based on 19 total reviews (15 with comments)
Dr. Douek's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (15)
in Warrenton OR |
Very caring and listen to her patients, she gives you the tools needed for your care and makes you get involved in your care! I feel at ease after talking to her.
in Astoria, OR |
I love Dr. Douek! After being her patient at the Astoria clinic, I didn’t hesitate to drive to her St. Vincent office. I’ve recommended her to people when I’ve been asked. She tells it like it is but with compassion and is firm when needed because she cares and is passionate about her patients.
Portland, OR |
I love Karen! Been her patient for almost 20 years. She takes her time with me & explains things so I can understand. I trust Dr. Douek!!
in Portland, OR |
Dr. Douek is very professional and caring and I wood recommending to anyone who has a kidney problem and need help.
in Portland, OR |
Dr. Douek is a delight as a person and as a doctor. She treats me with respect and professionalism. She asks good questions and listens to what I have to say. I have complete confidence in her knowledge as a physician. Believe it or not, I actually look forward to and enjoy each appointment with her, which currently is twice a year. I always leave her office feeling happy, more positive than when I arrived, and more knowledgeable about my medical situation.
Beaverton, OR |
Excellent Doctor!
in Hillsboro, OR |
Most caring and highly qualified physician I ever had. I have seen her for 10 years now and have experienced outstanding care! I trust her completely in managing my care and health needs. She always reviews your tests ahead of time so she has time to explain everything to you at your appointment.
in Portland, OR |
Straight shooter. Extremely knowledgeable. Across the board the best Doctor to have in your corner. Works extremely well as part of a team of Doctors. She will take care of you...
in Keizer, OR |
Dr.Douek has been my doctor for many years. She has always treated me as a real person, not just some file filled with records. Any time I needed something out of the ordinary, she has always done her best to answer any and all requests. She is very attentive and I never feel rushed during my appointments. I highly recommend her!
in Portland, OR |
Dr. D is an excellent physician and I highly recommend her.
in Portland, OR |
Best care and service ever. The doctor is dedicated, sincere and humble inspite of her keen organizational skills and extreme intellect.
in Portland, OR |
Dr Douek has been my nephrologists for eighteen years and she has always ben a fabulous doctor. She is very honest and does not mince words, she will tell you the truth no whatever. I trust her one hundred percent.
Portland, OR |
Dr Douek listens, and digs for a solution. She is also very accessible. Best Dr we have had!
in Astoria, OR |
Dr. Douek is a wonderful doctor. She takes time with me and always seems to be interested in any issues that might have arisen since my last appointment. She is very straight forward and doesn't hesitate to talk to me and not at me. I have been very happy with her care and would highly recommend her to my friends and family, should they ever need that type of care.
in Tigard, OR |
Dr. Douek makes my annual visits very positive and encouraging. Ben
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Dr. Douek accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

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Hospitals where Dr. Douek has admitting privileges

Columbia Memorial Hospital
2111 Exchange St
Astoria, OR 97103
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Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
1015 NW 22nd Ave
Portland, OR 97210
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Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center
19300 SW 65th Ave
Tualatin, OR 97062
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Providence Portland Medical Center
4805 NE Glisan St
Portland, OR 97213
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Providence Seaside Hospital
725 S Wahanna Rd
Seaside, OR 97138
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Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
9205 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225
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Tuality Community Hospital
335 SE 8th Ave
Hillsboro, OR 97123
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