Dr. Karin Cole, MD

Dr. Karin Cole, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Karin Cole, MD is a general surgery specialist in Portland, ME and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from Tufts Univ Sch Of Med in 2004 and specializes in general surgery, oncology, and more.Read her story

195 Fore River Pkwy Ste 420

Portland, ME 04102

Contact Information

(207) 553-6500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

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Top Care Areas

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 87% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
more than 77% of peers
more than 65% of peers

Dr. Cole'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.

Dr. Cole's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cole "Originally from Rockport, Maine, Dr. Cole is a 2004 graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine. She completed her general surgical residency at Abington, PA Memorial Hospital and a two-year fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Pittsburgh in 2011. Dr. Cole is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine. Her interests include colorectal cancer, upper gastrointestinal cancer surgery (including esophageal cancer), and minimally invasive abdominal surgery."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

95  Conditions Treated


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40  Procedures


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maine.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Abington Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Abington Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cole's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cole to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Cole's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Although I am also a surgeon (ophthalmic) in Portland, I didn't know Dr. Cole nor her reputation until I needed emergency surgery. Through that experience, I cannot say enough to commend her knowledge and experience, her caring and individualized approach to her patient, and her success with the...more
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