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Karen Camasso, MD

Karen Camasso, MD


Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Not Accepting New Patients

Primary Location

UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

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  • Assistant Professor, CWRU School of Medicine

Karen A. Camasso, MD, is an emergency medicine physician in the Division of Emergency Medicine at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. She is Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Camasso is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. Her interests include quality improvement, pain management and care path development.

She earned her undergraduate degree in biology from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Her doctorate in medicine is from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa. Dr. Camasso completed her residency in pediatrics at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia and a subspecialty fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. She was appointed to the UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital staff in 1996.

Dr. Camasso has authored and co-authored articles in peer-reviewed pediatric and emergency medicine publications. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Honors and Recognitions

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics


  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Languages Spoken


Office Locations

UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

Certifications & Memberships

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


Fellowship | Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Medicine - University Hospitals Of Cleveland (1994 - 1996)

Residency | Pediatrics
Pediatrics - St Christopher's Hospital For Children (Tenet Health System) (1992 - 1994)

Internship | Pediatrics
Pediatrics - St Christopher's Hospital For Children (Tenet Health System) (1991 - 1992)

Medical Education
Temple University School Of Medicine (1991)

Wilkes University (1987)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Karen Camasso did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.