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Dr. Joseph Karch, MD

General Surgery* Age 54
Dr. Joseph Karch, MD
4.2 (15 Ratings)

Offers telehealth

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Dr. Joseph Karch, MD

General Surgery* Age 54
Mechanicsville, VA
Accepting new patients
22 years of experience

Offers telehealth



Dr. Joseph Karch, MD works in Mechanicsville, VA as a General Surgery Specialist and has 22 years experience.

They are board certified in General Surgery and graduated from University of Virginia / Main Campus in 2002. Dr. Karch has has worked on more claims relating to Intestinal Obstruction than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Karch has received an average rating of 4.2 from patients and has been reviewed 15 times. They are affiliated with Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center. Their office accepts new patients and has telehealth appointments. Dr. Karch also speaks Spanish. Dr. Karch practices at Practice in Mechanicsville, VA and has additional offices in Midlothian, VA and Richmond, VA.

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  1. 1 Office
    8262 Atlee Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
  2. 2 Bon Secours Surgical Specialists Midlothian
    13700 St Francis Blvd Ste 511, Midlothian, VA 23114
  3. 3 Commonwealth Surgeons Ltd.
    5855 Bremo Rd Ste 506, Richmond, VA 23226

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  • University of Virginia / Main Campus
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Dr. Joseph Karch, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Karch accepts Aetna, American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance and Anthem as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Karch accepts here.

Dr. Karch frequently sees patients for Intestinal Obstruction.

Yes, Dr. Karch speaks Spanish. See Dr. Karch's profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Karch has a star rating of 4.2/5 and has been reviewed 15 times.

Dr. Karch is board certified in General Surgery.

Dr. Karch has been practicing as a General Surgery Specialist for 22 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center

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Preventive care: what doctors want you to know

Preventive care can help identify current or future health and medical concerns before they become major.

  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

    Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

    Get your blood pressure checked regularly — at least every 5 years.  (USPSTF)

  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

    If you smoke, ask your doctor about services to help you quit. (USPSTF)

  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)