Dr. Karen Robinson, MD

Dr. Karen Robinson, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
43 y/o

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Dr. Karen Robinson, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Lakewood, WA. She is 43 years old.

Franciscan Women's Health Associates at St. Clare

11311 Bridgeport Way SW Ste 214

Lakewood, WA 98499
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas


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Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
more than 79% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
more than 62% of peers
Uterine Fibroids
more than 59% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Robinson "Karen Robinson, MD, provides health care for a wide range of women's health conditions, from general obstetric and gynecologic care, to advanced laparoscopic surgery and pelvic issues. Board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Robinson also specializes in treating menopause, heavy periods and other menstrual disorders.

Dr. Robinson listens carefully to patients and addresses the unique needs of the whole person. She strives to help patients reach an optimal level of health because she believes that wellness is a key to living to one's full potential. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Away from work, Dr. Robinson spends time traveling and playing volleyball. She is also involved in helping others and her community through medical missions and health fairs."


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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Advanced Maternal Age
  • Anemia
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Incontinence
  • Female Urinary Stress Incontinence
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Incontinence
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Obesity
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Premature Labor
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvar Dysplasia


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  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Antepartum Testing
  • Anterior Bladder Repair
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Colposcopy
  • Cryoablation
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Family Planning Services
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fetal Ultrasound
  • Genetic Testing
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Health Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Natural Childbirth
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pelvic Floor Repair
  • Pelvic Surgery
  • Posterior Repair
  • Pregnancy Care, Adolescent
  • Prolapse Repair
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Well Woman Health Examination


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.


  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Robinson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Robinson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Robinson to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Robinson's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in University place Wa |
She is a awsome doctor and she really does care about her patients. But i did not see her for my annual exam because of what i said to her, but i assume that she was not hearing me, so i was not allowed to continue being her patient, and it sadens me, that she would do that anyway i will not...more
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in Tacoma, WA |
dr robinson is a doctor that any woman can go to without the fear of being judged or treated unprofessionally no matter what your situation is. she is truly compassionate and i believe genuinely cares about her patients. she is more than a doctor, she is a friend. i am so thankful i was sent her...more
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Dr. Robinson accepts 1 insurance carrier
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Hospitals where Dr. Robinson has admitting privileges

St. Joseph Medical Center
1717 S J St
Tacoma, WA 98405
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St. Clare Hospital
11315 Bridgeport Way SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
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