Dr. Richard Karlin, MD

Dr. Richard Karlin, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Richard Karlin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1980 and specializes in general surgery.

4224 Houma Blvd Ste 425

Metairie, LA 70006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
high
more than 91% of peers
Breast Diseases
high
more than 90% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
high
more than 85% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Lsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University So Fla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karlin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karlin's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karlin to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Karlin'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 (3)

8 HOURS before my misdiagnosed surgery, Dr. Karlin called (because I got a second opinion) and told me my ribs were inflamed and to take Advil and that I would be fine. I was mere HOURS away from getting a surgery that would forever alter my body but Dr. Karlin prevented that. However, its been...more
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Dr. Karlin has exceeded my expectations for 2 surgeries now. He was very concerned for my comfort during the procedures and explained each step. His personality and bedside manner is very reassuring and honest. He has many years of experience and treats you like an individual by listening and...more
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Very caring and provides understandable options. Involved me in decisions. Never rushed and office staff are friendly and helpful.
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