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Department Primary Care Pediatrics
Primary Location Westown Physician Center
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Primary Location

Westown Physician Center


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Breastfeeding
  • General Pediatric Medicine
  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrician
  • Pediatrics
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - St. Barnabas Hospital
Bronx, NY USA

Medical Education - Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador
Quito, Ecuador


  • Pediatrics

Specialty Interests

-Preventive medicine-Asthma-Obesity

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Karen Estrella, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 3/22/2024, Dr. Estrella has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

82 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2024

Such a great experience! We absolutely loved her! So patient and understanding. I expressed my concerns about the situation and she did not hesitate to take another look to ease my mind.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2024

Excellent Pediatrician very attentive to her patients, friendly, and always with a charisma towards her patients. I recommend her 100%

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

I love my children's doctor she's wonderful!

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023

*Dr. Estrella has been the best.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

Dr Estrella always listen to my concerns and brings me comfort. She's also amazing with my baby in every visit and makes sure my baby is developing correctly. I wouldn't change her!!

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

Dr. Estrella was wonderful with Wesley and she also provided us with great information for the year ahead.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

I was very impressed by Dr Estrellas professionalism and relatability. She treated my daughter's with kindness and respect. Highly recommend

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