Dr. Karl Stark, MD

Dr. Karl Stark, MD

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Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o
(4)

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Dr. Karl Stark, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in North Kansas City, MO. He specializes in vascular surgery, wound & burn care, and more.Read his story

Midwest Aortic and Vascular Institute

2750 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 304

North Kansas City, MO 64116
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Stark'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. Stark's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Stark "Dr. Stark's roots are in rural Missouri. His patients know him as a man who is grounded in respect for them and for commitment to providing his patients with the best possible medical service. He and his wife enjoy spending time with their dogs at the lake and traveling."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Stark "Karl R. Stark, MD is a broadly recognized vascular surgeon whose leadership in open and endovascular surgical techniques, as well as treatment of chronic wounds, has spanned three decades. Dr. Stark also has extensive experience in performing the latest treatments of varicose veins through laser therapy and radiofrequency ablation. His work as President of the Kansas City Vascular Surgery Foundation is at the forefront of vascular surgery research including trials in stem cell therapy and diabetic foot ulcers."

3  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Wound & Burn Care

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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26  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Truman Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Truman Med Center / Umkc
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stark has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Diversified Therapy Corporation, Medical Director
  • Kansas City Surgical Society, President
  • National Wound Care Corporation, Medical Director
  • Physicians Professional Indemnity Association, Board Member
  • University of Missouri - Kansas City, Associate Professor
  • Vascular Surgery at the Truman Medical Center School of Medicine, Chief, Department of Vascular Surgery
  • Wound Care for Northland Kindred Long Term Acute Care Hospital, Director
  • Wound Healing Center at North Kansas City Hospital, Director

Dr. Stark's Reviews

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4.0

Based on 4 reviews

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75%
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1 Star
25%
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