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About Dr. Richard G Karlen

Dr. Richard G Karlen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Saint Paul, MN. He has 26 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatric Surgery and Otolaryngology. Dr. Karlen is affiliated with St John's Hospital, St Joseph's Hospital and Regions Hospital. Dr. Karlen has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

13 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard G Karlen is Great. Dr. Richard G Karlen has been rated by 13 patients. From those 13 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard G Karlen is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Midwest Ear Nose & Throat Specialists / Woodbury Clinic

2080 Woodwinds Dr Ste 240
Saint Paul, MN 55125
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Specialties

Dr. Richard G Karlen has the following 2 specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

    A pediatric surgeon is a qualified surgeon who has additional training in performing surgery on young patients, including fetuses (neonatal or fetal surgery), infants, children, adolescents and teenagers.
    Because pediatric patients are still growing and developing, they are often more difficult to operate on than adults. These patients have smaller bodies and smaller organs requiring even more of a precise and measured approach by a surgeon.
    Some of the conditions that may require the care of a pediatric surgeon are congenital malformations, such as cleft lip and palate, abdominal wall defects, like hernias, deformities of the chest wall, childhood tumors, like neuroblastomas and separation of conjoined twins.

  • Otolaryngology

    An otolaryngologist is more commonly referred to as an ENT, someone that can treat medical issues you may be having with you ears, nose, or throat. This is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions of the ear, nose, sinuses, larynx (voice box), mouth, throat, head, and neck. These doctors treat patients through both medical and surgical means. For instance, an otolaryngologist may treat an obstruction of the nasal passage, caused by malformation of the nose, through rhinoplasty.

Reviews

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Five Stars

Wonderful doctor! Could not be happier!!

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Wonderful, knowledgable, and kind

Dr. Karlen has been a God-send for our little guy since he was an infant. From GERD, to Auditory concerns, to Aspiration issues, to recurring Ear infections, and recurring sinus infections, Dr. Karlen has been there for us. The one and only frustration for us has been wait-time at the clinics, and getting a surgical appointment quickly. We would recommend Dr. Karlen 100%!

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Great experience

Unfortunately our family has had several opportunities to interact with Dr. Karlen and all of them have been pleasant. Competent and thorough staff.

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Terrible

Doesn't listen to patients. Talks down to patients, very poor interactions.

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A Great Doctor

Dr Karlen has been such a great partner in caring for my daughter over the last seven years. Since my child is disabled I had many questions and concerns. Dr. Karlen has always provided great insights and care. We had been to three other ENT doctors before coming to him. We would never change.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    26 Years Experience

  • University Of Minnesota Medical School

    Graduated in 1992

  • Lahey Clinic

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Richard G Karlen accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota
    • BCBS MN Blue Cross Accord
    • BCBS MN BluePrint
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • HealthPartners - MN
    • HealthPartners MN CareChoices
    • HealthPartners MN CentraChoice
    • HealthPartners MN Distinctions II
    • HealthPartners Open Access
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medica
    • Medica Fairview and N Memorial Vantage
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Preferred One
    • Preferred One PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Medica Choice
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Midwest Ear Nose & Throat Specialists / Woodbury Clinic, 2080 Woodwinds Dr Ste 240, Saint Paul, MN

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