Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital's Allergy and Immunology Program is widely recognized as a leading center for the evaluation and treatment of infants, children and young adults with allergic disorders and inherited immunodeficiency diseases. Our expert team provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, therapeutic and consultative services, and medical management for a wide array of allergic diseases.

We offer the full spectrum of services for the following allergic conditions:

  • Allergic asthma
  • Allergic rhinitis, conjunctivitis, sinusitis
  • Anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction)
  • Angioedema (swelling)
  • Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Drug allergies
  • Environmental allergies
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Food allergies
  • Hereditary angiodema (excessive swelling)
  • Hives
  • Insect sting allergies
  • Mast cell disorders

Tests and procedures performed

  • Allergy skin testing (skin prick test)
  • Pulmonary function tests
  • Oral food challenges
  • Allergen immunotherapy (shots)

Immunology and infusion services

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital Pediatric Primary Immuodeficiency Center provides a wide array of services for patients with primary (genetic) immunodeficiency conditions:

  • Evaluation and management of patients with recurrent or severe or unusual infections
  • Medical management of inherited disorders of the immune system, including antibody replacement and if appropriate bone marrow transplantation
  • Testing for antibody deficiency, cellular immunodeficiency and complement disorders
  • Evaluation of patients with periodic fevers