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Dr. Karen Simpson, MD

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31 years of experience

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Dr. Karen Simpson, MD is a Dermatologist in Brea, CA. They specialize in Dermatology, has 31 years of experience. They graduated from University Of Southern California / School Of Medicine.

Dr. Simpson works at St. Jude Heritage Medical Group in Brea, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Dermatitis, Ringworm and Athlete's Foot along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California 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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Locations

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    St Jude Heritage Health Fdn Dermatology Lab #1
    955 W Imperial Hwy Ste 200, Brea, CA 92821 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (714) 626-6310

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    How was your appointment with Dr. Simpson?

    Apr 12, 2022
    Excellent! Dr. Simpson is a very kind and very knowledgeable about the skin and best treatment options for her patients. Great experience every time I go.
    — Apr 12, 2022
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    About Dr. Karen Simpson, MD

    Specialties
    • Dermatology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1376544189
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Of California Irvine Medcenter
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Of California Irvine Medcenter
    Residency
    Internship
    • UCLA Olive View Sepulveda
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University Of Southern California / School Of Medicine
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Simpson has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Simpson works at St. Jude Heritage Medical Group in Brea, CA. View the full address on Dr. Simpson’s profile.

    Dr. Simpson has seen patients for Dermatitis, Ringworm and Athlete's Foot, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Simpson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    7 patients have reviewed Dr. Simpson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Simpson.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Simpson, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Simpson 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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