We wish to welcome you to Karu Medical Associates and our Patient Portal!
We provide comprehensive medical service to our patients.
Our team consists of the following physicians who will be very attentive and responsive to your medical needs:
K.P. Karunakaran, M.D. (Dr. Karu) - Family Practice and General Surgery
Kala Ramasamy, M.D. - Internal Medicine
Lekha Richardson, M.D. - Internal Medicine
All of these doctors will help you take care of yourself and arrange for all of your healthcare needs. When you need care from a specialist we will help you make those arrangements.
In addition, there are a group of dedicated medical assistants making our practice a caring and friendly place.
We are guided by the following values:
v Personalized patient care, using evidence based care guidelines
v Respect and regard for personal dignity, diversity and individuality
v Enthusiasm and optimism
We have been designated by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan as Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)--click here to learn more about our policies and services as a patient-centered medical home and we will talk with you about this when you visit the office.
Should you need a Same Day Appointment please call the office--we have time reserved to see you.
To help you when an emergency illness or injury happens, please use our tool When to Go the ER.
When it is not an emergency and you still need help and the office is closed, please call our regular office telephone number. You will get a response from a doctor who can help you. You might get medical advice, you may be asked to go MedExpress (click here for hours and locations) or, if necessary, you may be asked to go an Emergency Room.
Do you need assistance with Chronic Disease Support? Senior services? Mental Health or Substance Abuse? and you don't know where to turn? We can help you with that and other Community Resources. Give us a call or check out the links below.
We encourage you to visit our portal often.
You may visit us at our location at:
5685 Gratiot Road
Saginaw, MI 48638
Or you may contact us by telephone at: 989/497-5278
Thank you for choosing Karu Medical Associates to manage your healthcare needs.
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Alcoholics Anonymous Narcotics Anonymous
Self Management Resouces
Michigan Partners on PATH
Saginaw County Commission on Aging Region VII Area Agency on Aging
Michigan Department of Community Health
Saginaw County Department of Public Health Michigan State University Extension