Dr. Karen Poley, MD

Dr. Karen Poley, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Karen Poley, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Allston, MA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from UNIV OF MI MED SCH in 1994 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

226 Harvard Ave

Allston, MA 02134

Contact Information

(617) 751-5520

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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more than 75% of peers
Ovarian Cysts
more than 72% of peers
Intrauterine Growth Restriction
more than 58% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

26  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

  • Excision of Cervix
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • New England Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Poley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Poley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Poley to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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  • 1

Dr. Poley'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 (3)

There are not enough good things to say about Dr. Poley. I had my first visit with her today after being referred by my pcp. Prior to today, I had only been to an obgyn one another time and it was the most traumatic experience ever. However, Dr. Poley was gentle, cautious, and didn't pressure me...more
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The nicest, sweetest doctor I have ever had- great bedside manner. She cared for me during 4 pregnancies, and she was wonderful- extremely patient, great listener, takes the time to explain things, reassuring, NEVER makes you feel like she is rushing you put the door. Gives you a lot of time. Very...more
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Very patient and attentive to every complaint and explains beautifully
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