Dr. Karen Zempolich, MD

Dr. Karen Zempolich, MD

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Gynecologic Oncology  ·  
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Dr. Karen Zempolich, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 29 years. She specializes in gynecologic oncology.

Monarch Womens Cancer Center

1140 E 3900 S Ste 340

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Ameriben
  • American Heritage
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Baptist Health Services Group
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Caremark Pharmacy
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Excision of Cervix
very high
more than 99% of peers
Rh Incompatibility Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gynecologic Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Zempolich'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zempolich "Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition of this commitment, we strive to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve."

1  Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

83  Conditions Treated

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47  Procedures

  • Appendectomy
  • Biopsy
  • Cancer Risk Counseling
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Cryosurgery
  • C-Section
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser Ablation
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Dissection for Endometrial Cancer (Uterine Cancer)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Oophorectomy
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Duke University School of Medicine Durham NC
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Utah School of Medicine - Salt Lake City
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Utah School of Medicine - Salt Lake City
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Southe rn California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zempolich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zempolich's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zempolich to family and friends
35 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Zempolich'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 (25)

Although I personally have never met Dr. Zempolich my mother was in her care. As a concerned son, I was very appreciative of the manner Dr. Zempolich took care of my mother who has/had cancer and for being calm and informative for both my mother and father as she diagnosed and determined a plan of...more
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Dr. Zimpolich was respectful and sensitive to my anxieties and fears. She explained my condition well using a sketch as a reference. She also explained the treatment, time frames for recovery and prognosis. I am grateful for her treatment and because of her I have my life back.
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Karen Zempolich to anyone in need of her. Thank you, Niki Guzman
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Yes I would refer Dr Zempolich and her stuff to any other family members and friends anytime.
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Dr. Zempolich is one of the most thorough and compassionate person we have been fortunate enough to have visited. Before, during, and after visits and surgery made sure we knew wghat was expected and how things went. I highly recommend that if you are looking or need the services she provides that...more
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