About the Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, Rheumatology, and Infectious Disease

The Division of Allergy, Immunology, Rheumatology and Infectious Disease assists in the diagnosis and management of children with known or suspected immune deficiencies, rheumatologic (related to muscles, tendons or joints) or autoimmune (immune response of the body against substance normally present in the body) diseases, and allergic diseases (allergies, asthma, skin allergy and sinusitis), as well as a broad range of infections and evaluation of fever of unknown origin (FUO). The division is arranged into the Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology (AIR) Section and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases (ID) Section.

The AIR Section includes the Allergy & Asthma Program, the Rheumatology Program, and Inpatient Immunology (Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology or AIR) Consultation Service.

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Section includes the ID and FUO clinic, the Pediatric HIV Program and the Inpatient ID Consultation Service.

Outpatient evaluations for immunological and host defense problems are coordinated among all division faculty through the Host Defense & Immunology Program, generally in the ID/FUO Clinic and the Allergy and Asthma Clinic. Within the division are specialists who are board certified in Allergy and Immunology, Clinical & Laboratory Immunology, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, and Pediatric Rheumatology.

Learn more about our clinical sections by visiting the Overview page.