Kara graduated from East Carolina University with her Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy. Upon graduation, she worked for three years as an adult and pediatric occupational therapist, and later received her Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies from The Medical University of South Carolina in 2005.
Kara brings four years of experience in obstetrics and eight years of pediatric practice to Coastal Pediatric Associates. Her special interests in the medical field are in well child care, breastfeeding support, and diagnosis/treatment of ADD/ADHD.
Kara and her husband have three wonderful children. Her interests include reading, cooking, hiking, medical missions, and homeschooling her little ones.