Sara M. O'Hara, MD, FAAP

Chief, Section of Ultrasound

Radiologist, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Professor, UC Department of Radiology

Phone: 513-636-2164

Fax: 513-636-8145


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Genitourinary and oncologic imaging; ultrasound


Sara (Sally) O'Hara, MD, grew up in a small coastal town south of Boston, MA. She received her BS in chemistry and physics from Georgetown University, Washington, DC, in 1984, and her MD degree from Georgetown, in 1988.

Dr. O'Hara completed a rotating internship year at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH, and completed her radiology residency at the University of Cincinnati in 1993 as chief resident.

Dr. O'Hara focused her training in Pediatric Radiology during a fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. After completing her fellowship, she spent several additional months of training in nuclear medicine at DC Children's Hospital.

Dr. O'Hara worked for five years at Duke University Medical Center, NC, in charge of pediatric nuclear medicine, but she was also involved in all imaging modalities and several research projects. Her interests include pediatric imaging, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and advanced ultrasound techniques.

Education and Training

BS: Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences, Washington, DC, 1980-1984.

MD: Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 1984-1988. 

Internship: Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH, 1988-1989. 

Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Georgetown University Medical School, Washington, DC, 1989-1990; Diagnostic Radiology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1990-1993. 

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1993-1994. 

Diplomate: National Board of Medical Examiners, 1989.

Certification: American Board of Radiology, 1993; Certificate of Added Qualifications, Pediatric Radiology, 1995.


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