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Dr. Karen Karsif, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (29)
Map Pin Small Suffern, NY
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Karen Karsif, MD

Dr. Karen Karsif, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Suffern, NY. They specialize in General Surgery, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and is affiliated with St. Anthony Community Hospital, Garnet Health Medical Center, Bon Secours Community Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital. Dr. Karsif, completed a residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Karsif an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Karsif works at Center for Breast Health at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Breast Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Karsif's Office Locations

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    Center for Breast Health at Good Samaritan Hospital
    257 Lafayette Ave Ste 200, Suffern, NY 10901 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (845) 357-7462

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • St. Anthony Community Hospital
  • Garnet Health Medical Center
  • Bon Secours Community Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Hospital

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Bone Cancer
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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gallstones
Gynecomastia
Heart Disease
Hidradenitis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Lipomas
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Pancreatic Cancer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Breast Augmentation
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reduction
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Partial Mastectomy
Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wound Repair
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    • Aetna
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    • Amerihealth
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
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    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • EmblemHealth
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • First Health
    • Healthfirst
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    • Meritain Health
    • Midwest Health Plan
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    About Dr. Karen Karsif, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Italian
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    NPI Number
    • 1760433957
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • University Penn Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Karen Karsif, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Karsif is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Karsif has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Karsif works at Center for Breast Health at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY. View the full address on Dr. Karsif’s profile.

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

    29 patients have reviewed Dr. Karsif. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Karsif.

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