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Dr. Karl Karlson, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Karlson

BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER

88 E Newton St Boston, MA 02118

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Dr. Karl Karlson, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University in 1977 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(617) 638-7350

Dr. Karlson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Karlson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karlson treats Heart Disease more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Karlson treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Aortic Valve Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karlson treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Karlson treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karlson treats Vascular Disease more than 49% of his peers

Dr. Karlson treats this condition more than 49% of his peers

Dr. Karlson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Karl Karlson, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University in 1977 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1986
Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1984
New Eng Deaconess Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
National Institute Of Health
Residency Hospital
1979
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency Hospital
1978
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Internship Hospital
1977
The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University
Medical School
1986
1984
1981
1979
1978
1977

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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