Dr. Karl Taira, MD

Dr. Karl Taira, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Karl Taira, MD is a family medicine specialist in Florissant, MO and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med in 2005 and specializes in family medicine.

14021 New Halls Ferry Rd

Florissant, MO 63033

Contact Information

(314) 839-0910

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Taira's Experience

Dr. Taira's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

174  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

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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.


  • Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Taira has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Taira's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taira to family and friends
26 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Taira's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I am very disappointed to give low ratings to Dr. Taira, but based on the policy of this office of denying patients service I must give a low rating. The SSM office at Cross Keys Shopping Center has a policy of not allowing first time patients the opportunity to be seen if an appointment time is...more
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This is a doctor that displays lack of experience for patients health, he responds to his patients of being concern with getting you in the office more times, than keeping the patient healthy. I wish he could be reviewed by the board of health. You probably could be seen by him but he doesn't tell...more
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When only needing a prescription refill he needs to see you even when you have already had your yearly check up! Only needed my birth control refilled and had to go in again for absolutely nothing. I will be changing doctors as soon as possible
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Dr. Taira has been my primary for about 5 years now and he has been great! He takes time to explain answers to any of my questions and I always have a great clinical experience.
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I only go to Dr. Tiara when absolutely necessary. He asks me questions then smirks and tells me I'm not being honest and he wants me to have all scans and scopes done again. He doesn't seem to like his patients much. I will be cancelling my upcoming appointment because I just can't deal with...more
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