Allergies, Autoimmune Diseases, Inflammation & Healing

with Dr. Kara Wada


Do you know anyone with allergies or an autoimmune disease? If so, you don’t want to miss this conversation with Dr. Wada, the Crunch Allergist!

About Dr. Kara Wada

Kara Wada, MD is a board-certified adult and pediatric allergy, immunology & lifestyle medicine physician, Sjogren's patient, certified life coach, and host of the Crunchy Allergist podcast.

Dr. Wada works to break down barriers and build bridges in our siloed medical system. She focuses on the unique challenges pertaining to those struggling with allergies and autoimmunity.

She works tirelessly with her patients and coaches clients using her naturally-minded and scientifically grounded approach to health and healing.

Kara earned her medical degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She completed Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency, Allergy/Immunology, and Medical Education fellowships at The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

She is certified by The Life Coach School and a diplomate of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. She currently serves as Assistant Fellowship Director and Assistant Clinical Professor at The Ohio State University.

Kara has been featured on NPR, US News & World Reports, Popular Science, and Reader’s Digest, as well as multiple podcasts and television interviews.

Dr. Wada lives in Columbus, Ohio, with her husband, Dr. Akira Wada, and their three children, Charlotte, Josephine & Oliver.

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