Dr. Kara Shah, MD

Dr. Kara Shah, MD

Pediatric Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Kara Shah, MD is a pediatric dermatology specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in pediatric dermatology and dermatology.Read her story

8250 Kenwood Crossing Way Ste 101

Cincinnati, OH 45236

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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more than 76% of peers
Skin Infections
more than 6% of peers
Seborrheic Dermatitis
more than 3% of peers

Dr. Shah's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Shah's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "Dr. Shah moved to Cincinnati in 2011. She was the Director of Pediatric Dermatology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital from 2021-2016. In 2016, she started her own practice, Kenwood Dermatology, in order to provide the highest level of service to her patients and their families."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "Dr. Shah and the staff of Kenwood Dermatology strive to provide personalized, compassionate care to her patients and their families. "

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Dermatology

3  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Pediatric Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

38  Conditions Treated


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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Texas Children's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shah's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shah's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

DR Shah is wonderful! My Mom started to notice thinning hair condition and our primary doctor recommended Kenwood Dermatology. The office staff was very nice and professional during our visit. The Dr really took her time with my Mom and explained everything thoroughly to her. Thank u Dr!!
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