Dr. Karl Salatka, MD

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Dr. Karl Salatka, MD

General Surgery | Male

CEDARS SURGICAL ASSOC INC 638 4th Ave, New Kensington, PA 15068 Get Directions
(724) 339-2229

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Dr. Salatka specializes in General Surgery and practices in New Kensington, PA. He practices at 1 location.

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    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Fracture
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
    • Vulvar Cancer

    Procedures Performed

    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Wound Repair

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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1972

    • Internship Hospital
      Upmc-Presbyterian

      Completed in 1972

    • Residency Hospital
      Upmc-Presbyterian

      Completed in 1977

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Salatka's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Salatka

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients