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Pediatric, adolescent and young adult dermatology specialists


            KARA N. SHAH, MD, PHD

            KARA N. SHAH, MD, PHD


Trust our providers and staff to provide personalized care for you and your child.




What makes us different? 


Our focus is on the unique skin health needs of infants, children, teenagers and young adults.  Dr. Shah also sees adult patients for specific concerns such as acne, psoriasis, and skin cancer.

We provide evaluation and management of common concerns such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, moles, and birthmarks, as well as highly specialized care for more complex conditions such as melanoma, hemangiomas, and congenital skin diseases or syndromes.

We utilize a state-of-the-art electronic health record that incorporates high-quality digital imaging (photographs) to ensure that your health information is accurate, comprehensive, and easily accessible. 

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conditions we treat

We provide diagnosis and management of a wide range of common and rare skin disorders

Please click here for a list of common conditions for which we provide diagnosis and treatment

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pulsed dye laser treatment

We now offer pulsed dye laser treatment for port wine stains, spider angiomas, telangiectasias and other vascular skin lesions


skin cancer screening

Dr. Shah provides skin cancer screening examinations for patients of all ages

established patients may access the patient portal here to

  • Verify their address and insurance information currently on file
  • Enter/update their medical history and current medications
  • View selected test results and reports
  • Securely communicate with their provider

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