Dr. Kathy Karamlou, MD

Dr. Kathy Karamlou, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
(27)
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Dr. Kathy Karamlou, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1998 and specializes in rheumatology.

355 Placentia Ave Ste 208

Newport Beach, CA 92663

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Karamlou performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Psoriatic Arthritis
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Karamlou'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.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

64  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

  • Biological Therapy
  • Bursa Injection
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Injection Therapy
  • IV Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • La Co Harbor Ucla Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karamlou has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karamlou's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karamlou to family and friends
27 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Karamlou's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Karamlou is a fantastic rheumatologist. She is current on the latest medicines, research and treatment protocols. Two family members are under her care and they are doing great, thanks to her help. She is professional, prompt and cares about us. Her office staff is a dream to work with, and...more
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Dr Karamlou is the most knowledgeable ethical physician I have met. She is kind and lovely.
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I needed to see Dr. Karamlou for a second opinion when I was between insurance plans. She is very professional and knowledgeable. I have a rare disorder and she was up to date on treatment options and even emailed a specialist at the Cleveland Clinic to make sure I was on track. I highly...more
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I tried for 10 days to actually secure an appointment. I hear Dr. Karamlou is fabulous, however her office staff obviously isn't concerned if you are in pain and need some help in a reasonable amount of time!
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I apologize for the delay in scheduling. One of the local Rheumatologists passed away suddenly last month and we have been inundated with appointment requests. I appreciate your feedback and we are working to streamline our process to reduce the frustration for patients calling to schedule.

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I was surprisingly underwhelmed with Dr. Karamlou. She didn't truly listen and during my first appointment she told me that I was simply depressed, and wrote off all of my concerns. She did some tests begrudgingly which returned negative, and then she tried to diagnose me with something that I...more
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