Dr. Stephen Karp, MD

Dr. Stephen Karp, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o
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Dr. Stephen Karp, MD is a general surgery specialist in Burlington, MA and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

41 Mall Rd

Burlington, MA 01805
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Test
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Test
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan Test
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Simplifi
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Karp's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breast Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karp treats Breast Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Karp treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karp performs Breast Surgical Procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Karp performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Breast Lump
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karp treats Breast Lump more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Karp treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Karp's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fracture
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary Disease
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach Diseases
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Disease
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • National Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Montreal General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Montreal General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 1981
    McGill University
    Medical School
    1981

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Karp's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Karp

4.6

Based on 9 reviews

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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Stephen Karp, MD
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I found Dr Karp to be a professional, thorough, kind, informative physician. He answered my questions, allayed my fears and was straight forward with my treatment needs. I am now a breast cancer survivor because of his surgical expertise and the care I received at Lahey Clinic.
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I met Dr. Karp in 1994, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, when I was diagnosed with breast cancer. This month of October 2017, there are 23 years since he saved my life. I don't have enough words to express my gratitude to this gentle and highly specialized doctor. I am a nurse in ICU in Ottawa, Canada,...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna Test
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Test
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
MultiPlan Test
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Simplifi
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts Health Plans
Tufts PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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