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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kathy Karamlou is Excellent. Dr. Karamlou has been reviewed by 28 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Kathy Karamlou, MD is board certified in Rheumatology.

  • She has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Karamlou graduated from George Washington University. She has 5 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Karamlou has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • UCLA Medical Center 
  • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian 


  • Spanish
  • Farsi
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Kathy Karamlou MD is a female Internist, has 13 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Kathy Karamlou practice?
Dr. Kathy Karamlou has 1 office location.
Dr. Kathy Karamlou practices Internal Medicine and Rheumatology near Newport Beach, CA.
See Newport Beach Internists and Newport Beach Rheumatologists.