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About Dr. Seth J Karp

Dr. Seth J Karp, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Nashville, TN. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Transplant Surgery and Surgery. Dr. Karp is affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Karp has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

18 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Seth J Karp is Great. Dr. Seth J Karp has been rated by 18 patients. From those 18 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Seth J Karp is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Vanderbilt Medical Center

1313 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37232
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Specialties

Dr. Seth J Karp has the following 2 specialties

  • Transplant Surgery

    Transplant surgeons are trained to transplant organs from donors, whether living or deceased, to the patients in need. This includes liver, lung, heart, intestine, pancreas and kidney transplants as well as tissue, bone marrow and cornea transplants. Kidney disease, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and serious infections are just a few reasons you might need a transplant.
    Your surgeon will consult with you prior to the operation for a pre-transplant evaluation and they will see you through your healing process to ensure you have no complications. Some surgeons get additional training and education on pediatric transplants to provide special care to children.

  • Surgery
  • Expertise

    6 Expertise

  • Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
  • Pancreatic Diseases
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Liver Diseases

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The great Dr. Karp.

I'm a transplant survivor and Dr. Karl performed the operation that gave me a 2nd chance on life. I feel blessed thAt he was the surgeon. His positive attitude meant the world to me.

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Five Stars

I think alot about all you and your staff did to save my life that day , I know I would not be here if not for Dr. Karp. Thank you so very much.

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A Humble Genuis

I was Priviliged to meet Dr. Karp during worst time of my life, ( end stage liver failure due to Alpha-1 anti Trypsom) Dr. Karp located a donor liver, performed my surgery, 12 hours, and diligently followd my recovery process. Any patient would be lucky to have him assisting them.

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Liver Transplant Feb. 2008

Dr. Karp is a wonderful doctor, who is kind. I trusted him with my life and felt safe in his care throughout the transplant process. He cares about his patients. Words can't express his skill and patient care.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016)

    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 (2015, 2016)

    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 (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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    24 Years Experience

  • Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1994

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Seth J Karp accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
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Locations & Directions

Vanderbilt Medical Center, 1313 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN

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