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Dr. Karen S Dufour Is this you?

About Dr. Karen S Dufour

Dr. Karen S Dufour, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Orange, CT. She has 34 years of experience. Her specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Dufour is affiliated with Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Dufour has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

57 Ratings with 20 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karen S Dufour is Good. Dr. Karen S Dufour has been rated by 57 patients. From those 57 patients 20 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Karen S Dufour is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Gi Internal Medicine

325 Boston Post Rd
Orange, CT 06477
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Specialties

Dr. Karen S Dufour has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    27 Expertise

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Women's Health
  • Hepatitis
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Pneumonia
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Primary Headache Disorders
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Viral Human Hepatitis
  • Obesity
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Constipation
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Celiac Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Colonoscopy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Asthma
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Hiatal Hernia

Reviews

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Exceptional Doctor!
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Two Stars

I would not recommend this doctor at all. Lousy bedside manner and a superior attitude - needs to come down off of her high horse.

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Four Stars

Dr dufour was very pleasant and listened to my concerns. I'm very critical about personalities and I can say that she is very professional and she listened to my concerns and gave me direction towards my next steps. Very comfortable talking to her and would recommend her to all of my family.

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She is not for me

If you are looking for warm and fuzzy she is not for you If you are looking for cutting edge I doubt she is for you If you are looking to have some banter regarding your health she is Not for you

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refused to see me for follow up to lab work

I became a patient last summer. She did not read my chart details and lowered my medication after my blood pressure was finally stable prior to my first visit with her. Well, within a month my pressure was sky high and my salt levels were so low that a seiure and coma can easily follow. My endo has been tracking levels, and sending her a copy, but she refused to do any follow up exam, saying that my endo is tracking and her office would really have nothing to do with this issue, although levels continue to fall after hitting normal briefly a month ago. I ended up in hospital with sinus infection and have had it many months. I have had meningitis and this can lead to another bout...and yet I have still not heard from her. What kind of primary care doc uses this type of protocol/triage? ...very disappointed in this practitioner. Look elsewhere if you dare to expect a caring,engaged doctor and practice.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Dufour is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University

    Graduated in 1984

  • Beth Israel Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Karen S Dufour accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna CT AWH MC OA w/Pediatric Dental
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
    • Anthem CT Pathway X Enhanced Ind HMO
    • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
    • Anthem Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Healthy Connecticut
    • HealthyCT
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
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Locations & Directions

Gi Internal Medicine, 325 Boston Post Rd, Orange, CT

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