Dr. Kara S Hughan M.D.
Endocronologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Endocrinology4221 Penn Ave Pittsburgh PA, 15224
Dr. Kara Hughan is a pediatric endocrinologist practicing in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Hughan specializes in growth, puberty, diabetes or other disorders related to hormones that produce certain conditions in children and growing young adults. Pediatric endocrinologists possess copious knowledge on hormone chemicals and how they can affect other parts of the body and their functions.
Education and Training
WRIGHT ST UNIV BOONSHOFT SOM 2004
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Endocrinology
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