Dr. Karen Zagar, MD

Dr. Karen Zagar, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Karen Zagar, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Palm Harbor, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in rheumatology.

32615 US Highway 19 N Ste 2

Palm Harbor, FL 34684

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Zagar'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

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

81  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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 Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Penn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Penn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zagar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zagar's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zagar to family and friends
29 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Zagar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Zagar is one of the rudest, condescending and unhelpful physicians I have ever encountered. She doesn’t want to hear whatyour concerns are, corrects you if you say a medical term wrong abruptly. I went to her when signs of RA first started. She took xrays of hands and feet (which were normal)...more
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Dr. Zagar is very rude. She did not want to listen to me.
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She does not listen nor does she care what you have to say.
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One of the finest Rheumatologists I have ever met. She really cares about her patients and her staff reflects this attitude. I drive 45 minutes plus to see her and she does NOT accept my insurance but I STILL go back because she impresses me so much. Oh, I almost forgot, she really know her...more
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Dr Zagar is very efficient, and I found her and her staff to be friendly and caring. (She also has excellent credentials.)
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