Dr. Karen Knapp, MD

Dr. Karen Knapp, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
62 y/o
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Dr. Karen Knapp, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Richmond, VA. She is 62 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

Commonwealth OB/GYN Specialists

7605 Forest Ave Ste 411

Richmond, VA 23229
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
very high
more than 95% of peers
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Perimenopause
high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Knapp "It is my pleasure to care for women of all ages, from pediatric and adolescent healthcare issues through the reproductive years and into menopause."
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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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 of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Med College Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Knapp has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Knapp's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Knapp to family and friends
4.4
based on 58 total reviews (32 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (58)

  • 5
    (47)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Knapp'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 (32)

Richmond |
Very matter of fact. Very friendly. Very prompt. She answered all of my questions. She explained the need for recommended tests. She gave me options. Highly recommended.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Knapp for quite a few years. Her experience is invaluable in diagnosing issues and general care.
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Richmond, VA |
Dr. Knapp and her staff are very caring and attentive.
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Dr. Knapp provided excellent care. Very caring and answered all of my questions. She is willing to listen to me. I recommend her to my friends. Excellent doctor.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Knapp, I found her very approachable and throw.. The staff is very nice and helpful.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Knapp accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthKeepers HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Optima Health
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
    Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care) HMO
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Virginia Health Network
  • Virginia Premier

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Hospitals where Dr. Knapp has admitting privileges

Henrico Doctors' Hospital
1602 Skipwith Rd
Richmond, VA 23229
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Bon Secours - St. Mary's Hospital
5801 Bremo Rd
Richmond, VA 23226
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