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Evan Karas, MD

Dr. Karas is an orthopedic surgeon in the Mount Kisco area. He is affiliated with Phelps Memorial Hospital and 3 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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244 doctors
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Dr. Karas saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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101 doctors
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102 doctors
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50 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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86 doctors
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85 doctors
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42 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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35 doctors
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34 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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9 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more rotator cuff tear patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more frozen shoulder patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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16 doctors
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16 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more torn meniscus patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more tendon rupture patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more sprained knee patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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75 doctors
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75 doctors
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37 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more sprained joint patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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23 doctors
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22 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more repetitive stress injury (RSI) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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65 doctors
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64 doctors
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32 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more broken bone patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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20 doctors
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19 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more tennis elbow patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more golfer's elbow patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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21 doctors
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20 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more broken arm patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more broken collar bone patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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39 doctors
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39 doctors
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19 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more tendonitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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23 doctors
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22 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more sprained shoulder patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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16 doctors
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16 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Karas saw more joint dislocations patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Karas saw more broken knee cap patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Karas saw patellar tendonitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
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56 doctors
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56 doctors
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27 doctors
Dr. Karas saw pinched nerve patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
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19 doctors
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19 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Karas saw sprained leg patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
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134 doctors
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134 doctors
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66 doctors
Dr. Karas saw back problems patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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37 doctors
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36 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Karas saw degenerative disc disease (DDD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
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13 doctors
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14 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Karas saw sprained hip patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
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20 doctors
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20 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Karas saw sprained neck patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
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134 doctors
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134 doctors
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66 doctors
Dr. Karas saw spine condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Karas saw synovial cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
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13 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Karas saw sprained hand patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

Repeat knee replacement rate

Dr. Karas’s repeat knee replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Karas’s rate < 1%
Predicted rate < 1%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat knee replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. Karas’s rate of repeat knee replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Karas’s primary knee replacements resulted in a second knee replacement within 90 days of the first one— we call this their repeat knee replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary knee replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat knee replacement rate for patients like Dr. Karas’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Karas’s rate of repeat knee replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Karas sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

MT Kisco Medical Group
90 S Bedford Rd
Mount Kisco, NY 10549
249 miles away

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Credentials
  • New York University School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1991

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Karas is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Phelps Memorial Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Putnam Hospital Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • New York-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Northern Westchester Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Avera
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Security Health Plan
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield