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Dr. Karl Hempel, MD

Rheumatology*
4.0 (25)
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60 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Karl Hempel, MD

Dr. Karl Hempel, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in San Antonio, TX. They specialize in Rheumatology, has 60 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI / MAIN CAMPUS. Patients rated Dr. Hempel an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Hempel works at Practice in San Antonio, TX. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    San Antonio Medical Associates
    414 Navarro St Ste 703, San Antonio, TX 78205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (210) 224-4811

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    Specialties*
    • Rheumatology

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    • 60 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1588634836
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI / MAIN CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
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