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Karen J. Miller, MD

Tufts Medical Center
Center for Children with Special Needs

Dr. Karen J. Miller is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Tufts University Medical School. She works as a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician at the Center for Children with Special Needs at The Floating Hospital for Children, at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. Dr. Miller graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric training at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC. She received training in Child Development at Georgetown and completed a fellowship in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at Schneider Children’s Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York.


Dr. Miller was in primary care pediatrics for several years and worked as a school consultant before going into Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics practice full-time. She has been active in national organizations to increase physician understanding of ADHD and learning differences. She worked with the American Academy of Pediatrics on ADHD guidelines implementation. She chaired their sub-committee on increasing collaboration with educators. She has served on the Professional Advisory Board of CHADD, Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder and the Board of Directors for Learning Disabilities Worldwide. She speaks nationally on ADHD, learning disabilities, autism and behavior management.


Dr. Miller lives in Brookline, Massachusetts and has three children. Two of her children had learning disabilities and received special education services. Both of them completed graduate degrees.