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    Karen Whang

    Karen Y. Whang, M.D., FACS

    Cancer Surgery

    Accepting new patients


    (Board Certified)
    Accepting new patients

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    Palo Alto Center
    795 El Camino Real
    Lee Building, Level 3
    Palo Alto, California 94301
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    (650) 853-2985 
    San Carlos Center
    301 Industrial Road
    Level 2
    San Carlos, California 94070
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    (650) 596-4120 

    Professional Interests

    Abdominal surgery, Colorectal surgery, Endocrine surgery, Gastrointestinal surgery, Hernia surgery, Pancreas and biliary tract surgery

    Additional Information

    Robotic surgery, minimally invasive surgery

    Spoken Languages

    Korean (Very Good)

    Community Activities

    Society of Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract, American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, American Medical Association

    Personal Interests

    Dr. Whang enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys hiking, camping, traveling, and yoga. Dr. Whang serves her community by volunteering and going on medical missions.

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    Philosophy of Care

    My main goal is to provide compassionate and respectful care while keeping patients as safe as possible.

    I try to be a good listener so that I understand all of the concerns. Then I give information and guidance regarding possible treatment options so that patients can make the best decisions for themselves.

    Finally, I provide technically skilled, experienced, and state-of-the-art surgical care. I advocate strongly for my patients every step of the way so they receive the best care possible.

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