Dr. Karen Woods, MD

Dr. Karen Woods, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Female  |  
Age 58
(24)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Karen Woods, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. She is 58 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

6560 Fannin St Ste 1201

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 441-3372

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
58

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Fell Baylor College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Tex Sw
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Woods has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Woods does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Woods and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Woods' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Woods to family and friends
3.8
based on 24 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Woods' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Houston, TX |
I have just recommended Dr. Woods to yet another family member. I have been a patient for over 20 years. She is one of the most compassionate and skilled physicians who has ever cared for me. I highly recommend her.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Woods accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Woods has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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