Karina L. Vivar, MD

Karina L. Vivar, MD

Attending Physician, Dermatology

Health System Clinician of Pediatrics (Dermatology), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Lake Forest

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Campus
900 N. Westmoreland, Suite 110 (Bays Medical Office Building, 1st Floor)*
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

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Clinical Interests

General pediatric dermatology, oncologic dermatology, melanocytic lesions, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, inflammatory skin diseases, hemangiomas and other vascular lesions, laser therapy, and dermatologic surgery


Education & Training

Education: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, 2011

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric dermatology, Lurie Children’s, 2017-2018; Residency in dermatology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 2014-2017; Residency in pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 2011-2014

Board Certifications: General Pediatrics, Dermatology

Research & Publications