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Karen J Hanna, MD

Specialty
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Practicing Since 
1999
Phone 
(760) 300-3647
Fax 
(760) 482-1316

Bariatric Surgery
Bowel Surgery
Colon Surgery
Endocrine Surgery
Gallbladder
Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery
General Surgery
Hernia
Laparoscopic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Reflux
Robotic Surgery
Spleen Surgery
Stomach Surgery
Weight Reduction

Medical Degree
  • Rush University, Chicago, IL - 1992
Internship
  • Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Va - 1993
Residency
  • Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Va - 1999
Fellowship
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri - 2008

AETNA OPEN CHOICE - PPO
AETNA SELECT CHOICE - HMO
ANTHEM BLUE CROSS - HMO
ANTHEM BLUE CROSS - PPO
BLUE CROSS MEDI-CAL HMO - HMO
BLUE CROSS MEDI-CAL HMO - MEDICAID
BLUE CROSS SENIOR SECURE - MEDICARE - MEDICARE
BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA - HMO
BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA - PPO
CIGNA - PPO
COMMUNITY HEALTH GROUP (CHG) - HMO
HEALTHNET - HMO
HEALTHNET - PPO
SHARP COMMUNITY MEDICAL GROUP INLAN - HMO
SHARP HEALTHPLAN - HMO
SHARP HEALTHPLAN - PPO
TRICARE - CHAMPUS
UNITED HEALTHCARE - EPO
UNITED HEALTHCARE - HMO
UNITED HEALTHCARE - PPO
UNITED HEALTHCARE- MEDICARE ADVANTA - MEDICARE

Location

Arch Health Medical Group

2385 S. Melrose Drive Vista, CA 92081
Phone: (760) 300-3647

Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes

Hours:
Monday: 8am to 5pm
Tuesday: 8am to 5pm
Wednesday: 8am to 5pm
Thursday: 8am to 5pm
Friday: 8am to 5pm
 

Bio

Dr. Karen Hanna specializes in bariatric and general surgery. She has expertise in minimally invasive robotic surgery, laparoscopy and endoscopy. She attended Medical School under the U.S. Navy Health Professionals Scholarship Program.

She had a successful 22-year U.S. Navy career, including General Surgery training, reaching the rank of Captain. During her time in the Navy, Dr. Hanna completed a Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery fellowship at the University of Missouri and went on to run the Bariatric Program at the Naval Medical Center San Diego the last 6 years of her Navy Career.

In 2014 she moved to North County and started a Bariatric program from the ground up. Dr. Hanna concentrates on weight loss surgery, but she also specializes in gastrointestinal, reflux, and hernia surgery. She is dedicated to the empathic and compassionate care of all her patients.

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Dr. Karen Hanna specializes in bariatric and general surgery. She has expertise in minimally invasive robotic surgery, laparoscopy and endoscopy. She attended Medical School under the U.S. Navy Health Professionals Scholarship Program.

She had a successful 22-year U.S. Navy career, including General Surgery training, reaching the rank of Captain. During her time in the Navy, Dr. Hanna completed a Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery fellowship at the University of Missouri and went on to run the Bariatric Program at the Naval Medical Center San Diego the last 6 years of her Navy Career.

In 2014 she moved to North County and started a Bariatric program from the ground up. Dr. Hanna concentrates on weight loss surgery, but she also specializes in gastrointestinal, reflux, and hernia surgery. She is dedicated to the empathic and compassionate care of all her patients.