Kara C LaMattina, MD

Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

Kara LaMattina
617.414.2020

Biography

Dr. Kara Lamattina is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Lamattina holds an MD degree from New York Medical College. She completed her internship at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and her residency in Ophthalmology at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, in Chicago. Dr. Lamattina conducted fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. She also completed fellowship training in Uveitis at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Lamattina is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the American Uveitis Society, the New England Ophthalmologic Society, and the American Medical Association.

Dr. Lamattina’s major areas of interest and expertise include adult and pediatric uveitis, adult and pediatric strabismus, adult and pediatric cataracts, amblyopia, retinopathy of prematurity, and sarcoidosis.

Other Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine

Education

  • New York Medical College, MD
  • Brown University, BS

Publications

  • Published on 4/1/2019

    LaMattina KC, Feder RS, Koreishi AF, Goldstein DA. Partial Scleral Rupture Presenting 4 Years After Laser in Situ Keratomileusis. Cornea. 2019 Apr; 38(4):498-501. PMID: 30601290.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2019

    LaMattina KC, Goldstein DA. Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Ophthalmology Wills Eye Institute Uveitis (Garg S, Ed.). Drug-induced uveitis. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia. 2019.

  • Published on 1/1/2019

    LaMattina KC, Goldstein DA. Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Ophthalmology Wills Eye Institute Pediatric Ophthalmology (Nelson LB, Ed.). Pediatric uveitis. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia. 2019.

  • Published on 9/1/2018

    LaMattina KC, Koreishi AF. What is new in paediatric uveitis? Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2018 Sep; 29(5):412-418. PMID: 29965849.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/13/2018

    LaMattina KC, Escott SM, Malalis JF, Mai D, Harada Y, Goldstein DA. The Influence of Race and Sex on the Side Effect Profile of Methotrexate in the Treatment of Uveitis. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2018 Aug 13; 1-5. PMID: 30102096.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2018

    LaMattina, KC. Merck Manual Online. Uveitis and Related Disorders. Merck Publishing Group. Kenilworth. 2018.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    LaMattina KC, Goldstein DA. Adalimumab for the treatment of uveitis. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2017 Mar; 13(3):181-188. PMID: 28140700.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/1/2016

    LaMattina KC, DeBenedictis CN. Refractive changes after strabismus surgery. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2016 Sep; 27(5):393-7. PMID: 27228419.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/18/2016

    Couto C, Frick MM, LaMattina K, Schlaen A, Khoury M, Lopez MM, Hurtado E, Espada G. Chronic Anterior Uveitis in Children. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2016 Aug; 24(4):392-6. PMID: 27191963.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2015

    Levin AV, LaMattina KC. Pediatric Radiology. Review of MR detection of retinal hemorrhages: correlation with graded ophthalmologic exam. Springer Publisher. New York. 2015; 45:1363-1371.

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