Karen E. Minzer Conzetti, MD Providence Medical Group

Dermatologist
Languages: English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
The diversity of dermatology is what drew Karen Minzer, M.D., to the field. "I enjoy helping with everything from cancer screenings, to managing serious skin disease to performing surgery, and to encouraging patients to keep their skin as healthy as possible," said Dr. Minzer. "I believe it's important to be a good listener and understand my patients' concerns," she said. "I consider myself an advocate for my patients and like to work with them as a team. In doing so, we can work together to form a relationship built on trust and respect." After earning her medical degree from the University of California San Francisco, Dr. Minzer completed a pediatrics internship at UCSF and a dermatology residency at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. Dr. Minzer is board certified in dermatology. Prior to her medical career, Dr. Minzer was a professional musician, performing in Japan and throughout the United States. In her free time she enjoys the outdoors and traveling with her husband and three sons.
Education
Institution
Type
Year
UCSF School of Medicine
Medical School
2007
UCSF School of Medicine
Internship
2008
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Residency
2011
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology
Clinical Interests
  • cosmetic botox
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.5 out of 5 (305 Ratings, 66 Comments)


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12/20/2017
Provider was somewhat over-scheduled that day
100

12/20/2017
first time to this provider, great experience
100

12/06/2017
I thought she was awesome and look forward to along relationship
90

12/04/2017
I waited less than 15 minutes. Staff and provider kind and friendly
100

11/30/2017
So far so good!
100

11/28/2017
Dr. Minzer demonstrated an optimum level of competence and concern. Her full body exam was thorough and unhurried. She addressed my main concern - a previous misdiagnosis by another (non-Providence) dermatologist - in a most professional manner.
60

11/27/2017
I had surgical complications (possible infection) and kept calling with no returned call or help from this office. Very disappointing.
80

11/19/2017
All in all, a good experience, but felt rushed.
100

11/08/2017
first visit. I really liked her and appreciated her frankness and honesty. she was also friendly and not condasending
100

11/08/2017
I am fortunate for having been referred to Dr. Minzer-Conzetti. She is very professional, caring and thoughtful. Dr. Minzer-Conzetti listens to my concerns and explains procedures and test results in terms that I can easily understand. Prior to receiving some test results she let me know what to expect and what could be medically done with each possible result. I highly recommend Dr. Minzer-Conzetti to anyone needing a dermatologist.
30

11/02/2017
I had a very negative experience with Dr. Minzer. While she was efficient and to the point, I did not feel heard, and I left feeling my concerns and questions were completely dismissed. I tried to start a dialogue about my current care plan, to tell her what was working and what wasn't, but was quickly shut down.
100

11/01/2017
I have been treated with the utmost respect by this provider. She is very kind and pleasant.
80

10/20/2017
It seemed that the doctor has too many appointments scheduled each day. Her intentions seemed kind but she came across as being in a hurry. [...]
60

10/18/2017
I felt like she was in a hurry to see me and get on to the next patient.
100

10/16/2017
good
90

10/11/2017
Dr. Minzer is a very pleasant replacement for Dr. [...].
100

09/27/2017
Dr. Minzer-Conzetti was excellent in every way. My appointment was only last week and I have already recommended her to 2 family members and 1 colleague.
100

09/27/2017
Professional, friendly, listens well, evaluates and treats appropriately. Always a good experience.
100

09/20/2017
I was scheduled a month out for an appointment, I asked to be put on a call waiting list and I received care within the week. very helpful.
80

09/18/2017
it took several months to get an apt; way too long!
90

09/18/2017
The only thing I was discouraged about is the lack of quick appointments. I called in mid August, and the earliest appointment that fit my teaching schedule was mid October. Thankfully, they added me to the waiting list so I was able to get in quicker.
100

09/18/2017
I had an original appt with Dr. [...] and when I called to ask to move the day/time was told I couldn't as she was about to go on maternity leave, so I kept the original appt. When I got there, was told my appt had been cancelled as she'd already gone on leave. No one called me to tell me that, so I had to schedule another appt with Dr. Minzer a few days later. It was a slight inconvenience for me to drive to the office, then have to reschedule and return on another day.
40

09/07/2017
Care provider seemed in a hurry when she learned of my 100% financial assistance - she said I already had a prescription for the strongest medicine available and I needed to use it longer - said she could do a biopsy but I would end up with a stitch in my hand and they would not know anymore as a result of biopsy.
100

08/30/2017
I was referred to a dermatologist, but he was so busy the soonest I could be seen was 10-31-2017. I contacted Dr. Minser and I was able to get an appointment just a few days later as a result of a cancellation.
60

08/28/2017
did not do a thorough overall body check for melanoma
90

08/23/2017
Dr. Minzer was respectful of both my person and my questions. Her examination for skin cancers was thorough and professional.
80

08/22/2017
I like this provider very much BUT the wait time to get an appointment is pretty long. Also, I waited a very long time in the waiting room.
90

08/02/2017
I went for full body skin check, as recent family hx of skin cancer. While I do not have skin cancer, there were other skin issues addressed. This provider put me at ease, answered all my questions, and gave good advice.
100

07/24/2017
Dr Minzer and her team were outstanding. Best dermatologist I've ever seen.
100

07/20/2017
When I called to set appt. scheduler found me an open slot very soon - appreciated immediate care.
80

07/05/2017
It seemed like the provider did not have my medical records, even though I see a doctor at providence. Aren't records available throughout the Providence system?
100

06/29/2017
The Dr. is a Dermatologist and she looked at everything I was concerned with; looked over all my skin in a way that made me comfortable; and she has a wonderfull bed-side maner. I felt confident my skin is OK!
100

