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Dr. Theresa Karplus, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 53

Dr. Karplus

Dr. Theresa Karplus, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Vancouver, WA and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in rheumatology.


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Dr. Karplus accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Karplus' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karplus treats Osteoporosis more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Karplus treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Raynaud's Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karplus treats Raynaud's Disease more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Karplus treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karplus treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Karplus treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Karplus' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Theresa Karplus, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Vancouver, WA and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

University Iowa Hosps and Clinics
Residency Hospital
Virginia Mason Med Center
Residency Hospital
1992
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1992

Awards

Dr. Karplus' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Karplus

2.8

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
41.1764705882353%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
5.882352941176471%
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2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
1 Star
47.05882352941177%
(8)

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I have been seeing Dr Karplus for at least three years now. She is consistently present, and listens to my needs and concerns. She quickly diagnosed my autoimmune disorder. I feel I am getting excellent, thoughtful care.
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Dr Karplus is very competent and is friendly toward her patients and staff. I highly recommend her to anyone requiring a rheumatologist.
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Felt disrespected and she had no compassion. I felt dismissed. I had seen Dr. Karplus several years ago for cortisone injections and it was simple and went fine. Very disappointed yesterday and will never see her again. She did smile the whole time but little interest in my pain issues. I am not...Read More
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