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Kara Buckingham, PA-C

Kara Buckingham PA-C

Physician Assistant to: Urgent Injury Clinic

Kara Buckingham is a physician assistant to the DMOS Urgent Injury Clinic. She is an Iowa native originally from Prairie City and earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Grand View University and her Master in Physician Assistant Studies from Des Moines University. Kara has certifications in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Pediatric Trauma.
Kara believes in a patient-centered approach, compassion, taking the time to listen to concerns, and taking into consideration more than just an acute injury when providing care.
Outside of her profession, Kara enjoys spending time with her husband and four children, attending sporting events, traveling, and doing outdoor activities such as camping, boating, swimming, skiing, and riding a motorcycle or biking.

Location
  • West Des Moines · 6001 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266
  • Ankeny · 350 NE 36th Street, Ankeny, IA 50021
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Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from Grand View University and her Master in Physician Assistant Studies from Des Moines University
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