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Dr. Kara Somers, MD

Pediatrics* Age 61
Dr. Kara Somers, MD
5.0 (3 Ratings)
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Dr. Kara Somers, MD

Pediatrics* Age 61
Richmond, VA
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience


Dr. Kara Somers, MD works in Richmond, VA as a Pediatrics Specialist and has 36 years experience.

They are board certified in Pediatrics and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in 1988. Dr. Somers completed a residency at McV Pediatric Residency Program. At present, Dr. Somers has received an average rating of 5.0 from patients and has been reviewed 3 times. They are affiliated with VCU Medical Center Main Hospital. They are accepting new patients. Dr. Somers practices at Practice in Richmond, VA and has additional offices in Midlothian, VA.

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  1. 1 Children's Hospital of Richmond At Vcu
    1000 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219
  2. 2 Bon Secours St. Francis Family Medicine Center
    13540 HULL STREET RD, Midlothian, VA 23112

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Jul 23, 2018
Awesome Dr, has seen both of my daughters, one for all her life. Highly recommend her to anyone.
Harbison in Crewe, VA — Jul 23, 2018
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Medical Education
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
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  • McV Pediatric Internship Program


Residency Hospital
  • McV Pediatric Residency Program
Residency Hospital

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Dr. Kara Somers, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Somers accepts Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details., Aetna and Anthem as well as many others.

Dr. Somers has a star rating of 5.0/5 and has been reviewed 3 times.

Dr. Somers is board certified in Pediatrics.

Dr. Somers has been practicing as a Pediatrics Specialist for 36 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • VCU Medical Center Main Hospital

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  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

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  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

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  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

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  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

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  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

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  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

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  7. Get Tested for HIV

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  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

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  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

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