Dr. Kara Schmidt, MD

Dr. Kara Schmidt, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Kara Schmidt, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University Of Kentucky in 2000 and specializes in pediatrics and pediatric rheumatology.

210 E Gray St Ste 1000

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 629-7702

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Dr. Schmidt's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Eye Diseases
Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
Autoimmune Inner Ear Diseases
Autoimmune Urticaria
Autoimmune Uveitis
Autoimmune Vasculitis
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Foot Conditions
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Injection Therapy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intractable Pain Syndromes
IV Therapy
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Scleroderma, Linear
Scleroderma, Systemic
Spine Disorders
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Vascular Disease
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

In our practice we strive to support patients in achieving optimal health. Compassionate communication between pediatric and teen patients, parents and doctors is key.


  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Pediatrics


Riley Hospital For Children
Fellowship Hospital
Riley Hospital For Children
Residency Hospital
Riley Hospital For Children
Internship Hospital
University Of Kentucky
Medical School


  • Spanish
  • English


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • FAAP, Fellow Academy of Pediatrics, 2004
  • FACR, Fellow American College of Rheumatology, 2007

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What People Say About Dr. Kara Schmidt, MD
When my daughter got extremely ill and was hospitalized, dr Schmidt was one of the many doctors who treated her. She was very kind and extremely thorough, she explained everything to a tee!! She didn’t treat us like we should already know things or that we were stupid because we didn’t know some of...Read More
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She saved my daughter's life! My daughter has a very rare auto immune disease. We saw several Drs before before being referred to Dr. Schmidt and I'm forever thankful we found her. She was able to give a diagnosis a week or so after our first appointment. Then immediately scheduled for my daughter...Read More
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