Dr. Karin Straaton, MD

Dr. Karin Straaton, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 68
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Karin Straaton, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Tuscaloosa, AL. She is 68 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

100 Towncenter Blvd Ste 112

Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

Contact Information

(205) 750-0030

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
42

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (9/3/2015)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Calgary Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Montreal Genl Hospital McGill University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • McGill University Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Montreal Genl Hospital McGill University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Straaton has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Straaton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Straaton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Straaton to family and friends
2.4
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Straaton's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Dr. Straaton accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Straaton has admitting privileges

DCH Regional Medical Center
809 University Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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