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Dr. Laurence P Karper Is this you?

About Dr. Laurence P Karper

Dr. Laurence P Karper, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Bethlehem, PA. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Karper is affiliated with Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest Campus. Dr. Karper has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Laurence P Karper is Great. Dr. Laurence P Karper has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Laurence P Karper is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg

2545 Schoenersville Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
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Specialties

Dr. Laurence P Karper 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. Laurence P Karper has the following 15 expertise

  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Personality Disorder
  • Infectious Disease
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Mental Illness

Dr. Laurence P Karper has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Laurence P Karper is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Dr. Karper has been my Doctor for the last 10 years. I believe him to be a kind and caring man. He still seems to have a true fascination with his field of study. Dr. Karper takes the time to ask you how you feel/ are doing, rather then Tell you! He is a wonderful Doctor and despite how difficult a case I proved to to be, Dr. Karper never gave up on me. I believe he saved my life!!!
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Five Stars

Good doctor. only complaint is he's cutting back on his hours

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excellent psychiatrist

Dr Karper has been my doctor since 2013 and has helped me to overcome serious depression. He is gentle and honest. You always have his time too. I thank God for leading me to this kind person

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Five Stars

Doctor Karper was the first Psychiatrist to correctly diagnose my condition. He spends a great amount of time with me. I have found he will always return my phone calls. Overall, he is compassionate, understanding, very caring, very easy to talk with, quite brilliant. An excellent Doctor, I would recommend to anyone.

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Dr. Karper is extremely caring and compassionate. He is very kind and gentle and really cares about how I'm feeling. I completely trust him with my life and am more comfortable with him than I have ever been with any other man. I don't know what I would do without him. He always takes the time to talk with me and makes me feel good. He's helping me one day at a time and I appreciate all he's done for me.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

    Graduated in 1988

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Laurence P Karper accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Select
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
    • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
    • Capital BC PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark Community Blue PPO
    • Highmark PPOBlue
  • IBC
    • IBC Keystone HMO POS
    • IBC Personal Choice PPO

Locations & Directions

Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg, 2545 Schoenersville Rd, Bethlehem, PA

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