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Dr. Karen Houck, MD

Oncology ·  Female · Age 55

Dr. Houck
185 S Orange Ave # 1709 Newark, NJ 07103

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Dr. Karen Houck, MD is an oncology specialist in Newark, NJ and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in oncology.


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(973) 972-5554

Dr. Houck accepts the following insurance:

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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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Houck's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colposcopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houck performs Colposcopy more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Houck performs this procedure more than 98% of her peers

Hysterectomy - Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houck performs Hysterectomy - Open more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Houck performs this procedure more than 94% of her peers

Gynecologic Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houck treats Gynecologic Cancer more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Houck treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

Dr. Houck's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • 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
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • 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
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvectomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

 We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person.

Specialties

  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

1994
University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
Medical School
1994

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Houck's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Houck

4.6

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
88.23529411764706%
(15)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
5.882352941176471%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
5.882352941176471%
(1)

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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!!!
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excellent caring doctor .
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