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Internist, Endocrinologist (diabetes, hormones)
22 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karen McCowen is Excellent. Dr. McCowen has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Karen McCowen, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

  • She has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Metabolic Bone Diseases
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid Diseases
  • Pituitary Diseases
  • Pregnancy Complications

Education & Awards

Dr. McCowen graduated from Trinity College, University Of Dublin. She has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. McCowen has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Karen C McCowen MD is a female Internist, has 22 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.
Where does Dr. Karen C. McCowen practice?
Dr. Karen McCowen has 4 office locations.
Dr. Karen McCowen practices Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism near La Jolla, CA.
Additional practice locations include: San Diego, CA and Cambridge, MA.
See La Jolla Internists and La Jolla Endocrinologists.