Kara Wada, MD is a board-certified adult and pediatric allergy/immunology and lifestyle medicine physician, autoimmune patient, health coach, and medical educator. Dr. Wada’s sees her work as a bridge builder. She focuses on the unique challenges pertaining to those struggling with misbehaving immune systems including allergic, autoimmune, and immune deficiency-related conditions. She works tirelessly with her patients and coaching clients using her naturally-minded and scientifically-grounded approach to health and healing.
Dr. Kara earned her medical degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She completed Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency, Allergy/Immunology and Medical Education fellowships at The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She currently serves as Assistant Fellowship Director and Assistant Clinical Professor at The Ohio State University.
Dr. Kara has been featured on TEDx, NPR, US News & World Reports, Popular Science and Reader’s Digest, and multiple podcasts. She is the author of the Building Bridges Workbook and is the founder of the Becoming Immune Confident podcast and coaching program. Dr. Wada lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband, Dr. Akira Wada, and their three children, Charlotte, Josephine, and Oliver.