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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Interim Chief, Allergy/Immunology, and Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine

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Christina E. Ciaccio, MD, MSc
Christina Ciaccio, MD, MSc, provides compassionate care for children and adults with food and environmental allergies, allergic rhinitis, urticaria and angioedema, allergic rashes and asthma. She strongly believes in educating patients and their families, and involving them in the care process in a meaningful way.

Dr. Ciaccio is passionate about understanding how nutrition (prebiotics) and microbial exposures (probiotics) affect IgE sensitization. Together with Cathryn Nagler, PhD, and Raoul Wolf, MD, she is building a translational research program that will use research findings to influence preventive care strategies.

Dr. Ciaccio was a 2011 recipient of the Young Faculty Award from the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and the 2013 recipient of the Paul Henson Clinical Scholar Award for research in immunology and inflammation. In addition, she is a past president of the Greater Kansas City Allergy Society.

Areas of Expertise

Education

Georgetown University School of Medicine

Additional Education

  • Internship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Fellowship: Children's Mercy Hospital
  • Additional Graduate Degree(s): MS, University of Kansas Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology
  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, Immunology
  • American College of Physicians
  • Illinois Allergy Society
  • Clinical Immunology Society
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Comer Children's Hospital - Hyde Park

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Merrillville

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To Refer a Patient

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At a Glance

Practicing Since2005

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Allergy and Immunology

Languages Spoken

  • English