Kara May, MD

Kara Elizabeth May, MD

Pediatric Pulmonologist

Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-1900
  • Fax: 617-730-0084

Medical Services


  • Aerodigestive Disorders
  • Aspiration
  • Asthma
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Pneumonia
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction


  • Medicine
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Diseases


  • English


  • Center for Airway Disorders (CAD)
  • Children's Hospital Primary Care Center
  • Young Parents Program (YPP)
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-1900 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education



Georgetown University, 2000

Washington, DC

Graduate School

Harvard Extension School, 2002

Boston, MA

Medical School

Boston University School of Medicine, 2006

Boston, MA

Internship, Medicine

Boston Children's Hospital, 2006-2007

Boston, MA

Internship, Pediatrics

Boston Medical Center, 2006-2007

Boston, MA

Residency, Medicine

Boston Children's Hospital, 2007-2009

Boston, MA

Residency, Pediatrics

Boston Medical Center, 2007-2009

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Pediatric Pulmonology

Boston Children's Hospital, 2009-2012

Boston, MA


  • Pediatrics


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Mangiardi DA, McLaughlin-Williamson K, May KE, Messana EP, Mountain DC, Cotanche DA. Progression of hair cell ejection and molecular markers of apoptosis in the avian cochlea following gentamicin treatment. J Comp Neurol. 2004 Jul 12; 475(1):1-18.
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-1900 or Request an Appointment


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