Dr. Matthew Karen, MD

Dr. Matthew Karen, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Matthew Karen, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Winchester, VA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1993 and specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery and ear, nose, and throat.

2055 Valley Ave

Winchester, VA 22601

Contact Information

(540) 667-3223

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Optima Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Top Care Areas

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Otitis Media
very high
more than 90% of peers
more than 86% of peers
Ear Disorders
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Karen "Dr. Karen and his professional staff will thoroughly discuss facial structural corrections and non-surgical skin enhancements designed to help your beauty blossom. As a facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Karen and his staff are committed to excellence and quality, which ensures client/patient satisfaction and trust. Dr. Karen's mission is to listen and provide you with the most informative and complete facial plastic information possible. Beyond providing you with surgical credentials and experience, we believe that how you look has everything to do with how you feel about yourself and the attitude you project to the world. We understand the personal side of cosmetic procedures."

2  Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

62  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Brow Lift
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Chemical Peel
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal Filler
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Full Face Lift
  • Hair Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mini Fift
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Oculoplastics
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Binghamton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Columbia Presby Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Columbia Presby Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • La St University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Housestaff Financial Research Award 1998 Alpha Omega Alpha, 1998
Media & Publications
  • Management of Animal Bites of the Head and Neck, April 2001
  • Auricular Composite Grafting To Repair Nasal Vestibular Stenosis, March 2001
  • Bilateral Submandibular gland infection presenting as Ludwigs Angina, April 2001
  • Facebook Page,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karen to family and friends
180 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (180)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Karen'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 (12)

He takes time to answer questions.
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Cold and uncaring to my concerns. Answered one of my questions as he was walking out of exam door. Also had 1 1/2 hour wait.
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I appreciate all feedback and I'm concerned to hear that the experience was perceived so negatively. At times we do experience extended wait times as some cases require additional attention. Regarding my bedside manner, I do apologize if I came across as anything less than professional and receptive. To that end, my door is always open and I would welcome the chance to repair the relationship. Best wishes.

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Everyone was wonderful very comfortable atmosphere
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I had MOHS surgery on my nose and they had to go so far down to my cartridge that it could not be stitched. I went to Dr. Karen and he did surgery to fix my left side of nose. The results were phenomenal. When he did the forehead flap to my nose I was so worried about how it looked but he assured...more
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