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Dr. Nancy O’Hara Short Bio
Nancy Hofreuter O’Hara, MD, MPH, FAAP is a board-certified pediatrician who specializes in helping children and families heal from chronic illnesses, including PANS/PANDAS. She is a leading trainer and mentor of clinicians in the US and globally, educating medical professionals to recognize, diagnose and treat this condition. Dr. O’Hara has written a comprehensive guidebook, “Demystifying PANS / PANDAS: A Functional Medicine Desktop Reference on Basal Ganglia Encephalitis”, which will be available in Summer 2022.
Dr. Nancy O’Hara Full Bio
Dr. Nancy O’Hara is a board-certified pediatrician who specializes in treating PANS/PANDAS and other neurodevelopmental disorders. She is a leading trainer and mentor of clinicians in the US and globally, educating medical professionals to recognize, diagnose and treat PANS/PANDAS.
Dr. O’Hara graduated with highest honors from Bryn Mawr College, as part of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She earned her Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh, and completed her residency, chief residency and general pediatric fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.
Before she began her medical career, Dr. O’Hara taught children with autism. From 1993 to 1998 Dr O’Hara was a practicing general pediatrician and partner in a group practice. In 1999, she began her consultative, integrative practice for children with special needs, dedicating her practice to treating children with neurodevelopmental disorders, ADHD, PANS/PANDAS, OCD, Lyme, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr. O’Hara has written a comprehensive guidebook, “Demystifying PANS / PANDAS: A Functional Medicine Desktop Reference on Basal Ganglia Encephalitis”, which will be available in Summer 2022.
Natural Nutmeg Magazine
Dr. O’Hara is Winner in Natural Nutmeg’s 10 BEST 2022 Reader Nominated Awards for Holistic Pediatrician! Watch for more information in the December, 2022 addition of the Essential Living Guide.
Documenting Hope and Epidemic Answers
Review of my book:
“This book is THE reference for physicians that treat children with PANS, PANDAS and Basal Ganglia Encephalitis. Although written for medical professionals, it can also be used by parents of children with these conditions who wish to educate their current practitioners as well…”
Shoutout Colorado Interview
Meet Nancy O’Hara | Functional Medicine Pediatrician Specializing in the care of children with PANS, PANDAS and BGE
NAA’s 2022 National Autism Conference
Demystifying PANS/PANDAS: A functional medicine guide on basal ganglia encephalitis: Healing through case studies by Dr. Nancy O’Hara
Podcasts and Webinars
Functional Medicine for Kids through MINDD Health
FxMed4Kids is an online, on-demand masterclass designed to EMPOWER parents, carers and allied practitioners with knowledge on treating and reversing chronic illness driven by the environment. Led by Nancy O’Hara, MD, Liz Mumper, MD and Lindsey Wells, ND
Functional Medicine and Nutritional Virtual Classroom with David Brady, ND
Pediatric Classroom led by Nancy O’Hara, MD and Lindsey Wells, ND
This program offers years of collective clinical experience where we offer our knowledge in the care of children with complex chronic diseases.
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