Dr. Karen Shannon, MD

Dr. Karen Shannon, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Karen Shannon, MD is a family medicine specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from American University Of The Carribbean Montserrat British West Indies in 1997 and specializes in family medicine.

812 NW 57th St

Gainesville, FL 32605

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 11 More

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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Dr. Shannon's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Echocardiography
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hives
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pharyngitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Primary Care for Adolescents
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Spirometry
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stitches
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Sunburn
  • Swine Flu
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Torticollis
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • X-Ray
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

The goal of Family Practice, and of Gainesville Family Physicians, is to provide comprehensive, continual, high quality, cost-effective medical care.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2000
St. Louis University-Family Practice Residency Program
Residency Hospital
1997
American University Of The Carribbean Montserrat British West Indies
Medical School
1996
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
1993
University of Florida
Undergraduate School
2000
1997
1996
1993

Awards

Dr. Shannon's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shannon

2.5

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
57.142857142857146%
(8)

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Dr Shannon was rude, dismissive, disrespectful and condescending. Did not listen to a word I said, even when in response to the questions she was asking. She also never addressed my reason for coming in. I have never been treated so poorly by a medical professional in my life. Steer clear if...Read More
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Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Golden Rule
Humana
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medico
Neighborhood Health Plan
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare