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Dr. Karen Susskind, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Female · Age 57

  7 Reviews
Dr. Susskind

Prima Care Gastroenterology

289 Pleasant St Ste 501 Fall River, MA 02721

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(508) 679-6611

Dr. Karen Susskind, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Fall River, MA and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(508) 679-6611

Dr. Susskind accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Susskind's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Susskind treats Abdominal Disorders more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Susskind treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Susskind treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Susskind treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Stomach Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Susskind treats Stomach Diseases more than 88% of her peers

Dr. Susskind treats this condition more than 88% of her peers

Dr. Susskind's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Susskind

3.4

Based on 7 reviews

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Karen Susskind, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Fall River, MA and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

St Elizabeth's/Faulkner Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Boston University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1989
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1989

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

Saint Anne's Hospital

Fall River, MA

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)