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 balance builder. She focuses on the unique challenges pertaining to those struggling with misbehaving immune systems including autoimmune, allergic 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.
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.
Kara has been featured on NPR, US News & World Reports, Popular Science and Reader’s Digest as well as multiple podcasts. She is the author of the Building Bridges Workbook and is launching the Success with Sjogren’s podcast and coaching program in early 2022. Dr. Wada lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband, Dr. Akira Wada, and their three children, Charlotte, Josephine and Oliver.