Dr. Karim El-Kersh, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 39

Dr. El-Kersh
Accepting new patients

Ulrf Infectious Disease

401 E Chestnut St Unit 310 Louisville, KY 40202

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(502) 852-5841

Dr. Karim El-Kersh, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Louisville, KY. He is affiliated with medical facilities University Of Louisville Hospital and Uofl Health Jewish Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. El-Kersh to book an appointment.

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Dr. El-Kersh's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lymphangioma
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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(502) 852-5841

Dr. El-Kersh accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Anthem Essential-KY
Balanced Blue Access-IN PPO
Balanced Blue Access-KY PPO
Balanced Pathway Transition-KY HMO
Balanced Pathway-KY HMO
Balanced Pathway-KY PPO
Baptist HCA-KY
Blue Access - UL1 Tiered Network-KY PPO
Blue Access-IN
Blue Access-KY
Blue Access-KY PPO
Blue Preferred --IN HMO
Blue Preferred --IN POS
Blue Preferred Plus-IN POS
Blue Preferred-IN HMO
Blue Preferred-KY
Blue Traditional-IN
Blue Traditional-KY
Bronze Blue Access Plus w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-KY PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Bronze Blue Access-KY PPO
Bronze Pathway for HSA-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway Transition for HSA-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway Transition w/HSA-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway Transition X-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway Transition-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway w/HSA - SG-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway w/HSA-KY PPO
Bronze Pathway X for HSA-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway X Transition for HSA-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway X-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway- SG-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway-KY PPO
Bronze Pathway-KY PPO Plus
Catastrophic Pathway Transition X-KY HMO
Catastrophic Pathway Transition-KY HMO
Catastrophic Pathway X-KY HMO
Catastrophic Pathway-IN
Catastrophic Pathway-KY HMO
Franciscan Alliance Tiered-IN
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-KY PPO
Gold Pathway - SG-KY HMO
Gold Pathway Transition (Pathway - / Small Grp)-KY HMO
Gold Pathway Transition X-KY HMO
Gold Pathway Transition-KY HMO
Gold Pathway X-KY HMO
Gold Pathway-KY HMO
Gold Pathway-KY PPO
Gold Pathway-KY PPO Plus
HealthSync (Select Network)-IN
HealthSync Options-IN POS
Kentucky Employees Health Plan (KEHP)
KentuckyOne-KY
Lumenos Plans-IN
Lumenos Plans-KY
Methodist Hospital-KY
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Norton Healthcare Blue Access Tiered-KY PPO
Pathway Transition (Pathway - / Small Grp)-KY HMO
Pathway Transition-KY HMO
Pathway X Transition (Network - On Exchange)-KY HMO
Pathway X Transition (Pathway X - /Indiv via Exchange)-KY HMO
Pathway X-KY HMO
Pathway-IN HMO-POS
Pathway-KY
Pathway-KY HMO
Platinum Blue Access-IN PPO
Platinum Blue Access-KY PPO
Platinum Pathway - SG-KY HMO
Platinum Pathway-KY PPO
Platinum Pathway-KY PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-KY PPO
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access-KY PPO
Silver Pathway for HSA-KY HMO
Silver Pathway Transition (Pathway - / Small Grp)-KY HMO
Silver Pathway Transition for HSA-KY HMO
Silver Pathway Transition w/HSA-KY HMO
Silver Pathway Transition X-KY HMO
Silver Pathway Transition-KY HMO
Silver Pathway w/HSA - SG-KY HMO
Silver Pathway w/HSA-KY PPO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-KY HMO
Silver Pathway X Transition for HSA-KY HMO
Silver Pathway X-KY HMO
Silver Pathway- SG-KY HMO
Silver Pathway-KY HMO
Silver Pathway-KY PPO
Silver Pathway-KY PPO Plus
St. Joseph's-KY
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-IN
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-KY
UK RHP-Regional Health Plan-KY
UK-Indemnity-KY
UK-KY EPO
UK-KY PPO
UK-Medicare Carve-Out-KY
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO

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Biography

Dr. Karim El-Kersh, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Louisville, KY. He is affiliated with medical facilities University Of Louisville Hospital...Read more

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Awards

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What are Dr. Karim El-Kersh, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. El-Kersh frequently treats Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension), Pulmonary Hypertension, and Primary Pulmonary Hypertension. See all procedures and conditions Dr. El-Kersh treats.

Where is Dr. Karim El-Kersh, MD's office located?

Dr. El-Kersh's office is located at 401 E Chestnut St Unit 310, Louisville, KY 40202. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Ulrf Infectious Disease401 E Chestnut St Unit 310 Louisville, KY 40202
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Uofl Physicians Sleep Center300 E Market St Ste 490 Louisville, KY 40202
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Uofl Health - Jewish Hospital200 Abraham Flexner Way Louisville, KY 40202
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U Of L Phys Pulmonary Medicine

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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. El-Kersh is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

University Of Louisville Hospital

Louisville, KY

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

Uofl Health Jewish Hospital

Louisville, KY

63% Patient Experience Rating, 6% lower than the national average