Dr. Karen Pitman, MD
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Karen T. Pitman MD, FACS currently serves as the Medical Director of the Milton J. Dance Jr, Head and Neck Center. Dr. Pitman graduated from the University of Maryland prior to receiving her medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda MD. She completed her otolaryngology residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth VA and fellowship training in Advanced Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Pitman's clinical interests include quality of life in head and neck cancer patients, premalignant lesions, and young patients with head and neck cancer. She specializes in tumors of the tongue, oral cavity, throat, larynx, thyroid, parathyroid glands and salivary glands, and advanced skin cancers.

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Dr. Pitman's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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    16 to 30 minutes
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Terrible waited for over 30 minutes to find out Dr. only sees patients with cancer in regards to ear, throat and nose. TERRIBLE, need to signify such a thing instead of causing people like myself to waste our time waiting for NOTHING....
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Karen T. Pitman MD, FACS currently serves as the Medical Director of the Milton J. Dance Jr, Head and Neck Center. Dr. Pitman graduated from the University of Maryland prior to receiving her medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda MD. She completed her otolaryngology residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth VA and fellowship training in Advanced Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Pitman's clinical interests include quality of life in head and neck cancer patients, premalignant lesions, and young patients with head and neck cancer. She specializes in tumors of the tongue, oral cavity, throat, larynx, thyroid, parathyroid glands and salivary glands, and advanced skin cancers.

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Dr. Pitman specializes in tumors of the tongue, oral cavity, throat, larynx, thyroid, parathyroid glands and salivary glands, and advanced skin cancers.

Dr. Pitman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  •  Board certified in Otolaryngology
  •  Malpractice claims in Maryland not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Oral Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer

Education

  • Medical School
    Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Naval Regional Medical Center

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Naval Reg Med Center

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Pittsburgh Med Ctr

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Maryland

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction