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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melvyn Karp, Pediatric Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Karp has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Melvyn Karp, MD is board certified in Surgery and Pediatric Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Appendectomy
  • Cancer
  • Laser Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Karp graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. He has 5 awards.

Physician of the year 2007 west boca medical center
Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011, 2014 - 2015)
Doctor of the Year West Boca Medical Center *
Top Docs in South Florida Castle-Connoly *


Dr. Karp has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Palms West Hospital 
  • Delray Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Melvyn P Karp MD is a male Surgeon, has 38 years of experience and practices in Surgery and Pediatric Surgery.
Where does Dr. Melvyn P. Karp practice?
Dr. Melvyn Karp has 1 office location.
Dr. Melvyn Karp practices Surgery and Pediatric Surgery near Boca Raton, FL.
See Boca Raton Surgeons and Boca Raton Pediatric Surgeons.