Dr. Karen Lynch, MD

Dr. Karen Lynch, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Karen Lynch, MD is a family medicine specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in family medicine.

2980 El Rancho Dr

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Lynch's Experience

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Dr. Lynch's 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
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lynch "Scott's Valley Medical Clinic is your medical home in Santa Cruz County for over 40 years We provide care for the whole family. Family practice covers Pediatrics to Geriatrics. All family members are welcome as patients. We are proud of this Clinic and the services we offer. Sometimes we have five generations of one family receiving care here."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Lynch does not have any board certifications listed.

126  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Biopsy
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

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.

Education

  • Uc Santa Cruz
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Ucsf
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Mount Zion M C University Ca
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lynch has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lynch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lynch's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lynch to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Lynch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I was referred to Dr. Lynch by my optometrist to follow up on stroke and heart attack risk. Dr. Lynch was unaware of the research and was unwilling to consider the issue. She wanted to write me a prescription for a mouth guard and suggested I see an acupuncturist since I "was concerned about...more
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I recently saw Dr. Lynch for an emergency situation. She was incredible. I switched to Dr. Lynch as my primary Dr. after that visit. I am very happy with her service. She has giving me referrals for two other Dr.'s to help with other complications I am having with my health. I have recommended...more
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It's difficult to get a referral to a specialist from her. She thinks that she can and should handle all health issues herself, even when she doesn't have any way of diagnosing the problem. I need an MRI on my back, for example, yet she just wants to me to do physical therapy because she doesn't...more
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