David Karam, MD

Primary Care

  • My Specialties:

    Internal Medicine
  • My Areas of Focus:

    Diabetes Care, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Languages:

    English
  • Gender:

    Male

PATIENT RATING: 5.0 OUT OF 5 ( 219 RATINGS & 117 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Raleigh Hills

About Me:

Dr. Karam is a board-certified internist and primary care physician at Legacy Medical Group – Raleigh Hills. He grew up in Louisiana and earned his bachelor’s degree from Tulane University. He earned his medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed both his internship and internal medicine residency at Stanford University. Dr. Karam has been in practice since 2012 as a primary care internist. His interests include all aspects of internal medicine, particularly diabetes care and cardiovascular medicine. Outside of work, Dr. Karam enjoys road biking, hiking, frequenting farmers markets, and playing piano.

Year I Started Practice: 2012
Hospitals Served: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center

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5.0 out of 5     219 Ratings     117 Comments

Jun 30, 2021
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This was my first visit . I was very impressed with the receptionists , physicians assistant and the Dr. All were professional , friendly and caring. Very well run and organized practice. Dr Karam was exceptional

Jun 29, 2021
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Most excellent visit. Dr Karam was very patient and responsive to my questions and concerns. Score it an A+.

Jun 24, 2021
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Excellent appointment with my brand new PCP. Very attentive, listened to all my questions and concerns and took all the time I needed.

Jun 21, 2021
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Dr. Karam does such a great job that I recommended him to my elderly parents and to my fiancee who has never had a male GP before. This visit was no exception. Thorough, thoughtful, and patient are the three words I'd use to best describe his approach to healthcare.

Jun 18, 2021
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Dr. Karam listened intently and was thorough in his assessment.

Jun 17, 2021
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MA's in office without name tags??

Jun 16, 2021
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I have already recommended him to two family members

Jun 14, 2021
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Dr. Karam is the best!

Jun 7, 2021
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Both visits I have had with Dr Karam were excellent. I'm happy that I have him as my primary care physician.

Jun 4, 2021
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Dr. Karam, I felt, listened well, and took the time it did to establish a game plan going forward to begin with. Also, made the referrals necessary to meet my needs and requests. I'm really hoping that the level of care I just had on my first visit with him yesterday continues as such with each visit going forward and maintains this level of care and understanding.

Jun 2, 2021
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Dr. Karam and office & nursing staff are outstanding professionals. Great team!

Jun 2, 2021
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This was my first visit with Dr. Karam as my prior dr left the practice. Appreciated his manner and knowledge.

May 28, 2021
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Dr. Karam was very gentle when examining my injury.

May 27, 2021
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easy first visit. thanks

May 27, 2021
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excellent vist

May 21, 2021
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I found Dr. Karam to be personable and knowledgeable.

May 20, 2021
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Thank you for listening and having an open dialogue about my prescriptions.

May 17, 2021
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Dr. Karam was most attentive and interested in resolving the issues that I conveyed.

May 17, 2021
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very efficient, easy, amiable

May 17, 2021
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Dr. Karam was kind, gentle, thoughtful and listened carefully to my concerns. He was very respectful. He explained things clearly and I did not feel rushed or dismissed.

Apr 30, 2021
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This Dr has great patient skills. looking for new PC because the last one I had was not good at all. Usualky comfortable with a female Dr but he made me very comfortable.

Apr 23, 2021
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Dr Karam went out of his way to make certain I understood The Who, what,when, where how and why's of our consult. He spent a good deal longer in my visit than any Dr I've used in the past.

Apr 21, 2021
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Dr Karam provided good healthcare for me. He was patient and listened to my health problems at that time. For that alone, I would recommend him to my family and friends. He also showed me he knew what my issues were and how to heal them in a way I could understand without being overwhelmed.

Apr 21, 2021
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Addressed my concerns about extreme hay fever I've never had before and an approach to reduce its symptoms, rechecked my blood pressure (it was fine), very useful meeting.

Apr 19, 2021
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David Karam is the best doctor I've ever had other than my childhood doctor. I referred my partner to him months ago. He is kind, a great listener, thorough and explains things to me in a way that is very easy to understand.

