Dr. Karen Shannon, MD

Dr. Karen Shannon, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Karen Shannon, MD is a family medicine specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 18 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
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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
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
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Bacterial Sepsis
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Bronchitis
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
Dermatitis
Diabetes Screening
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
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 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
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Second-Degree Burns
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Biopsy
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spirometry
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stitches
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Sunburn
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

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
    2000
  • 1997
    American University Of The Carribbean Montserrat British West Indies
    Medical School
    1997
  • 1993
    University Of Florida
    Undergraduate School
    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
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(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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Insurance accepted

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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