Dr. Karen Muchowski, MD

Dr. Karen Muchowski, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Karen Muchowski, MD is a family medicine specialist in Temecula, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University of California At Davis / School of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in family medicine, adolescent medicine, and more.Read her story

31537 Rancho Pueblo Rd Ste 102

Temecula, CA 92592

Contact Information

(866) 228-2236

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Dr. Muchowski's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Muchowski "Dr. Karen E. Muchowski is a board certified Family Physician with a special interest in Women's Health, Pediatrics, and Chronic Pain issues. Dr. Muchowski received her undergraduate degree in Physiology from U.C. Davis in 1992, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She was accepted into the U.C. Davis School of Medicine and earned her medical degree in 1996. As a medical student she was elected a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, a national honor society for medical students that promotes student leadership, community service, and excellence in academics. She completed her Family Medicine residency program at Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) in 1999. While maintaining a medical practice, Dr. Muchowski has also continued her work as an educator and clinical researcher. She has authored various articles on Women's Health and Pediatric Issues published in leading scientific journals. She remains active in academics, and most recently was an Assistant Professor within the Family Medicine Residency Program at the Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. She is also a frequent guest lecturer for the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and other organizations, at the national, regional and local level. Although her writing and lecturing experience has helped her better comprehend the science of medicine, her experience with patients has led her to understand that every person has a different path to health. Dr. Muchowski feels that her job is to guide patients through the science of medicine to help them find their own paths to a better life. Dr. Muchowski is a fellow of the AAFP and is certified by the American Board of Family Practice. She is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. She speaks and writes fluent Spanish."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Muchowski ""Every person has a different path to health. It's my job to guide my patients through the science of medicine to help them find their own paths to a better life.""

7  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Adult Medicine
  • Child & Adolescent Medicine
  • General Medical Practice
  • Men's Health Medicine
  • Women's Health Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

26  Conditions Treated

51  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Diabetes Management
  • Biopsy
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Breast Exam
  • Childhood Immunization
  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Colposcopy
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Menopause Evaluation
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Mole Removal
  • Newborn and Well-Child Care
  • Osteoporosis Management
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
  • Post Menopause Treatment
  • Primary and Preventive Care for Children and Adolescents
  • Primary Care for Adolescents
  • Primary Care for Adults
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Sick Child Care
  • Sick Patient Care
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Stitches
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination
  • Well Male Examination
  • Well Woman Health Examination
  • Wellness Examination
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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

  • University Of California, Davis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University of California At Davis / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Oregon Health & Science University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Muchowski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Muchowski would never give me any of the special provider referrals I asked for and continued to insist on alternative meds/ therapies for issues I brought to her attention. I feel like her only objective was to schedule me for more visits that she could then charge me for. My insurance...more
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