Dr. Karen Hoerst, MD

Vascular NeurologyFemale

Dr. Hoerst

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

900 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA 19107

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(215) 955-1234

Dr. Karen Hoerst, MD is a Vascular Neurology Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Hoerst has more experience with Neurocritical Care than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with Reading Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hoerst to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Hoerst

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Hoerst treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Hoerst treats other conditions, please contact the office at (215) 955-1234.

Neurocritical Care

Neurocritical care specialists diagnose and treat severe and life-threatening neurological conditions such as stroke, spinal cord injury, brain tumor, and traumatic brain injury

Dr. Hoerst typically treats 68% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Cerebral Hemorrhage
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Dr. Hoerst's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Myelopathy
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease

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Dr. Hoerst accepts the following insurance:

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About Me


Dr. Karen Hoerst, MD is a Vascular Neurology Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Hoerst has more experience with Neurocritical Care than other specialists...Read more


  • Vascular Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology


Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Karen Hoerst, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Hoerst frequently treats Neurocritical Care. See all practice areas where Dr. Hoerst specializes.

Where is Dr. Karen Hoerst, MD's office located?

Dr. Hoerst's office is located at 900 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Thomas Jefferson University900 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Reading Hospital

West Reading, PA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2021, 2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020)