Dr. Karen Teston, MD

Dr. Karen Teston, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Karen Teston, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Lakeland, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and psychiatry.

1033 N Parkway Frontage Rd

Lakeland, FL 33803

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Anxiety
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Teston'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.

2  Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

10  Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness

2  Procedures

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Shands Hospital University Fla College Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Shands Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Shands Hospital University Fla College Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Teston has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Teston's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Teston to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Teston'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 (2)

Didn't seem to care about me or my time.
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Compassionate, knowledgeable and dependable. Dr. Teston is a gem hidden in central Florida.
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