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Specialties & Research
Dr. Karen Gerdes, MD is board certified in Pediatrics.
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Education & Awards
Dr. Gerdes graduated from University of Iowa, Iowa City.
Dr. Gerdes has 13 hospital affiliations:
- Iowa Lutheran Hospital
- Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Gerdes accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 15 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
- Cigna - 3 plans
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- Where does Dr. Karen J. Gerdes practice?
Dr. Karen Gerdes practices Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine near Des Moines, IA.
See Des Moines Pediatricians.