John W. Georgitis, M.D.

Dr. Georgitis grew up in Maine, obtained his BA at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine in 1972 his MD from University of Vermont College of Medicine in 1976. He did his pediatric residency training was at James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, part of the Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis from 1976 to 1978, and his Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship in 1979. His Allergy and Immunology Fellowship was at the State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo Children’s Hospital from 1979 to 1981, where he subsequently was a Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics from 1981 to 1984. In 1984, he joined the pediatric faculty at Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University and was a full professor in 1994 at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He joined Allergy Partners from 2001 to 2004 while continuing as a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Brenner’s Children’s Hospital. He has been cited as one of the Top 100 Allergists and Immunologists in the United States for 5 years.

Dr. Georgitis has written more than 50 peer-reviewed articles on rhinitis, asthma, cystic fibrosis, insect sting hypersensitivity, and urticaria. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics; American College of Chest Physicians; American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; and American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Dr. Georgitis is board certified in Pediatrics, Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

He has performed more than 50 research studies involving asthma, pediatric asthma, chronic rhinitis, urticaria, food hypersensitivity and insect sting allergy. He has been involved with Phase II, III and IV clinical trials for allergen immunotherapy, antihistamines, inhaled corticosteroids, nasal corticosteroids, leukotriene antagonists, and monoclonal antibody IgE.

As a clinician, Dr. Georgitis has over 25 years’ experience in allergy, asthma, clinical immunology and pediatric pulmonology. His has extensive expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of patients requiring an evaluation for allergy and clinical immunology, allergen immunotherapy, pulmonary function testing, sinusitis, allergy skin testing, flexible rhinolaryngoscopy, immunodeficiency, monoclonal antibody IgE administration, and pediatric sleep disorders.

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