Dr. Karen Houck, MD

Dr. Karen Houck, MD

Gynecologic Oncology  |  
Female  |  
Age 53
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Karen Houck, MD is a gynecologic oncology doctor who practices in Newark, NJ. She is 53 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

185 S Orange Ave # 1709

Newark, NJ 07103

Contact Information

(973) 972-5554

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Uterine Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Gynecologic Cancer
very high
more than 89% of peers
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
normal
more than 82% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
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Procedures

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Houck has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Houck's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Houck to family and friends
4.7
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Houck's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in New Jersey |
She is amazing and you are her only concern! Not something found in most doctors as they are always on their way to their next patient. She is number one because you are treated as number one!!!
in North Bergen, NJ |
excellent caring doctor .
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Houck accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth HMO
    Amerihealth PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Houck has admitting privileges

University Hospital
150 Bergen St
Newark, NJ 07103
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Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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