Apr 19, 2021
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Dr. Karam is an excellent physician. Very friendly and professional. Really takes the time to listen and answer any of my questions and concerns

Apr 19, 2021
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this provider listens better than the last one.I really like him.

Apr 16, 2021
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Very courteous and took the time to explain things. Nice getting acquainted.

Apr 15, 2021
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Very focused on my health, knowledgable - I'm in good hands and like him very much!

Apr 9, 2021
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The physician was polite, personable, and professional

Apr 9, 2021
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very good

Apr 5, 2021
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Very complete visit answered all questions asked appropriate questions and made referral to appropriate dr.

Apr 5, 2021
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very good experience. needed my ears checked out and was given good medical advice. and I am practicing it right now.

Apr 1, 2021
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great

Apr 1, 2021
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Dr Karam is my new PCP and this appt was to establish care. I give him an A+ and feel confident and well listened to after his initial eval of me and my health.

Mar 29, 2021
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Entire visit was excellent, from front office, to initial data gathering (BP, weight, etc), to visit with Dr. Karam, to blood draw after visit. I feel very lucky/blessed to have such a wonderful medical office near my home with great doctors and staff who all seem proficient, knowledgeable and caring of their patients.

Mar 22, 2021
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Dr and assistants listened to my concerns and gave helpful answers.

Mar 19, 2021
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New doctor patient relationship - very positive interaction and Dr. Karam seemed caring and very knowledgeable.

Mar 15, 2021
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This was my first visit visit and I thought my care was the best. Everyone I met was wonderful. I was treated with respect and every question I had was answered. I would highly recommend this office and Dr. Karam.

Mar 15, 2021
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After a fall, I spoke with the Raleigh Hills Clinic. She was able to fit me into Dr Karam's schedule, between previously scheduled appointments. Therefore, I expected to wait to see him. All of the staff that I interacted with were friendly, efficient and caring. I am very pleased to be a patient.

Mar 12, 2021
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Dr. Karam did not rush. He spent a substantial length of time listening to me and discussing my medical needs. He offered comprehensive explanations in language that was easy for me to understand.

Mar 11, 2021
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Great team! Happy to have found them!

Mar 8, 2021
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Dr. Karam was very good and I hope he stays!

Mar 8, 2021
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Dr. Karam is one of the best doctors I have ever had. He is kind and very thorough.

Mar 3, 2021
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Dr. was filling in and did an excellent job ...finding the problem answering the questions and giving good direction..

Mar 1, 2021
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great rapport/bedside manner. very articulate and explains things well. feel safe with Dr. Karam!

Feb 26, 2021
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Doctor Karim was kind, thorough , did not rush us, explained completely, was patient, took time to see if there was anything else (which there was) as [name removed] was there for injured finger, and then completely addressed this other matter and wrote a prescription. He was very comfortable for [name removed].

Feb 25, 2021
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Service went well as it could.

Feb 25, 2021
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I was happy about all the staffs and the provider.

Feb 23, 2021
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Doctor was very personable and addressed each of my concerns. He listened to my concerns and spent time with me providing answers. Great bedside manner and very thorough!

Feb 18, 2021
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I felt very comfortable & taken care of. He listened to everything and helped come up with a plan.

Feb 17, 2021
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Dr. Karam was excellent.

Feb 11, 2021
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My first appt. with this provider -

Feb 8, 2021
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It was the first time meeting Dr. Karam, and we had a great visit. I hope to keep him as my primary care provider.

Feb 5, 2021
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I am a huge fan of the Legacy Healthcare System; both of my daughters were born at Emmanuel and my wife had her double bypass there as well. Dr. Karam and the staff at the Raleigh Hills location carry on the tradition of quality service that I have come to trust. Thank You for hiring these people!

Feb 4, 2021
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it was good

Feb 4, 2021
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I appreciated the attention Dr Karam gave to me. This was my initial visit with him and I left with a very positive impression.

Feb 3, 2021
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It was a very good appointment - Doctor Karam listened and explained what was going on. Then referred me to a specialist to confirm findings.

