Kara Wada

Kara Wada, MD

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Physician

Accepting new patients

4.9 out of 5
  • 149 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 61 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept


About Me

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2018, 2019

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

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

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

University of Illinois College of Medicine - Urbana, Urbana, IL
8/21/2006 - 5/9/2010


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

6/17/2010 - 6/30/2011


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

7/1/2011 - 6/30/2014


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

7/1/2014 - 7/31/2016

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Pediatrics

American Board of Allergy & Immunology

American Board of Pediatrics

American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Information

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine


The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

149 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.6 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

    Dr. Wada is knowledgeable, consider all possibilities & uses evidence based clinical judgment! I recommend her to many people with allergies!

  • Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

    Good. Expected an allergy test but concerns I had were addressed.

  • Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

    Dr. Wada listened and asked questions. She was prepared. She explained in layman language the medicines she had in mind and why she chose this particular one. This first appointment built up my confidence.

  • Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

    I appreciate not being rushed while in with the provider.

  • Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

    Dr. Wada is absolutely wonderful!

  • Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

    excellent experience

  • Reviewed on Mar 05, 2021

    Dr. Wada is great. She is an excellent listener and takes time during visit to make patients feel heard.

  • Reviewed on Feb 01, 2021

    Clearly interested in my well being. Spent plenty of time answering my questions at the conclusion of the appointment.

  • Reviewed on Jan 17, 2021

    all good

  • Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

    Dr Wada is an amazing physician. She is kind and caring and always listens to me and explains things to me. I trust her knowledge and I feel incredibly lucky to have her as a Physician involved in my care, I am incredibly grateful everyday for the amazing team of Physicians I have at OSU.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 11/01/2020, 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.

  • Pediatrics Board Review