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Karen E. Bhaskar, M.D.

Ophthalmologist

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Accepting New Patients

About

Professional Statement

I offer thorough evaluations in order to address the concerns and needs of my patients. I am a patient advocate, always practicing with the best interests of my patients in mind.

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Accepts 53 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • AARP Medicare Complete Insured through United Healthcare Plans 1 2 and 3
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare Choice Plan
  • Aetna Medicare Platinum Plan
  • Aetna Medicare Select Plan
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan
  • Ambetter from Coordinated Care
  • Amerigroup from Apple Health/Medicaid
  • Anthem
  • Asuris
  • Basic Health Plan from Washington Apple Health/Medicaid
  • BridgeSpan
  • BridgeSpan (2018 Health Benefit Exchange)
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Plan of Washington from Apple Health/Medicaid
  • Coordinated Care from Apple Health/Medicaid
  • Coventry
  • First Choice Health Network
  • First Health- Through Coventry
  • Greatwest Healthcare
  • Health Plan
  • Healthy Options from Washington Apple Health/Medicaid
  • Humana
  • Humana Gold Plus
  • Humana Gold Plus DE-SHP
  • Interplan (formerly Healthsmart)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kaiser Permanente Core and Flex (2018 Health Benefit Exchange)
  • Labor and Industry (L&I)
  • LifeWise Connect Essential Network (2018 Health Benefit Exchange)
  • LifeWise Exchange Plan
  • Maritime Medical Act
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Molina Healthcare from Apple Health/Medicaid
  • Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA)
  • Multiplan (Private Healthcare Systems or PHCS)
  • Premera (2018 Health Benefit Exchange)
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Premera Blue Cross Medicare Advantage
  • Premera Blue Cross Medicare Advantage Classic
  • Premerea Blue Cross Medicare Advantage Classic Plus
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • Regence Med Advantage + Rx Classic
  • Regence MedAdvantage Basic
  • Tricare Prime Standard and Extra
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • Uniform Services Family Health
  • United Healthcare (UHC)
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Medicare Advantage/Medicaid
  • Zenith Administrators
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Education

Loyola Strich School of Medicine
medical school, 1990
Northwest University Feinberg School of Medicine
internship, Internal Medicine, 1991
Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine
residency, Ophthalmology, 1994

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormal Pupil Function
  • Absence Of Eye
  • Accommodating Lens Implant
  • Accommodation
  • Acute Inflammation Of Orbit
  • Agenesis Of Eye
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Aniridia
  • Aniseikonia
  • Anisocoria
  • Anisometropia
  • Aphakia
  • Astigmatism
  • Biopsy Of Eye Muscle
  • Blepharospasm
  • Blind In One Eye
  • Blood Clot In Eye
  • Blurred Vision
  • Buphthalmos
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal
  • Chloroquine Retinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Coloboma
  • Chronic Conjunctivitis
  • Ciliary Body Degeneration
  • Color Blindness
  • Complex Cataract Surgery
  • Conjunctival Cyst
  • Conjunctival Diseases
  • Conjunctival Edema
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Conjunctival Hyperemia
  • Conjunctival Injury
  • Conjunctival Pigmentation
  • Conjunctival Scar
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Contact And Allergic Dermatitis Of Eyelid
  • Contact Lens Infections
  • Contact Lenses
  • Contact Lens-Induced Corneal Edema
  • Contusion Of Eye
  • Cornea
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Burn
  • Corneal Clouding
  • Corneal Degeneration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Disorders
  • Corneal Foreign Body
  • Corneal Haze
  • Corneal Neovascularization
  • Corneal Opacity
  • Corneal Pigmentations
  • Corneal Surgery
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cotton Wool Spots
  • Cyst Of Eyelid
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diabetic Cataract
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Diabetic Macular Edema
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diode Laser Cyclophotocoagulation
  • Diplopia
  • Ectopia Lentis
  • Ectropion
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Enophthalmos
  • Entropion
  • Enucleation
  • Esotropia
  • Examination Of Eyes
  • Excessive Tearing
  • Exophthalmos
  • Exotropia
  • Eye
  • Eye Abnormalities
  • Eye Health
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Bump
  • Eyelid Diseases
  • Eyelid Itching
  • Family History Of Glaucoma
  • Farsightedness
  • Flashing Lights
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body In Conjunctival Sac
  • Foreign Body In Eye
  • Fracture Of Orbital Floor
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Procedures
  • Glaucoma Suspects
  • Goniotomy
  • Growth On Eye
  • Herpes Simplex With Ophthalmic Complication
  • Histoplasmosis With Retinitis
  • Hiv Eye Conditions
  • Hypertelorism
  • Hypertension Ocular
  • Idiopathic Orbital Inflammatory Disease
  • Inflammation Of The Eyelid
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iridoschisis
  • Iridotomy
  • Iris Atrophy
  • Iris Surgery
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconjunctivitis
  • Laceration Of Eye
  • Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases
  • Laser Vision Correction
  • Lasik
  • Legal Blindness
  • Lisch Nodule
  • Lupus Eye Conditions
  • Mechanical Ectropion
  • Meibomian Cyst
  • Melanoma Of Eye
  • Microphthalmos
  • Microsurgery
  • Minor Opacity Of Cornea
  • Miosis
  • Multifocal Lens Implant
  • Myopia
  • Night Blindness
  • No Stitch Cataract Surgery
  • Nodular Degeneration Of Cornea
  • Nonsenile Cataract
  • Nuclear Cataract
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ocular Tumor
  • Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Open Wound Of Eye
  • Ophthalmic Disorders
  • Ophthalmic Trauma
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Optic Neve Hypoplasia
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Orbit Cancer
  • Orbital Cyst
  • Orbitotomy
  • Papilledema
  • Parasitic Eyelid Infestation
  • Partial Sight
  • Penetrating Eye Injury
  • Presbyopia
  • Proptosis
  • Prosthetic Eye
  • Pseudophakia
  • Pterygium
  • Punctal Plugs For Dry Eyes
  • Refractive Amblyopia
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Reiter's Syndrome
  • Repair Of Laceration Of Conjunctiva
  • Replacement Of Contact Lens
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinal Drusen
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Ruptured Vessel Of Eye
  • Scotoma
  • Sensitivity To Light
  • Sports Injuries - Eye
  • Strabismus
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Stye
  • Sudden Vision Loss
  • Thyrotoxic Exophthalmos
  • Transient Monocular Vision Loss
  • Traumatic Enucleation
  • Viral Conjunctivitis
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Impairment
  • Xerophthalmia
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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

Karen E. Bhaskar practices at two locations

The Polyclinic Madison Center - Ophthalmology
The Polyclinic Northgate Plaza - Ophthalmology
9709 3rd Avenue Northeast
Seattle, WA 98115