Kara Hood, PA-C

KHood HeadshotEducation

Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology; Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

UndergraduateĀ Education: Bachelors of Physician Assistant Program; Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL

Orthopaedic/Trauma Residency: Chicago Medical School/Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, Chicago, IL

Certification

National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants, 1999; Recertified 2006, 2012

Medical Interests

  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • General orthopedics

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery

Interests

Kara lives in Virginia Beach with her husband and two children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, and training for triathlons.

Responsibilities

Kara assists Dr Jack Siegel with patient care and serves as a patient resource for issues arising before and after surgery. She is readily available to respond to patient questions and concerns regarding their course of treatment.