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About Dr. Karen S Brown

Dr. Karen S Brown, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Jolla, CA. She has 17 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Brown has received 1 award. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

4 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karen S Brown is Great. Dr. Karen S Brown has been rated by 4 patients. From those 4 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Karen S Brown is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Karen Shields Brown Md

8950 Villa La Jolla Dr Ste C207
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

Dr. Karen S Brown has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Karen S Brown has the following 11 expertise

  • Mental Illness
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Personality Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia

Dr. Karen S Brown has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Karen S Brown is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Education

    17 Years Experience

  • Eastern Virginia Medical School

    Graduated in 2001

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Karen S Brown accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Karen Shields Brown Md, 8950 Villa La Jolla Dr Ste C207, La Jolla, CA
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