Dr. Karin Gaensler, MD

Dr. Karin Gaensler, MD

Hematology  |  
Female  |  
Age 62
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Dr. Karin Gaensler, MD is a hematology doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. She is 62 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

400 PARNASSUS AVE STE A502

San Francisco, CA 94143

Contact Information

(415) 353-2421

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Pancytopenia
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more than 65% of peers
Blood Disorders
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more than 65% of peers
Acute Leukemia
normal
more than 64% of peers

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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Thoracentesis

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

  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • U Calif San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • U Calif San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • U Calif San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gaensler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaensler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaensler to family and friends
2.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Gaensler's Performance

Trustworthiness
POOR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
POOR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
POOR
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in San Francisco, CA |
She was very dismissive when dealing with my family during a recent hospital stay. She projected onto my family member what she thought his temperament was without listening and taking in what our family was describing as parts of his personality. She kept saying "I've seen difficult patients...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gaensler accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • 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
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Gaensler has admitting privileges

UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
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