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Dr. Kara Somers, MD

Pediatrics*
5.0 (3)
Map Pin Small Richmond, VA
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Kara Somers, MD

Dr. Kara Somers, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Richmond, VA. They specialize in Pediatrics, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Pediatrics. They graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and is affiliated with VCU Medical Center Main Hospital. Dr. Somers, completed a residency at McV Pediatric Residency Program. Patients rated Dr. Somers an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Somers works at Practice in Richmond, VA with other offices in Midlothian, VA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Somers' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Children's Hospital of Richmond At Vcu
    1000 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (804) 828-2647
  2. 2
    Bon Secours St. Francis Family Medicine Center
    13540 HULL STREET RD, Midlothian, VA 23112 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (804) 739-6142

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  • VCU Medical Center Main Hospital

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    Specialties*
    • Pediatrics

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1174594246
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • McV Pediatric Residency Program
    Residency
    Internship
    • McV Pediatric Internship Program
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Pediatrics
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