Dr. Kara Hughan, MD

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Dr. Kara Hughan, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology | Female

CHILDRENS HOSPITAL OF PITTSBURGH 4401 Penn Ave # 2000, Pittsburgh, PA 15224 Get Directions
(412) 692-5325

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Dr. Hughan specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. She practices at 1 location.

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Would not recommend this doctor my daughter left the office asking me if she was going to die, lose her vision or lose her legs due to comments made by this physician while we were in the office, my daughter is 10 years old.
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

Board Certifications

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  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis

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Education

  • Medical School
    Wright State Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 2004

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  • English

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  • Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Board certified in Pediatric Endocrinology and Pediatrics
  • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  • No sanctions found
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Dr. Hughan's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients