Dr. Karen Loper, MD

Dr. Karen Loper, MD

Adolescent Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Karen Loper, MD is an adolescent medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1991 and specializes in adolescent medicine.Read her story

7910 Frost St Ste 350

San Diego, CA 92123

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Loper's Experience

Dr. Loper's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Loper's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Loper "Karen Loper, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician who specializes in treating young people ages 10 to 26. She is part of a UC San Diego Health program that gives teens and their families the option of continuing with their pediatrician or transferring to a doctor that specializes in teenagers’ unique physical and mental conditions. Dr. Loper enjoys making a difference in the lives of her young patients and feels grateful for the amount of trust they place in her. She feels privileged to be able to apply the information her patients share to provide the best possible and most personalized care. As an associate professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Loper instructs medical students, residents and fellows. She completed her fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and her residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Loper earned her medical degree from UC San Diego School of Medicine. She is board-certified in pediatrics and adolescent medicine. Outside of work, Dr. Loper enjoys playing sports and spending time with her family friends. She also enjoys keeping up with politics and current events. "
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1  Specialties

  • Adolescent Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Loper does not have any board certifications listed.

17  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anxiety
  • Constipation
  • Dehydration
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Malnutrition
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Los Angeles County Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Los Angeles County Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Loper has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Loper has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Loper's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Loper to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Loper's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Loper is a wonderful pediatrician.
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