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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (13)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karen Hutchinson, Internist is Excellent. Dr. Hutchinson has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 13 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Karen Hutchinson, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

  • She has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Alcoholism
  • Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Hyperlipidemias
  • Mood Disorders
  • Women's Health

Education & Awards

Dr. Hutchinson graduated from University of California at Los Angeles. She has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2013 - 2016)
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2013 - 2016)


Dr. Hutchinson has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 
  • Alvarado Hospital 
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Karen Andrea Hutchinson MD is a female General Practitioner, has 19 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and General Practice.
Where does Dr. Karen A. Hutchinson practice?
Dr. Karen Hutchinson has 1 office location.
Dr. Karen Hutchinson practices Internal Medicine and General Practice near San Diego, CA.
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