Kara Hoppe, DO, MS

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Kara K. Hoppe, DO


Kara Hoppe, DO, MS, is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at UW Health and an assistant professor in the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She specializes in high-risk pregnancies and complex maternal medical conditions, including diabetes, high blood pressure, shortened cervix and cancer.

Dr. Hoppe works to prevent premature delivery and birth-related risks that may occur before, during and after pregnancy. Her areas of expertise include treatment of fetal growth problems, birth defects and genetic conditions.

Fueled by her patient care experiences, Dr. Hoppe is passionate about enhancing knowledge and improving pregnancy-related care. Her research on maternal heart disorders has led to the development of remote monitoring to manage postpartum hypertension.

In her free time, Dr. Hoppe enjoys hiking, canoeing and hockey. She also enjoys art and spending time with her family and pets.

Languages spoken
  • English

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical School
  • Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL
  • University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA
  • University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Areas of expertise