Dr. Karla Pivik, DO

Dr. Karla Pivik, DO

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Karla Pivik, DO is a dermatologist in Bend, OR and has been practicing for 2 years. She graduated from Western University of Health Sciences in 2012 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

2195 NW Shevlin Park Rd Ste 100

Bend, OR 97703

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Moda Health
  • PacificSource
  • Providence Health Plans
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Dr. Pivik's Experience

Dr. Pivik's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Dermatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Pivik's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pivik "Dr. Karla Snider Pivik is a dermatologist with a patient-centered approach to care. Believing that excellent patient care values the person as an individual, she strives to provide this personalized care for the entire family. She appreciates the psychosocial impact dermatologic conditions can have on a person and seeks to treat not only the skin but the whole person as well. In addition to her expertise in the diagnosis of and treatment of diseases of the skin, nails, and hair, she has an interest in the diagnosis and treatment of all forms of skin cancer. Dr. Pivik hails from the wild and scenic town of Green River, Wyoming. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Wyoming (UW), where she graduated summa cum laude. While studying at UW, she developed an interest in international travel and participated in an exchange program at the Universidad de Salamanca in Spain. Dr. Pivik earned her medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California, where she graduated with honors. Following medical school, she completed her internship at Detroit Medical Center in Michigan. She then completed dermatology residency training with OPTI West/Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, where she served as the Chief Resident. Dr. Pivik has been published in a number of dermatologic journals and has presented topics in dermatology at national and state dermatology meetings. Dr. Pivik is passionate about serving her community and demonstrates her community commitment by volunteering at the Volunteers in Medicine clinic in Bend. During the summer, she serves as a counselor at a camp for children with skin conditions. Outside the office, Dr. Pivik spends her free time with her husband, two active little boys, and her golden retrievers. She and her family are outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy exploring Bend's beautiful landscapes while hiking, biking, camping, rafting, and fishing. Dr. Pivik also plays disc golf and loves to throw pottery on a wheel. She sometimes attempts to play the guitar and is a self-proclaimed campfire cuisine enthusiast."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pivik "Aspen Mountain Dermatology is committed to providing the highest quality medical, surgical, pediatric and cosmetic dermatologic care. Our friendly and professional staff work with each individual's needs to improve the health and vitality of your skin. From our specialized knowledge in skin care needs to our quality products and services, we strive to offer you a full and complete range of treatment options for all your skincare needs."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Pivik does not have any board certifications listed.

25  Conditions Treated

2  Procedures

  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • University of Wyoming
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Western University of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • Detroit Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Pivik has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pivik's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pivik to family and friends
8 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Pivik's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Karla Pivik does a incredible job with fillers and Botox! By far Dr Pivik has done the best job addressing my facial issues. She was able to adjust the severe unevenness with my eyebrows! I have used several doctors in the past that couldn't achieve the results she gave me. Overall, her...more
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I have been going to drs. for many years she is the best I have found.
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Great group here at Aspen Mountain Dermatology! The front and back office personnel were extremely professional and nice. Their office is clean, modern and efficient. I felt at complete ease with Dr. Pivik. She has a great sense of humor and thoroughly explained my procedure and follow up...more
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great dermatologist! Our entire family looks forward to our visits.
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She is wonderful and very experienced.i love her team as Well! She has been able to help me with a keloid scar that no one else has been able to help me with!
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