Kara Wada

Kara Wada, MD

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Physician What's this? A physician, or doctor, is extensively trained to diagnose and treat complex medical problems. Often, physicians focus their practice on certain disease categories, treatment methods or patient types. Physicians can diagnose and treat illness, prescribe medication, offer medical consultation and advice, perform surgery and more.

Appointments: (614) 366-3687

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Otolaryngology
  • Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal
  • Eczema
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Food Hypersensitivity
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Immune System Diseases
  • Angioedema
  • Urticaria
  • Skin Diseases
  • Dermatitis, Atopic
  • Immunologic Tests
  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Immunotherapy

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

University of Illinois College of Medicine - Urbana


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/2011 - 6/30/2014


Allergy / Immunology
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/2014 - 7/31/2016

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Board Certifications

American Board of Allergy & Immunology

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Pediatrics

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine


161 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.9
  • Listens Carefully 4.9
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.9
  • Knows My Medical History 4.6
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.9

44 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 09, 2019

All good!

Reviewed on Apr 04, 2019

Dr. Wada was great - gave me a number of informed opinions, even sent me a follow-up email with some additional answers. I appreciate all her time and attention.

Reviewed on Apr 03, 2019

Very knowledgeable, compassionate.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2019

Excellent! Knowledgeable, kind, professional and genuinely concerned.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2019

Good: Cheerful, patient & explained treatment clearly.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2019

Dr. Wada is an excellent listener and is always thinking about the big picture, not just treating individual symptoms.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2019

I like being able to make some choices about how to approach & maintain the prescribed regimen. For example, the frequency of the shots is adjustable depending on current symptoms.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2019

Very thorough & willing to work with my pulmonologist.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019

Very knowledgeable, caring!

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2018

Dr. Wada is one of the best docs I've ever had. Her ability to listen & problem solve in combo with her empathy is unmatched. I really wish she could be my primary care doc in addition to being my allergist.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Wada has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office.

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