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Department Center for Geriatric Medicine
Primary Location Florida, Krupa Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adult Physical
  • Challenges and Choices of Aging
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Men's Health
  • Physical Exams
  • Pre-Op for OUTSIDE surgeon
  • Primary Care
  • Primary Care For Adults
  • Women's Health
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Headaches
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Costochondritis
  • Costochondritis - Rib Pain Caused By
  • Cough
  • Debility
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes - Type 1
  • Diabetes - Type 2
  • Diabetes in the Elderly
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Infections
  • Fainting
  • Fatigue
  • Forgetfulness
  • Functional Decline
  • Functional Impairment
  • Gait Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • General Medicine Complaints
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gout
  • Gout Arthritis
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Pain
  • Headaches
  • Health and Wellness
  • Heartburn
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Lymph Nodes - Armpit & Neck
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Memory Disorders
  • Memory Impairment
  • Memory Loss
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Osteoporosis
  • Painful Joints
  • Primary Care
  • Rheumatism
  • Seizures
  • Sinusitis
  • Sinusitis - Acute
  • Sinusitis - Chronic
  • Tendonitis
  • Tonsillitis
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vertigo
View all 66 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2017

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Geriatric Medicine
Miami, FL USA
2017

Residency - Bella Vista Hospital
Family Medicine
Mayaguez, PR
2016

Medical Education - Universidad del Norte
Barranquilla,
2004

Certifications

  • Family Medicine
  • Family Medicine - Geriatric Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Karen Sierra, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 10/11/2021, Dr. Sierra has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

127 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

26 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Love my doctor!

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Very satisfied re my doctor!

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2021

Excellent Doctor takes time to review and explain. Easy to talk to very happy

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2021

Doctor Sierra and her nurse both took time to troubleshoot our connection issue and during our call took time to review Dad's condition and recovery along with discussing options

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

Dr. Sierra is excellent, takes her time and explains what she is doing.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

My Doctor is good, she listen to me and to answer my question clearly, I am satisfied with her

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2021

Very satisfied with my visit. Dr.Sierra and the nurse were very concerned about my health needs.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

Good over all experience. Dr. Sierra is a true geriatrician. She listened and understood the issues and affects of older adults.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

The very best. I feel so comfortable with Dr. Sierra. Always takes time with me and answers all questions. Very dependable, If she says she will do something, it's as good as done.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

Gloria and Dr. Sierra work hand and hand. Good communication between them.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

always is a good experience speak to Dr Sierra

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

I could not be more satisfied and comfortable with Dr. Sierra as my primary care doctor. She has always listened and responded to any of my questions with genuine concern and help.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

appreciate Dr. Sierra... she is very thorough.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

Dr. Sierra is in demand

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Dr Sierra is warm, patient and ensures that I have a full understanding of what she is sharing with me

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

I find Dr. Sierra caring and responsive to my inquiries

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Dr Sierra is a wonderful Caring Doctor

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Dr Sierra is a kind and compassionate Doctor

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

dr Sierra is informed, analytical and an excellent communicator

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

I have always been given the information necessary to help me healthy. even. though I may be reluctant to take additional medication. The Dr. have explained the need for it and once that was done I am good to go. I find her to be honest and helpful during each and every visit.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

very good speaking with Dr Sierra thorough

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

dr Sierra is always available to me. she is a wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

dr Sierra understands me listens to me and respects me. she is a very good listener.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2020

Dr. Sierra treats me with kindness and patience. Very special doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Actually, I think you should have EXCELLENT as a choice - my Dr. is beyond Very Good -

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

I realize there truly is no comparison to see ones doctor in person, still, the video visits are sooooo much easier - much less time consuming, more private, more relaxing, AND, of course, much safer, and not just because of Covid, but in general - much less exposure for Senior Citizens.

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