06/28/2017
Dr. Minzer was great and I LOVED the Medical Assistant, [...], TOO. She was super nice, respectful, and took time with me. She seemed to have a good rapport with Dr. Minzer, which I appreciated.
80

06/26/2017
I come in for phototherapy and it seems like I wait a long time often past my scheduled appointment time to take the 2 minute treatment.
100

06/22/2017
it took a long time to get an initial appointment scheduled. My provider was very good and I am sure the clinic is busy, but need more Providers for dermatology if it takes so long to schedule an appointment.
50

06/21/2017
There was a third person in the room along with nurse and physician doing some evaluation work and I okayed her being there, but never again, it proved very distracting and I really felt I didn't have their attention. They were having conversations with each other more than with me.
100

06/07/2017
the doctor checked me out and recommended some treatment and said to return. It was overall a good experience
90

06/02/2017
This provider was extremely knowledgeable. She listened to my every concern and did not make me feel rushed or like I was taking up too much of her time. She provided me with great information and I left the appointment reflecting on how positive of an experience it was.
50

05/31/2017
it took me many weeks to get in to see a dermatologist even with a referral. [...] the dr spent a total of 5 minutes with me.
90

05/30/2017
very good-gets on problem now-
80

05/29/2017
Dr Minzer was a first time visit. I had some conditions on my skin that I felt needed to be examined. She gave me a full body exam and made recommendations for better skin care. She also took a biopsy of a mole on my shoulder. The results haven't come back yet but it has only been a little over a week. I very pleased so far.
100

05/28/2017
friendly, quick, though, responsive
70

05/24/2017
waited over 45 minutes for appt.
90

05/17/2017
too long wait time for skin biopsy results. Dr said 1 week, when called told 2 weeks or more.
80

05/15/2017
Receptionists were very polite. Both Dr. & the MAs were great, very professional and made me feel comfortable. I just had to wait a long time in the exam room.
100

05/11/2017
Good experience
100

05/04/2017
I came in as a new patient with unusual blisters all over my face, originally diagnosed as zoster, but tested negative and no improvement after anti-virals. The clinic got me in on a same-day cancellation and dr. was amazing, bringing in other derms in the clinic for advice on my care. She was really compassionate, as was her medical assistant. They got me on antibiotics thinking it was staph based, and immediate improvement. Awesome team at this office.
100

05/01/2017
Dr Minzer is my Dermatologist. She knows of my previous skin cancers and was receptive to my list of skin issues that I felt needed to be looked at. She is professional and friendly.
70

04/24/2017
thought she rush me so I was not able to remember to ask all my questions/concerns. She was very knowledge and friendly.
100

04/24/2017
Great People.
100

04/17/2017
Great dermatologist! Seeing mostly for routine psoriasis care. My only very minor suggestion is that I get too many reminders for appointments - get both emails and calls. One or the other would be sufficient, but I can't seem to easily change this.
80

04/05/2017
This appointment was a rescheduled appointment. The time before I had been in and had to ask about when I was going to be seen 10 minutes after my appointment time. I was informed the provider was running late and I would not be seen for another 15 minutes. It would have been nice to know when I arrived that they were running behind so I could just reschedule to a better time.
80

04/04/2017
She was going to follow up with an appt. to have an allergy test taken by another Dr. and refer me to a Female Dr. who does hair removal and I have not heard anything.
100

03/23/2017
they were very understanding and patient. called me. checked up on me. they the best.
90

03/22/2017
I have t otal confidence in her.
100

02/08/2017
Dr. Minzer was excellent in every way--friendly, informative, thorough and caring.
90

02/07/2017
it was thorough and addressed my concerns
 

02/01/2017
The provider diagnosed my skin condition from >6 feet away. She recommended a blood pressure medicine without having taken my blood pressure. She just assumed it was normal because I said it was in the past. The visit was during the snow storm and I think everyone was trying to leave quickly to get home safely. I will still probably find another dermatologist next time.
90

01/25/2017
Dr [...] was particularly helpful on my annual exam - he recommended something for me that no other dr's have and really gave me hope. - very patient and understanding with me . Dr Minzer is great although I will not be taking her advice at this time on the prescription she recommended
100

01/25/2017
This is on going cortizons shots treatment to reduce my keloid scars in 2 places. Dr. Karen is very sensitive and knows this is a painful procedure and she works with me when to give the shots. I really appreciate her kindness and respect.
100

01/16/2017
There had been a snowstorm the day before. The parking lot had NOT been shoveled or deiced or sanded. It was a sheet of ice. The office staff were very concerned that I might fall. The office manager walked me to my car so I could hold on to him. Providence should have shoveled or sanded!
80

01/03/2017
Very friendly and knowledgeable.
100

12/26/2016
My visits are always good. office staff are on top with their work. Thank you Providence.
80

12/12/2016
First time seeing her. Simple visit; she was kind. I previously had Dr. [...] and LOVED her!!
70

11/28/2016
I'm still waiting for a biopsy 12 days later. I was told I would have results in a week. I am very anxious to receive my results, and I wish someone would get back to me. I also made an appointment which was 3 months out, only to get a call a month before it telling me the doctor was busy that day and I needed to see someone else an additional month out, or see the doctor I originally scheduled another 3 more months out (so 4 more months from when they called to tell me about it). I think this is unacceptable.
50

11/26/2016
The appointment took me two months to get and still nothing got done.
 
Providence Medical Group-Glisan Dermatology
5330 Northeast Glisan Street Suite 200
Portland, OR 97213
503-215-9099
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Portland Medical Center
Providence Milwaukie Hospital