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Karina Vivar MD

Karina Vivar MD

Attending Physician, Health System Clinician of Pediatrics and Dermatology, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Special interests: general pediatric dermatology, oncologic dermatology, melanocytic lesions, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, inflammatory skin diseases, hemangiomas and other vascular lesions, laser therapy, and dermatologic surgery.

I have started an oncodermatology clinic with our pediatric oncology colleagues at Lurie Children’s which provides supportive dermatologic care to cancer patients and recipients of hematopoietic stem cell transplants.

Medical school: New York University School of Medicine; New York, NY 2011

Post-graduate training: Pediatric dermatology fellowship: Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center, Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL 2017-2018

Dermatology residency: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 2014-2017

Pediatric residency: University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 2011-2014

Board certified in: General Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology