Kara E. Chidester, MD

Upper Arlington Preventative Primary Care

Provider Overview

Accepting New Patients

Yes

Specialty

Family Medicine

Languages Spoken

English

Practicing Since

2007

Provider Background

About Kara E. Chidester, MD

My family and I love spending time at Disney World and Lake Erie. My favorite ways to exercise are yoga and walking. I also enjoy kayaking and paddle boarding in the summer.

Areas of Interest

  • Preventative Care

  • Chronic Disease Management

  • Pediatrics

  • Women's Health

Hospital Admitting Privileges

Dublin Methodist Hospital, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Grant Methodist Hospital

Internships

Riverside Methodist Hospital

Residency

Riverside Methodist Hospital

Titles, Recognitions, Honors, & Awards

  • NCQA Recognition for Excellence in Diabetes Care

Associations & Organizations

  • American Academy of Family Practice

Medical School

The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare (COPC Senior Care Advantage Participant)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana Commercial
  • Humana Medicare (COPC Senior Care Advantage Participant)
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio (MMO)
  • Medical Mutual OhioHealth HMO
  • Medicare
  • MediGold (COPC Senior Care Advantage Participant)
  • Meritain
  • Mt.Carmel Health Partners Trinity Health Plan
  • Multiplan
  • Ohio Health Choice (OHCP)
  • OhioHealthy
  • OSU Health Plans
  • PHCS
  • PPO Connect
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare Standard
  • Trinity Health Plan - Aetna Administered
  • UMWA
  • UnitedHealthcare

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Kara E. Chidester, MD

Upper Arlington Preventative Primary Care


Gender

Female

Specialty

Family Medicine

Medical School

The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine

Practicing Since

2007

Languages Spoken

English

Hospital Admitting Privileges

Dublin Methodist Hospital, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Grant Methodist Hospital

Accepting New Patients

Yes

Internships

Riverside Methodist Hospital

Residency

Riverside Methodist Hospital

Titles, Recognitions, Honors, & Awards
  • NCQA Recognition for Excellence in Diabetes Care


Associations & Organizations
  • American Academy of Family Practice