Dr. Karen Griffin MD Nephrologist

Dr. Karen Griffin is a nephrologist in Maywood, Illinois. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from Rush Medical College and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Griffin accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 10 doctors at Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital and one of 16 at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Rush University Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1984 - 1987

Rush University Medical Center
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1987 - 1990

Rush Medical College
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

ASN Highlights 2012: Washington
2012 4 28

ASN Highlights 2012: Chicago
2012 3 17

Severe Renal Mass Reduction Impairs Recovery and Promotes Fibrosis after AKI.
Polichnowski, A. J.,Lan, R.,Geng, H.,Griffin, K. A.,Venkatachalam, M. A.,Bidani, A. K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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