NOW:  COVID TESTING for our patients being done in our office.  Call 317-621-9000 weekdays for an appointment.
3/31/21:  COVID-19 VACCINE for teens age 16 and older can be scheduled beginning 3/31/21 by visit https://vaccine.coronavirus.in.gov/ or calling 211.  Northpoint Pediatrics is not currently a vaccination site, however, our pediatricians are strong believers in the vaccine and recommend it for those eligible.  You can learn more about eligibility at https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine/.    
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Kara L. Gurchiek

MD, FAAP

I was born and raised in Terre Haute, IN. I received my undergraduate degree from Butler University, and my medical degree from Indiana University. I completed my pediatric residency at Riley Children's Hospital.

My husband is a local attorney and we have three children. My hobbies include reading, relaxing walks through the neighborhood, and chasing after my children!

Professional Experience

  • 2009-Present  Northpoint Pediatrics

Board Certification

  • 2009-Present, American Academy of Pediatrics

Hospital Privileges

  • Community Hospital North, Indianapolis, IN

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Indiana State Medical Association

Education

  • M.D., 2006, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
  • B.A., 2002, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

Professional Training

  • 2007-09, Residency, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN
  • 2006-07, Internship, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN

Research Training and Experience

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