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Kara Cavuoto MD

Kara M Cavuoto MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Kara Cavuoto is an assistant professor of clinical ophthalmology and clinical pediatrics at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She evaluates and treats patients with pediatric eye disorders, including amblyopia and strabismus, as well as adults with strabismus.  In addition, Kara serves as the director of medical student education in ophthalmology at the University of Miami.  In this role, she oversees all ophthalmology clerkships and pre-clinical graduate coursework and advises University of Miami medical students applying for ophthalmology residency.

Kara attended both college and medical school at the University of Miami as part of the Honors Program in Medicine combined BS-MD degree program. She completed an internship in internal medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital followed by ophthalmology residency and a pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.  She is board certified in ophthalmology and currently practices at both the Miami and Palm Beach Gardens offices of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.


Dr. Cavuoto reports no relevant disclosures.

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