Dr. Karen Young, MD

Dr. Karen Young, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Karen Young, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tallahassee, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Howard University in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2280 Wednesday St Ste 1

Tallahassee, FL 32308

Contact Information

(850) 201-4733

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
high
more than 80% of peers
Dry Eyes
high
more than 80% of peers
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
normal
more than 80% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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14  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Goniotomy
  • Iridectomy
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery

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

  • Howard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of The West Indies
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Howard University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Howard University Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Florida, Gainesville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Young has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Young's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Young to family and friends
26 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Young'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 (12)

As a diabetic patient, I am at great risk of various complications of the eye and so routine eye exams are important. I contacted Dr. Young's office and was able to get an appointment quickly. Dr. Young discussed with me the importance of good diabetic control and the effects the disease can have...more
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Very helpful I love the amount of concern that was shown and the overall staff was amazing
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I went to another doctor for a vision exam 2/2018 and was advised to seek a specialist. After completing my due diligence I chose Dr. Karen Young. I endured laser surgery on both eyes. During each process Dr. Young coached me to relax (I was nervous) and explained the entire laser procedure. Dr....more
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I've been a patient of Dr. Karen A. Young for eleven years. She's been a great amazing ophthalmologist taking care of my eye problems whether it is a major and minor medical conditions , will always be taking care off . The good standard quality of health care and goal, Dr. Young will always be...more
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Thankful for Dr. Young taking care of my eyes. Great staff!
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