Dr. Karen Draper, MD

Dr. Karen Draper, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Karen Draper, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 18 years. She specializes in surgical oncology and breast surgical oncology.

Augusta University Medical Center

1120 15th St

Augusta, GA 30912
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Draper performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
more than 66% of peers
Breast Cancer
more than 56% of peers

Dr. Draper's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Draper "Augusta University Health is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their families, and other specialty physicians to provide an unmatched level of care. As the only academic medical center in the area, our patients receive the compassionate care they deserve along with leading-edge research and technologies not found anywhere else in the region. "

2  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • Grand Rapids/MI St University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Michigan State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Michigan State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Vanderbilt Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Draper has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Draper's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Draper to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 3
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Dr. Draper's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My 81 year old mother needed surgery and we were referred to Dr Karen Draper. From the initial consultation through surgery and recovery we encountered caring professionals who listened to our questions and comforted us that this was indeed the actions we should be taking - they were friendly,...more
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Hi CSmith, we're so glad to hear that your mom is doing well. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review. We can't wait to share it with Dr. Draper and her team.

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Simply put, she is the BEST! Dr. Draper is the type of physician that one can only dream of when dealing with a life threatening illnesses. She is very professional and knowledgeable. Even though she does not "sugar coat" diagnosis and/or prognosis, she exhumes a level of care about her patients...more
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Hi Melisa, thank your for taking the time the leave this feedback. If there's anything we can ever do to improve your patient experience please feel free to let us know by emailing patientcomplaints@augusta.edu or calling 706-721-6222. Thanks again.

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Met Dr. Draper late on a Sunday night outside ER. She did surgery the next day and continued with a close follow up. Bottom line is she really does care; never in a rush to report and move on to someone else. This lady is a breath of fresh air to those who are worried about their loved one.
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Thanks so much for taking the time to review Dr. Draper. Feedback like yours is what helps us continue to provide excellent health care to our community. Thank you for choosing Augusta University Health.

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