Locations + Directions
Tufts Children's Hospital
Floating Building, 2nd Floor
755 Washington St.
Box 334 Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-5621
Honors + Awards
2020, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2018/2019, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2017, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2015, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2013, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor" and in top 1% in the nation in her specialty, U.S. News & World Report
Publications + National Presentations
1. Carolyn Bridgemohan, MD; David Cochran, MD, PhD; Yamini Howe, MD; Laura Sices, MD, MS; Andrew W. Zimmerman, MD; George M. Anderson, PhD; Roula Choueiri, MD; Karen J. Miller, MD; Monica Ultmann, MD; Jessica Helt, PPCNP-BC, MSN, RN; Peter W. Forbes, MA; Katherine Pawlowski, BA; Laura Farfale, BA; Stephanie J. Brewster, MS; Jean A. Frazier, MD; Ann Neumeyer, MD; on behalf of the Autism Consortium Biomarkers Study Clinicians: “Investigating Behavioral Characteristics and Potential Biomarkers in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder Recruited from Developmental Specialty Clinics (Manuscript Submitted for Publication to the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders May, 2016).
2. Sakai C, Miller KJ, Brussa AK, MacPherson C, Augustyn M. Challenges of autism in the inpatient setting. Journal of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, 35(1):82-4, 2014 Jan; PMID: 24399104.
3. Snyder DM, Miller KJ, Stein MT. It looks like autism: caution in diagnosis. Journal of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics. 2010 Apr;31 ( Suppl):S14-7. PMID: 20414065.
4. Snyder Shen Y, Dies KA, Holm I, Sobeih M, Caronna E, Miller KJ, et al. Clinical Genetic Testing for Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Pediatrics 125(4):e727-e735, 2010; PMID: 20231187.
5. Weiss LA, Shen Y, Korn JM, et al and Investigators of the Autism Consortium*, et. Association between microdeletion and microduplication at 16p11.2 is strongly and autism. New England Journal of Medicine, 358(7):667-75, 2008.*Autism Consortium includes Miller KJ; PMID: 18184952.
1. “Autism Spectrum Disorders - From Chromosomes to Cranium to Communities: Sorting The Pieces of a Complex Puzzle” for the Autism Seminar Series, The Autism Program, The Hope School Learning Center, Springfield, IL: April, 2007.
2. “Autism Management in Primary Care Settings,” Plenary, Symposia Medicus 26th Annual Pediatrics Conference, Big Island, HI: March, 2016.
3. “Update on Autism Spectrum Disorder: Management for the Pediatrician” lecture, Symposia Medicus 17th Annual Summer Conference in Pediatrics, Jackson Hole, WY: June, 2015.
4. “Update on Autism Spectrum Disorder for Primary Care Provider”” lecture, American Academy of Pediatrics Practical Pediatric Course, San Francisco, CA: May, 2015.
5. “Autism Spectrum Disorder: Neuroscience and the Primary Care Provider,” Cambridge Hospital Department of Pediatrics, Cambridge, MA: April, 2015.
Karen J. Miller, MD is a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician and Director of Training at the Center for Children with Special Needs at Tufts Children's Hospital. She is also the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Program Director and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Tufts School of Medicine. She received board certification in Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.
Dr. Miller was a founding member of the Boston Autism Consortium, a groundbreaking collaboration between major Boston academic centers and research groups investigating, diagnosing, and treating autism with significant impact on the genetics of autism, family support, and clinical care.
Dr. Miller’s career has focused on improving the care provided at all levels for children with developmental disabilities, specifically autism. She serves on national organizations such as the Society for Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, and the National Center for Learning Disabilities which has pioneered an award-winning website for parents and professionals, UNDERSTOOD.org. She trains primary care physicians at the CCSN and nationally. She has developed and presented training programs on autism and other disabilities for the American Academy of Pediatrics for the last 20 years.
Boston Autism Consortium
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Society for Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
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