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Dr. Karl C Podratz Is this you?

About Dr. Karl C Podratz

Dr. Karl C Podratz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Rochester, MN. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Gynecologic Oncology and Obstetrics & Gynecology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

5 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karl C Podratz is Excellent. Dr. Karl C Podratz has been rated by 5 patients. From those 5 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Karl C Podratz is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Mayo Clinic

200 1st St SW
Rochester, MN 55905
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Specialties

Dr. Karl C Podratz has the following 2 specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology

    Gynecologic oncologists specialize in cancers that occur in the female reproductive system. This includes ovarian cancer, cervical cancer and endometrial cancer, as well as the less commonly talked about female reproductive cancers like vulvar cancer, vaginal cancer and fallopian tube cancer.
    In addition to diagnosing the stage of your cancer and recommending treatment options, they’ll provide care throughout your treatment and help you manage your symptoms. They’ll often work closely with a pathologist and a radiologist to properly diagnose you and determine if your cancer is shrinking or spreading throughout treatment. They’re even trained to administer chemotherapy and to perform surgery to remove cancer when necessary.

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Expertise

    29 Expertise

  • Carcinoma
  • Hysterectomy (Uterus)
  • Glandular and Epithelial Cancer
  • Menopause
  • Ovarian Diseases
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Hot Flashes
  • Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Lymph Node Excision (Lymph node removal)
  • Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer (Papillary Cystadenocarcinoma)
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer (Serous Cystadenocarcinoma)
  • Female Genital Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Ovariectomy (Ovary Removal)
  • Endometrioid Carcinoma
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer (Endometrial Neoplasm)
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer (Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma)
  • Pelvic Cancer
  • Abdominal Cavity Cancer (Peritoneal Neoplasm)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedures
  • Recurrence

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Lifesaver

Saved my life Nothing else to say It is God using his hands

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Excellent physician! Personable. Puts patient at ease. Interesting conversationalist. The best!

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Top Gynecologic Oncologist

When I was diagnosed with cancer, I wanted the top gynecologic oncologist to operate on me because I wanted to live. In my opinion, Dr. Podratz is the best in the world. I am cancer-free 4.5 years later and enjoying life. My thanks to Dr. Podratz. My ratings reflect my expectations of someone in Dr. Podratz' position with his skills and experience.

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  • Education

    44 Years Experience

  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1974

  • Mayo Clinic And Medical School

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Karl C Podratz accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • WPS
    • WPS Group
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Locations & Directions

Mayo Clinic, 200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN
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