Dr. Karen Douek, MD


Nephrology | Female

Northwest Renal Clinic 2120 Exchange St # A Astoria, OR 97103 Get Directions
Dr. Karen Douek, MD
Dr. Karen Douek, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Astoria, OR. She is 57 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.

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Patient Comments (8)
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's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Nephrology
  •  Board certified in Nephrology
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  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • 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
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • 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 Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


  • Medical School
    University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Toronto

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    California Pacific Medical Center

    Completed in 1993

    Oregon Health Sciences University

    Completed in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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  • Nephrology

Procedures Performed

  • 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