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Kristin Marie Arcara, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


Expertise: Cushing Syndrome, Diabetes Mellitus, Endocrinology, Hypopituitarism, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pituitary Adenoma, Polycystic Ovarian Disease, Thyroid Diseases

Research Interests: Diabetes mellitus – type 1 and type 2; Thyroid disorders; Short stature; Abnormal pubertal development; Polycystic ovarian syndrome; Hypopituitarism; Pituitary Adenoma; Diabetes insipidus; Disorders of sexual differentiation; Cushing’s Disease; Turner Syndrome; Prader Willi Syndrome more

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Johns Hopkins Pediatrics


200 N. Wolfe Street Rubenstein Child Health Building Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Phone: 410-955-6463 | Fax: 410-955-9773

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital


1708 W. Rogers Ave. Baltimore, MD 21209 map


Dr. Kristin M. Arcara completed her undergraduate studies at SUNY Buffalo, and received her medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University.

She then completed her residency in pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, spending an additional year serving as Chief Resident.  She also completed a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Arcara has been a faculty member in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Johns Hopkins since 2014. After her fellowship, Dr. Arcara spent one year as a Pediatric Endocrinologist at Children’s National Medical Center before returning to Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Arcara’s clinical activities include heading a multidisciplinary Pediatric Diabetes clinic at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, consisting of certified diabetes educators, registered dietitian and a team of psychologists with extensive training and expertise in the unique issues surrounding management of diabetes in children.  She also has general pediatric endocrine clinics in which she evaluates and treats a variety of disorders including short stature, abnormal pubertal development, thyroid disorders, polycystic ovary syndrome, hypopituitarism, diabetes insipidus, pituitary adenoma, congenital adrenal hyperplasia and disorders of sexual differentiation, Turner syndrome and Prader Willi syndrome among others.

Dr. Arcara is a member of Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital’s multidisciplinary Prader Willi Syndrome clinic. more


  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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  • MD, Upstate University Hospital (2006)

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