Kara Hennelly, M.D.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Associate Fellowship Director
Faculty, Division of Emergency Medicine
|Academic Title||Instructor in Pediatrics|
Main ED, Ground
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Dr. Hennelly research has focused on evaluation and management of oropharyngeal trauma and she is currently studying pulmonary embolism evaluation and management in the ED. Dr. Hennelly also has performed several decision analysis studies, comparing risks and benefits for management strategies for various clinical scenarios including oropharyngeal trauma and traumatic brain injury, specifically evaluating radiation risks.
About Kara Hennelly
Kara Hennelly received her MD from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and moved to the Saint Louis Children’s Hospital to complete her pediatric residency in 2005. Dr. Hennelly went on to join the faculty of Children’s Hospital Boston after completing her clinical fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
- Mannix R, Nigrovic LE, Schutzman SA, Hennelly K, Bourgeois FT, Meehan WP, Fleisher G, Monuteaux M, Lee LK. Factors associated with the use of cervical spine computed tomography imaging in pediatric trauma patients. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Sep; 18(9):905-11. View in: PubMed
- Hennelly KE, Bachur R. Appendicitis update. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2011 Jun; 23(3):281-5. View in: PubMed
- Hennelly K, Kimia A, Lee L, Jones D, Porter SC. Incidence of morbidity from penetrating palate trauma. Pediatrics. 2010 Dec; 126(6):e1578-84. View in: PubMed
- Hennelly K, Shannon M. A 3-month-old female with an inguinal mass. J Emerg Med. 2011 Jan; 40(1):33-6. View in: PubMed