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Kara Shah, MD, PhD

Board-Certified Dermatologist

Bio

Dr. Kara Shah is board-certified in General Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, and General Pediatrics. She earned both her medical degree and doctorate in philosophy degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She completed a residency in General Pediatrics at the Texas Children’s Hospital, a residency in General Dermatology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and a fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She previously worked as the Director of Pediatric Dermatology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital and as the Clinical Director of Pediatric Dermatology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She has served on the medical advisory boards for the Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types, the National Psoriasis Foundation, and the International Society for Pediatric Wound Care and on the Scientific Advisory Council for Naevus Global. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, and the American Contact Dermatitis Society. Dr. Shah treats patients of all ages and has been serving patients in the greater Cincinnati area since 2011.

 

Quick Facts


  • Board-Certified in General Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology and General Pediatrics
  • Completed a residency in General Pediatrics at the Texas Children’s Hospital, a residency in General Dermatology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and a fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
  • Earned both her medical degree and doctorate in philosophy degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Locations

Liberty Township, OH

Medical Dermatology Services in Liberty Township, OH



Optima Dermatology

6770 Cincinnati Dayton Rd.,
Suite 112
Liberty Township, OH 45044

Hours:

Mon: 6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tues: 6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wed: 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thurs: 6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fri: 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Optima Dermatology

6770 Cincinnati Dayton Rd., Suite 112 Liberty Township, OH 45044

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Services

What our patients are saying:

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"Dr. Shah took the time to listen to me, to evaluate my concerns, and to reassure me. I felt like a human instead of a task."

- Anonymous

"Appointment on time, courteous staff and Dr. Shah had a great bedside manner with my 9 year old."

- The Smiths

"Dr. Kara Shah and her team are amazing!! They were all so very kind, attentive, and patient. They spent a great deal of time with my daughter and discussed all the options available before helping to decide on the best course of action. We felt that our time was valued and that the doctor and her staff were genuine in all interactions with us. A+ customer service and healthcare delivery. So happy we found Optima Dermatology!"

- Whitney Quiambao