Dr. Karen Kirkham, MD

Geriatric Medicine ·  Female · Age 56

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Dr. Kirkham

OhioHealth Family Medicine Grant

290 E Town St Columbus, OH 43215

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(614) 788-5400

Dr. Karen Kirkham, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in geriatric medicine.


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Dr. Kirkham accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Kirkham's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirkham treats Low Back Pain more than 71% of her peers

Dr. Kirkham treats this condition more than 71% of her peers

Tremor
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirkham treats Tremor more than 67% of her peers

Dr. Kirkham treats this condition more than 67% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Asterixis (Flapping Tremor)
  • Benign Essential Tremor
  • Essential Tremor
  • Medication-Induced Postural Tremor
  • Orthostatic Tremor
  • Primary Orthostatic Tremor
  • Tremor Hereditary Essential, 1
  • Tremor Hereditary Essential, 2
Allergic Conjunctivitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirkham treats Allergic Conjunctivitis more than 67% of her peers

Dr. Kirkham treats this condition more than 67% of her peers

Dr. Kirkham's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Pain
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rash
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Patient care is her priority, its abundantly clear from the moment you meet her. She is genuinely concerned about your health. Highly, highly recommend this caring doctor.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Karen Kirkham, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1993
Michael Reese Hospital and Med Center
Residency Hospital
1990
Wright State University Affil Hosps
Internship Hospital
1989
Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
Medical School
1993
1990
1989

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74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)