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Dr. Joseph Karch, MD

General Surgery*
4.2 (15)
Map Pin Small Mechanicsville, VA
Accepting new patients
22 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Joseph Karch, MD

Dr. Joseph Karch, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Mechanicsville, VA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Virginia / Main Campus and is affiliated with Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Karch an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Karch works at Practice in Mechanicsville, VA with other offices in Midlothian, VA and Richmond, VA. They frequently treat conditions like Intestinal Obstruction along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Karch's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    8262 Atlee Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23116 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (804) 559-0194
  2. 2
    Bon Secours Surgical Specialists Midlothian
    13700 St Francis Blvd Ste 511, Midlothian, VA 23114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (804) 423-8467
  3. 3
    Commonwealth Surgeons Ltd.
    5855 Bremo Rd Ste 506, Richmond, VA 23226 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (804) 285-3225

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  • Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center

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Intestinal Obstruction
Appendicitis
Obesity
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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallstones
Ileus
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Traumatic Brain Injury
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anorectal Abscess
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Bone Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cancer
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Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Varices
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Lung Cancer
Megacolon
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Surgery
Colostomy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilatn Robotic Assist
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Tracheal Surgery
Wound Repair
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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    • Pyramid Life
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    • Sterling Life Insurance Company
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    About Dr. Joseph Karch, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1588873640
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Med College Virginia Hospitals
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Villanova
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Joseph Karch, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Karch is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Karch has seen patients for Intestinal Obstruction, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Karch on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Karch. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Karch.

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