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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karen Shainsky is Good. Dr. Shainsky has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.5
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Karen Shainsky, DO is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

  • She has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Shainsky graduated from Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona. She has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Shainsky has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 
  • Cedars Sinai Cmprhnsv Cancer C 


  • Russian

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Additional Information
Dr. Karen Michelle Shainsky DO is a female Internist, has 10 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Karen M. Shainsky practice?
Dr. Karen Shainsky has 2 office locations.
Dr. Karen Shainsky practices Internal Medicine and Rheumatology near Los Angeles, CA.
Additional practice locations include: West Hollywood, CA.
See Los Angeles Internists and Los Angeles Rheumatologists.