Dr. Kevin Karls, MD

Dr. Kevin Karls, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Kevin Karls, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Bismarck, ND and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University of North Dakota / Main Campus in 2004 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

401 N 9th St

Bismarck, ND 58501

Contact Information

(701) 530-6000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Karls' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Karls "Dr. Karls joined the Gastroenterology Department at Mid Dakota Clinic PrimeCare in July 2010. Originally from Bismarck, ND, Dr. Karls graduated magna cum laude from the University of Mary with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He went on to complete Master of Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks, where he was elected to membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Prior to joining the Clinic, Dr. Karls completed an Internal Medicine residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and a Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. Dr. Karls is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Karls is licensed to practice medicine in the states of North Dakota, Minnesota and Indiana."


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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

20  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Dakota.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • University of North Dakota / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Mayo Clinic College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karls has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karls' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karls to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Karls' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Karls is one of the most caring, sincere Dr.'s I've ever had. He take the extra time to visit with you about your condition and is very through on the options and care plan involved.
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