Dr. Karin Straaton, MD

Dr. Karin Straaton, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Karin Straaton, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Tuscaloosa, AL and has been practicing for 35 years. She graduated from University Of Calgary Faculty Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in rheumatology.

100 Towncenter Blvd Ste 112

Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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1  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


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2  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • 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

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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Dr. Straaton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Straaton to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Straaton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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