Dr. Riny Karras, MD

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Dr. Riny Karras, MD
Dr. Riny Karras, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Baltimore, MD. She has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Karras is affiliated with Saint Agnes Hospital, Howard County General Hospital and Mercy Medical Center.

Baltimore Office

900 S Caton Ave

Baltimore, MD 21229

Contact Information

(410) 368-6000

Dr. Riny Karras, MD

Dr. Riny Karras, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Karras' Experience

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Dr. Karras' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

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Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • Case Western Reserve
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Ohio State University / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Saint Agnes Healthcare
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Saint Agnes Healthcare
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Miami Jackson Meml Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karras has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karras' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karras to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Karras' 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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Laurel, MD |
I'd suggest Dr Karras in a heartbeat. She helped make a un-thought of experience manageable with her warmth, concern, and pleasant nature.
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Dr. Karras accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Choice Network POS
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Karras has admitting privileges

Howard County General Hospital
5755 Cedar Ln
Columbia, MD 21044
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Mercy Medical Center
345 Saint Paul Pl
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Saint Agnes Hospital
900 Caton Ave
Baltimore, MD 21229
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