Dr. Melvyn Karp, MD

Dr. Melvyn Karp, MD

Pediatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Melvyn Karp, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Boca Raton, FL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in pediatric surgery.

9980 Central Park Blvd N

Boca Raton, FL 33428

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida

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Top Care Areas

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 96% of peers
Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 92% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 81% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

48

Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Frenectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Chldns Hospital Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Childrens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karp has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karp's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karp to family and friends
4.3
based on 11 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Karp's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Karp was FANTASTIC. He was accessible to me, both before and after my son's surgery, and answered all of my questions with great detail and care. Dr. Karp was kind and had a lovely bedside mannor with my young son... I would highly recommend Dr Karp.
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Dr Karp treated our young daughter with such respect and care. He explains everything he was doing prior to starting, and he ordered an ultrasound to be certain what was causing her pain. He is so calm, but knowledgeable and factual. He gave us hope during during a horrible situation that was...more
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Dr. Karp is an excellent surgeon with a kind and caring bed side manner. He takes time out of his busy schedule to ensure that his patients get the attention and care they need. We are grateful that our son's surgery went better than anticipated and his recovery is quicker than expected. My...more
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Dr. Karp is a very excellent pediatric surgeon. He impressed us on many levels. Very caring human being; took time to listen to and calm anxieties of us the parents. Explained the fix to a com problem simply and clearly. He won our trust and confidence from the initial meeting. Very well respected...more
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