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Dr. Karen Fong, MD

Dr. Karen Fong, MD

Internal Medicine ·  Female · Age 54


Dr. Karen Fong, MD is an internal medicine specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. She specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics.


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(805) 242-4455

Dr. Fong accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Fong's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergy Testing
Allergy Treatment
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atherosclerosis
Atrophic Vaginitis
Back Pain
Bedsores
Bladder Diseases
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Density Scan
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Canker Sore
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Gout
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Indigestion
Injuries
Insomnia
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Larynx Conditions
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Nausea
Newborn Metabolic Screening
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Physical Examination
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Postnasal Drip
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Ringworm
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Ulcer
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vertigo
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wellness Examination
Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

At Asante Medical Group we are here to care for your complete healthcare needs.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Education

1993
Uc Irvine
Residency Hospital
1990
University Of California Irvine Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1989
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Medical School
1984
Uc Berkeley
Undergraduate School
1993
1990
1989
1984

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Fong's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fong

4.3

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
79.16666666666667%
(19)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
8.333333333333334%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
12.5%
(3)

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The past year, (when we needed her most) we could not get anything done. Lately, she has been promoting her new affiliation with a program. Sending out letters, cards and even making phone calls with invites to a "MEET & GREET" at the local Embassy Suites to promote her new affiliation. Ironically...Read More
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Dr. Fong does spend time with her patients, its really great. But she will refer before she will try some things. She is leaving Dignity Health and I am afraid to lose her.
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would do almost anything to keep her
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Dr. Fong is hands down the smartest, most thorough, caring, amazing, doctor I have ever had. My husband and daughter feel the same way. There is no other doctor I would rather go to, and I plan to be with Dr. Fong for the balance of my life. Sometimes it's hard to get in for non-emergency matters,...Read More
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