Nancy O’Hara, MD, MPH, FAAP

Demystifying PANS/PANDAS: A Functional Medicine Guide to Basal Ganglia Encephalitis

Nancy H. O’Hara, MD, MPH, FAAP is a board-certified Pediatrician. Prior to her medical career, Dr. O’Hara taught children with autism.

She graduated with highest honors from Bryn Mawr College and as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She earned a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh. After residency, chief residency and general pediatric fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. O’Hara entered general private practice in 1993 and in 1998, began her consultative, integrative practice solely for children with special needs.

Since 1999, she has dedicated her functional medicine practice to the integrative and holistic care of children with chronic illness and neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD, PANDAS/PANS, OCD, Lyme, and ASD.

She is also a leader in the training of clinicians, both in the United States and abroad.

Dr. O’Hara has written a comprehensive guidebook, Demystifying PANS / PANDAS: A Functional Medicine Desktop Reference on Basal Ganglia Encephalitis, which is available on Amazon in e-book or soft-cover formats.  For more information on her membership and mentoring program, please visit her website.

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