Dr. Karen Sopko, MD

Dr. Karen Sopko, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Karen Sopko, MD is a cardiology specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med in 2000 and specializes in cardiology.

502 Elm St NE

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Contact Information

(505) 841-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sopko performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cardiomegaly
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Tricuspid Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Sopko's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sopko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sopko's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sopko to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Sopko's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I'm very surprised at how many positive reviews there are. All I can say is that in years, I think I've seen here twice for a couple of minutes, each time with many "students." And....every other set of issues has been answered by a tech, an NP an assistant or someone down the chain. Very unused to...more
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I've been a patient of Dr. Sopko for quite a few years now. She's extremely professional, caring, and takes time to answer all my questions. I would recommend her to anyone!
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Explains things very well. Very knowledgeable. Takes action on things that need to be addressed. Very gentle with patients. Truly wonderful "bedside" manner. Excellent cardiologist.
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I would, without hesitation, recommend Dr. Sopko to anyone and everyone. She has provided me with thorough, professional, and excellent care since a heart emergency landed me in the NM Heart Institute a couple of years ago. She is kind, gentle, skilled in her field, and provides the kind of care...more
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