Cara McCandless, MD

Cara McCandless, MD completed her training in adult psychiatry and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry in 2000.  She moved to Allegheny County in 1995 and lives in the North Hills with her husband and three children.  She has additional experience with treatment of Autism spectrum disorders, in rural psychiatry and in consulting with family practitioners.  She enjoys collaborative relationships with patients and their families.


Board Certified in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


MD, University of California School of Medicine, San Diego

Residency in General Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Ages Treated:

All Ages



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