Dr. Leonid Karkanitsa, MD

Dr. Leonid Karkanitsa, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Leonid Karkanitsa, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Hamden, CT and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Minskij Med Institute Minsk in 1985 and specializes in internal medicine.

1952 Whitney Ave Ste 8

Hamden, CT 06517

Contact Information

(203) 848-6710

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
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Dr. Karkanitsa's Experience

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

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Karkanitsa does not have any board certifications listed.

170  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Minskij Med Institute Minsk
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Lutheran Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Karkanitsa has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Karkanitsa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karkanitsa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karkanitsa to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Karkanitsa'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 (2)

Dr. Leonid Karkanitsa was nice at first, but became very aggressive and confrontational. I called inquiring about an assessment I was supposed to have done as well as lab results because I hadn't heard back and Dr. K started yelling at me saying it was illegal to call asking about that stuff(my...more
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Rude, unprofessional, uncaring & aggressive. Felt scared in his presence. Do not recommend.
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