Dr. Karen James, MD

Dr. Karen James, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Karen James, MD is a family medicine specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med in 1999 and specializes in family medicine.

1600 E Jefferson St Ste 115

Seattle, WA 98122

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Dr. James' Experience

Dr. James' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

58  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Swedish Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Swedish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. James' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. James to family and friends
5 total reviews (4 have comments)

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Dr. James' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. James is amazing and I would trust no one else to manage my overall health. She combines genuine care with a balanced degree of accountability. She brings her training, education, experience and a great bedside manner to the practice.
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Dr. James and Kris are amazing. Dr. James diagnosed a mysterious problem after one visit and followed up with me every day to make sure I was feeling better. She also connected me with a great gastroenterologist who is now an essential part of my healthcare team. Working with her and Seattle...more
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Karen James caused me permanent nerve damage from overdosing me with meds. I could not sue because I was too ill trying to just survive. She is out of date and her lack of knowledge is dangerous- her partner is just as bad- truly a scary time in my life - looking back I wonder how I didn't end up...more
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Save your money and health- Be EXTREMELY carefully- this woman is not aware of meds she prescribes and will also shove you off on specialist so she doesn't have to think or take responsibility- NOT a good doc in any form- I have permanent nerve damage from her 'treatment'. She just doesn't have...more
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