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Dr. Karen Woods, MD

Gastroenterology*
3.7 (27)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Karen Woods, MD

Dr. Karen Woods, MD is a Gastroenterologist in Houston, TX. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine and is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston Methodist the Woodlands Hospital and Houston Methodist West Hospital. Dr. Woods, completed a residency at Fell Baylor College Med. Patients rated Dr. Woods an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Woods works at Houston Methodist in Houston, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Vomiting Disorders, Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis and Hemorrhoids along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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. Woods' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Houston Office
    6550 Fannin St Ste 1201, Houston, TX 77030 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 441-3372
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist the Woodlands Hospital
  • Houston Methodist West Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Vomiting Disorders
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Vomiting Disorders
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Hemorrhoids
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gastroptosis
Esophagitis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Abdominal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Crohn's Disease
Diarrhea
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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Duodenal Cancer
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Heartburn
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Nausea
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Reflux Esophagitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
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Acute Gastritis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Cancer
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Celiac Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dysentery
Enteritis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Food Allergy
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hereditary Amyloidosis
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Indigestion
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Malabsorption Carbohydrate
Intestinal Tuberculosis
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Pouchitis
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Stenosis
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcer
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Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Capsule Endoscopy
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Endoscopic Polypectomy
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    3.7
    Average provider rating
    Based on 27 ratings
    Patient Ratings (27)
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
    (3)
    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (6)
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    About Dr. Karen Woods, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1790781961
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Tex SW
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Fell Baylor College Med
    Residency
    Internship
    • Baylor College of Med|Baylor College of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Karen Woods, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Woods is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Woods has seen patients for Vomiting Disorders, Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis and Hemorrhoids, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Woods on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    27 patients have reviewed Dr. Woods. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Woods.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Woods, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Woods appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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