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Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Allergy/Immunology, 2014
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency Program, General Pediatrics, 2010
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency Program, General Pediatrics, 2009
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Internship Program, General Pediatrics, 2008
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MD, 2007
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • BA, 2001
    College of Wooster

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology

National Provider ID: 1114184967


Karen Robbins, M.D., is a board-certified allergist, immunologist and pediatrician. She is also the director of the education program for medical students, residents and fellows within the Allergy and Immunology division at Children’s National Health System.

Dr. Robbins received a medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and a bachelor's degree from the College of Wooster. Her post-graduate research training was at Johns Hopkins Hospital as a pediatric resident and a clinical allergy and immunology fellow. She was also a pediatric intern and resident at Children’s National.

Dr. Robbins has a strong interest in food allergies, nutrition and the growth of young children. She is a native Midwesterner who currently calls Washington, D.C., home. Spending time with her family and young daughter are the most important things in her life. When not at work, Dr. Robbins enjoys the outdoors, planning meals and cooking (often allergy and/or vegetarian-friendly), tennis, traveling and bird-watching.