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  • Karl Schulz, MD

    Karl A. Schulz, MD


    • General Surgery
    Rancho Mirage

    Location Details

    Eisenhower Health
    39000 Bob Hope Drive
    Probst Building, Suite 212
    Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

    Karl A. Schulz, MD


    • General Surgery
    Karl A.Schulz MD is a General Surgeon at Eisenhower Medical Center.  Dr. Schulz, a native of Chicago, receives his medical degree from Loyola University of Chicago--Stritch School of Medicine.  He completed his surgical residency at Loyola University of Chicago.

    Dr. Schulz has been on the medical staff of Eisenhower Medical Center since 1985.  Dr. Karl and Dr. Peter—the brothers, affectionately known to their patients in this community as Dr. Karl and Dr. Peter, have operated on thousands of patients in the Coachella Valley.  He has been named as one of America’s Top Surgeon.  He has been awarded accolades from the American Cancer Society.

    Throughout the years, Dr. Karl Schulz has been honored by numerous local and state awards as testimonials for his skill and excellence in surgical care.  He has served on Eisenhower medical staff committees and medical staff leadership.  He served for twelve years on the Board of Trustees Eisenhower Hospital and the Eisenhower Medical Center Executive Committee.  He has served on the boards of numerous Valley charity organizations.

    Together with his brother and other Eisenhower general surgeon, Dr. Karl Schulz was awarded, along with the Medical Center, the lowest adjusted rate of complications for laparoscopic gallbladder removal in the state of California by ProPublica. An independent, nonprofit, investigation, award winning consumer advocate group based on Medicare data from 2009 to 2013.

    Dr. Schulz is known providing personalized and dedicated surgical care.  He has special interests in surgical breast cancer care, biliary surgery, cancer care, and laparoscopic surgery. He is a member of numerous professional surgical organizations including Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

    He has enjoyed teaching residence and medical students the principles and practice of general surgery. College students have enjoyed rotations with him and he has inspired them to seek a career in Medicine.
    After decades of private practice, he and his brother joined Eisenhower Medical Associates (EMA) in 2018 to ensure further surgical and medical practice success.

    He has dedicated his career of 35 years to excellence in surgery.  He remains focused on personalized medical care for his patients.

    Professional Details

    • English, German
    • 40 years
    • 39 years

    Professional Education

    • Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
    • Loyola University Medical Center
    • Loyola University Medical Center
    Publication Date: April 21, 2024