Kara (Smolinski) Shah, MD

Kara (Smolinski) Shah, MD, PhD

Dermatology Cincinnati, OH

Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine


Office Address

  • 3333 Burnet Ave., Ml 3004
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital
    Cincinnati, OH 45229
    Phone: (513) 636-4215
    Fax: (513) 636-5867

Kara (Smolinski) Shah, MD, PhD

Dermatology Cincinnati, OH

Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Dermatology: Pediatric Dermatology
  • Clinical Interests: Laser Therapy; Atopic Dermatitis; Melanocytic Nevi; Melanoma; Cutaneous Lymphoma; Genetic Skin Diseases/Genodermatoses; Hemangioma; Vascular Malformations; Hair and Nail Disorders; Birthmarks; Vitiligo; Psoriasis

Education & Training

  • Children's Hospital of PhiladelphiaChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • University of Pennsylvania Health SystemUniversity of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Baylor College of MedicineBaylor College of Medicine
  • University of Maryland School of MedicineUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical License2011 - 2016
  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2003 - 2014
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics
  • American Board of DermatologyPediatric Dermatology
  • American Board of DermatologyDermatology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
    • Fellow (FAAP)American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Fellow (FAAD)American Academy of Dermatology

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • Picture of the Month: warfarin-induced skin necrosis  Ahluwalia J, Shah KN and Castelo-Soccio L., JAMA Pediatr, 1/1/2013
    • Picture of the Month: Hand, foot and mouth disease  Secrest AM, Shah KN., JAMA Pediatr, 1/1/2013
    • Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Psoriasis: Current and Future.  Shah KN., Am J Clin Dermatol, 1/1/2013

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Clinical Decision Support: Dermatology Chapter: Spitz nevi (Digital Text Chapter) 
      Shah KN.
      Editors: Heymann W, Anderson B, Hivnor C, Lessin S..Decision Support in Medicine, LLC, Wilmington, DE
      2012
    • Clinical Decision Support: Dermatology Chapter: Congenital melanocytic nevi (Digital Text Chapter) 
      Shah KN.
      Editors: Heymann W, Anderson B, Hivnor C, Lessin S..Decision Support in Medicine, LLC, Wilmington, DE
      2012
    • Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Dermatology: 49 Ciinical Questions Chapter: Woot do l need to know about acquired nevi? 
      Shah KN.
      Editors: James Treat.Slack, Inc., Thorofare, NJ
      2012

    Abstracts/Posters

    • First pediatric case of acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis caused by ioversol-containing contrast dye Shah KN., American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting, Miami, FL, 1/1/2009
    • A pilot study of the efficacy and safety of pimecrolimus cream 1% for the treatment of Netherton syndrome Shah KN., Presented at the American Academy of Dermatology Meeting, Washington, DC, 1/1/2007

    Other

    Professional Memberships

    • American Academy of Dermatology - AADFellow
    • American Academy of Pediatrics - AAPFellow
    • Society for Pediatric DermatologyMember

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Cofinity PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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