Feb 1, 2021
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Greatly surprised at the amount of time the doctor spent going over my health issues, as this was my first appointment with my primary doctor since moving [location removed]. Dr. Karam was easy to talk to and one of the finest doctors I've visited in the Portland area.

Jan 22, 2021
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All of my experiences have been great

Jan 22, 2021
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this was my first visit with Dr Karam. I was looking for a new primary care doctor and after reading his reviews, decided to make an apt. He was awesome- very thorough, explained as he examined and listened to me about why I was in that day. So far, I'd absolutely recommend.

Jan 22, 2021
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completely satisfied with his care

Jan 20, 2021
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Doctor Karam was very attuned to my needs

Jan 18, 2021
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Dr. Karam always shows keen interest in my health and well-being, at times even reaching out to me through the Legacy My Health messaging system. I know I can receive answers to my questions in a timely fashion.

Jan 14, 2021
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Dr. Karam is patient and considerate in listening to my concerns. He is thorough in his assessment & recommendations. I feel safe & confident with his advice.

Jan 14, 2021
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This was the first time I saw Dr. Karam, I really liked him and asked if he would be my PCP doc. I'm glad we met.

Jan 11, 2021
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Dr. Karam is a very relatable dr. and definitely concerned for your well being.

Jan 8, 2021
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First visit with this doctor. Impressed and pleased. Felt I was in good hands.

Jan 7, 2021
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Dr. Karam listened - and asked questions. He took time to explain why some of my bloodwork was closer to normal than it appeared. My previous MD never did, even when asked.

Jan 4, 2021
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Hello I would highly recommend Dr. KARAM, DAVID C. He is very patient and took time to listen to me and explain to me my questions.

Jan 4, 2021
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all good

Jan 4, 2021
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It was a very good experience. He recommended changes in my prescriptions for my benefit and updated tests. I look forward to my next visit with him.

Dec 31, 2020
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very good. answered all my questions.

Dec 29, 2020
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good experience

Dec 28, 2020
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their wait time is usually less than five minutes, it's great know I'm not going to wait forever.

Dec 23, 2020
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All the staff and Dr were kind and helpful, proficient in their service and I felt welcome.

Dec 21, 2020
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This visit was a chance to get acquainted with my new doctor.Thanks

Dec 21, 2020
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One of the most thorough check-ups I've ever had. Very attentive to all the details and extremely careful to not miss anything. Explained everything as thoroughly and clearly as possible. It was one of the best visits to a physician l've ever had!

Dec 18, 2020
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Provide a listened well answered my questions well Gave good responses to questions

Dec 18, 2020
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This was my first visit with Dr. Karam (establishing him as a new primary care after getting new insurance-previously with Kaiser) and he was really genuine and easy to talk to. I don't think a GP has ever spent so much time just talking to me. I tend to get really bad white coat phobia but I didn't experience any of that this time. Probably the most pleasant medical visit I've had!

Dec 15, 2020
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David was great. He listened very well and was easily able to answer any question I had during the visit. He was respectful and knowledgeable. It is a pleasure to have him as my new GP. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a new Dr.

Dec 2, 2020
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I really liked Dr. Karam. He is very thorough, very thoughtful and makes a person feel very comfortable. Very pleased that he is my new doctor and have already recommended him to several friends!

Nov 30, 2020
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I am a new patient to Dr. Karam and feel very confident in his care. I appreciated the time that he took with me!

Nov 23, 2020
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it was my very first time at his office or at a doctors office in over 15 years. He, as well as his staff are excellent. I will definitely recommend and also be using his myself.

Nov 17, 2020
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I was very impressed with my new doctor, and happy that he is not about to retire! He was very patient, kind, and thorough.

Nov 11, 2020
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I was very impressed by Dr. Karam; happy to know he will be my GP.

Nov 11, 2020
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This was my first visit with Dr. Karam as my primary care physician is retiring. I was very pleased with this first interaction. Dr. Karam was very engaged and thoughtful.

Nov 11, 2020
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always good there!!

Nov 6, 2020
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This was my first visit with Dr. Karam he seemed very knowledgeable, was a good visit.

