Dr. Kara S Hughan MD Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Kara Hughan is a pediatric endocrinologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. She received her medical degree from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and has been in practice for 6 years. She is one of 8 doctors at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and one of 6 at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC who specialize in Pediatric Endocrinology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Endocrinologist: General Pediatric Endocrinology

Hospital Affiliation

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Ranked #3 in Pediatrics: Diabetes & Endocrinology

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside

Education & Medical Training

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 2004 - 2007

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, 2007 - 2010

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Class of 2004

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Endocrinology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

PA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

β-Cell Lipotoxicity After an Overnight Intravenous Lipid Challenge and Free Fatty Acid Elevation in African American Versus American White Overweight/Obese Adolescents.
Hughan, K. S.,Bonadonna, R. C.,Lee, S.,Michaliszyn, S. F.,Arslanian, S. A.

Hypoglycemic seizure.
Freedman, B. D., Hughan, K., Garibaldi, L.

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