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Dr. Karna Gendo, MD

Allergy & Immunology ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Gendo

Dr. Karna Gendo, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Berkeley, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in allergy & immunology and internal medicine.


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(925) 327-1460

Dr. Gendo accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Western Health Advantage

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Gendo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gendo treats Asthma more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Gendo treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Drug or Food Challenge
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gendo performs Drug or Food Challenge more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Gendo performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Hives
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gendo treats Hives more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Gendo treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Gendo's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anaphylactic Egg Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Milk and Dairy Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Desensitization
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Patch Testing
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Toxic Effect of Venom

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Gendo received his medical degree in 1995 at UC Davis. He completed his pediatric/adult allergy immunology and internal medicine training and board certification at the University of Washington, where he served as Clinical Associate Professor of ...

Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

University Of Wa School Of Med
Residency Hospital
1995
University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Dr. Gendo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gendo

3.2

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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I found him personable and kind. He spent a lot of time with me, and answered all my questions.
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I made an appointment to get tested for certain food sensitivities. I show up and Dr. Gendo advised that there is no such test and that he could only test for foods that would cause me to go into an anaphylactic shock. One, after doing the smallest amount of research after the appointment, this...Read More
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Never gave me a straight answer. Waited for over an hour only to hear that he is very busy with other patients. And this is after making an appointment.
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Dr. Gendo was on time and having read my chart was prepared. Tests were taken and the results of mediately available. Appropriate referrals were made. He was clear and easily understandable and I wish all my doctors were like Dr. Gendo.
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On two different occasions I tried to refill a scrip for my asthma meds through Express Scripts. Each time, after waiting several days without receiving the prescription, I called ES and was told my prescription hadn't yet been approved by Dr. G's office. Dr. G's office insisted it had been...Read More
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