Nov 5, 2020
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Dr. Karam and the staff at the Legacy Raliegh Hills ofice are exceptional at their jobs. They go the extra mile to create a warm environment for members like myself and some of the other members I observed in the waiting room. Very friendly and considerate people there at RH Legacy.

Oct 30, 2020
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This was my first visit with Dr. Karam and I was very impressed. I felt he was very interested in my health and that he cared.

Oct 30, 2020
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Attentive, thoughtful, kind and well informed physician

Oct 27, 2020
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This was my first visit with Dr. Karam, as my previous provider had moved to a different practice. I was very impressed by Dr. Karam's demeanor, thoroughness, and broad medical knowledge. He is a very nice guy and a very approachable doctor.

Oct 23, 2020
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Dr. Karam and staff were all very courteous, respectful, kind, and professional. He was engaged, focused, and attentive. He made good eye contact and was not staring at the computer monitor. I appreciated this very much as it is uncommon for providers to maintain good eye contact these days.

Oct 22, 2020
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Dr. Karam was very personable and professional with a touch of genuine interest in my health and well being. I trust his knowledge to give me the best care pssible.

Oct 20, 2020
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What a remarkable change at Legacy Cedar Hills from the front office, to the nurse I saw first, it was a Much better experience than in times past. Dr Karam gave me all the time I needed and demonstrated genuine concern for my health and well being.

Oct 16, 2020
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great doctor and great clinic

Oct 14, 2020
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I typically prefer a female provider but could not get in with one quickly. he was great and I will continue to see him if I cannot find a female PCP

Oct 14, 2020
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As a new doctor to this clinic, Dr Karam was calm, receptive, friendly, knowledgeable, helpful, nonjudgmental, which has not always been the case in this office. I had a pleasant conversation with this doctor. He's a very good listener and offered several simple ideas for a couple concerns I had

Oct 12, 2020
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First time to see this doctor. A good introductory visit.

Oct 9, 2020
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Dr Karam is new to the practice and I could not be more satisfied with him becoming my new Primary Care Physician. He took the time I felt necessary to get to know me as a new patient, listening to my concerns but also offering insightful feedback to my questions. I look forward to him providing for my health care needs.

Oct 8, 2020
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Dr. Karam took the time to answer all my questions and provide insightful answers. I did not feel rushed at all. One of the best provider visits I can remember!

Oct 8, 2020
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enjoyed meeting him and impressed with his attention, knowledge of my medical history and thoroughness.

Oct 7, 2020
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not related to this visit but had problems getting a prescription refilled. took 4 days and was sent to the wrong pharmacy.

Oct 6, 2020
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Great doc! Glad he is here!!

Oct 5, 2020
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This was an initial appointment at the Legacy office and with the Dr. My previous physician at Fanno Creek left her practice.

Oct 1, 2020
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Dr. Karam was very thorough and kind. Good listener, and spent time on issues

Oct 1, 2020
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great experience.

Sep 28, 2020
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Dr. Karam was fantastic. I have never had a doctor spend so much time with me, discussing my medical history and concerns and explaining my options. I would recommend him to anyone.

Sep 24, 2020
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wet good place to visit

Sep 22, 2020
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Very Happy. thank you

Sep 21, 2020
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Exceptional doctor...my first visit with him. He's new to the clinic and my provider left. Glad he'll be my main provider.

Sep 21, 2020
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Our first visit to this Doctor because our former one left the clinic. While it's hard to change doctor's, we found Dr. Karam to be professional, thorough, great at explaining. He did not rush us. We have nothing but positive impressions with him following this first visit.

Sep 21, 2020
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I felt Dr Karam was very attentive and spent an appropriate amount of time with me. He went over all my concerns with me and I am very appreciative.

Sep 17, 2020
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thoroughpersonable

Sep 11, 2020
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this was my first time with my new provider and I was very very impressed and glad I stayed with the clinic after meeting him

Sep 9, 2020
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Dr. Karam was very attentive and reviewed my entire medical history with me, and we discussed possible future treatments and health options. I highly recommend Dr. Karam to any future patients.
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