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About Dr. Karen G Porth

Dr. Karen G Porth, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boise, ID. She has 35 years of experience. Her specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

3 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karen G Porth is Poor. Dr. Karen G Porth has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Karen G Porth is 2.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

St Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

1055 N Curtis Rd
Boise, ID 83706
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Specialties

Dr. Karen G Porth has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Karen G Porth has the following 8 expertise

  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Stroke
  • Electromyography
  • Epilepsy
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Headache
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Migraine Disorder

Dr. Karen G Porth has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Karen G Porth is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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  • Education

    35 Years Experience

  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Karen G Porth accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

St Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, 1055 N Curtis Rd, Boise, ID
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