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Dr. Karen J. Weiss, M.D.

OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist)

Dr. Karen Weiss is an obstetrician-gynecologist practicing in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Weiss specializes in women's health, particularly the female reproductive system, pregnancy and childbirth. As an obstetrician-gynecologist, or OB-GYN, Dr. Weiss can treat a number of health issues related to the vagina, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and breasts. Dr Weiss can also treat women during pregnancy, labor, childbirth and the postpartum period. In this specialty, doctors focus on reproductive care from puberty through adulthood.
35 years Experience
Dr. Karen J. Weiss, M.D.
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Univ of Co Sch of Med, Denver Co
  • Accepting new patients

What's the earliest I can get a mammogram?

You should start at age 30 or 5 years before the younger one had the diagnosis made. You should also be genetically tested for the BRCA genes and have breast MRI along with routine READ MORE
You should start at age 30 or 5 years before the younger one had the diagnosis made. You should also be genetically tested for the BRCA genes and have breast MRI along with routine exams and mammography. It is difficult to read mammograms in women with dense breast tissue and, the younger you are, the denser your breast tissue is likely to be. Therefore, mammography is more difficult to interpret in younger women.
Dr. Karen Weiss