Dr. Karen Lauze, MD

Dr. Karen Lauze, MD

Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 61
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Karen Lauze, MD is a neurology specialist in Portsmouth, NH and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in neurology and adult neurology.Read her story

330 Borthwick Ave Ste 107

Portsmouth, NH 03801

Contact Information

(603) 570-3100

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas


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Tension Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Lauze's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lauze "Dr. Lauze is a general adult Neurologist with 30 years of experience. She has provided Neurology services to the Seacoast area for over 18 years and has a special interest in headache and craniofacial pain. Most importantly, she listens to her patients and takes the time to help them understand their condition and help improve their quality of life."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lauze "Dr. Lauze enjoys being able to make a difference in a person's life.  Working with her patients to come to a diagnosis and treatment plan that will improve the patient's quality of life is of utmost importance to her.  "


  • Neurology
  • Adult Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Wilford Hall U S A F Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Wilford Hall U S A F Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lauze has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lauze's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lauze to family and friends
based on 22 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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Dr. Lauze's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Kittery Point, Me
I saw Dr. Lauze for an EMG at Portsmouth Hospital. I found her to be the least communicative and disconnected doctor I have ever met. The order was supposed to have been faxed by the referring physician, but she decided to do the procedure without it. She never looked at me, asked only one...more
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in Portsmouth NH
I saw this doctor for neuropathy and balance issues, she ordered tests and sent me to hearing doctor, with no follow up appointment. Felt she had not listened to my symptoms at all, It was later determined I was very ill and suffered spinal cord damage from pernicious anemia,
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in East Kingston, NH 03827
My recent visit with Dr. Lauze was thorough, professional and specific. She asked questions about my specific symptoms and recommended labs as well as a cat scan to help rule out any underlying causes of my headaches. Very courteous and professional I would definitely refer family and friends to ...more
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in Portsmouth, NH
This was my 3rd appointment with her following a concussion in 2015. During the first 2 appointments, her assessment, diagnostics ordered (MRI) and treatment offered were fair. However, this most recent appointment was different wherein she asked me questions only, did not do a physical...more
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in Exeter, NH
I have had two appointments with Dr. Lauze. The first time was for an E.M.G. on my paralyzed leg where she found a trouble spot. After many other appointments and tests, I decided to see her again. She spent the whole appointment staring into the computer screen with little to say. She ordered a...more
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