Food Allergy (Pediatric) Make an Appointment Refer a Patient Ask a Question Make an Appointment Refer a Patient Ask a Question An allergic reaction to a food occurs when the immune system overreacts to the food. Food allergy symptoms can be frightening for you and your child. It’s also frustrating when allergies prevent your child from taking part in normal activities with family and friends. The Pediatric Food Allergy Diagnosis and Management Program at National Jewish Health for Kids in Denver, Colorado, brings together a team of nationally recognized allergists, nurses, dietitians, therapists and more. As the leading respiratory hospital in the nation, we have a comprehensive approach designed to provide accurate diagnosis and individual treatment for your child’s needs. Our doctors are researchers, too, so your child will have access to the latest pediatric food allergy clinical trials and most effective treatments. At National Jewish Health for Kids you’ll find: Advanced food allergy testing 50 years of food challenge experience Nutrition counseling and education Evaluation for other allergic conditions Continued follow-up to treat your child’s changing needs. You will leave well educated about food allergies and with resources that will help you and your child throughout life. National Jewish Health has been named a “FARE Clinical Network Center of Excellence” by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) – one of only 22 in the nation. Condition Information Anaphylaxis Egg Allergy Food Allergies Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) Milk Allergy Peanut Allergy Seafood Allergy Soy Allergy Tree Nut Allergy Wheat Allergy Programs & Services Allergy & Asthma Program (Pediatric) Allergy Treatment Programs (Pediatric) Ambulatory Pediatrics Clinical Nutrition Services Day Program (Pediatric) Division of Pediatric Allergy & Clinical Immunology Food Allergy Program (Pediatric) National Jewish Health for Kids / Pediatric Programs Our Specialists Sanny Chan, MD, PhD + × Sanny Chan, MD, PhD Assistant Professor Division of Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology Department of Pediatrics View Full Profile Patient Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars Make an Appointment Donald Y M Leung, PhD, MD + × Donald Y M Leung, PhD, MD Professor Head, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Department of Pediatrics America's Top Doctors 2013 - Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. View Full Profile Make an Appointment Ronina A. Covar, MD + × Ronina A. Covar, MD Associate Co-Director, The Cohen Family Asthma Institute Head, Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology Consult Service Associate Professor Division of Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology Department of Pediatrics View Full Profile Make an Appointment Carah B. Santos, MD + × Carah B. Santos, MD Assistant Professor Division of Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology Department of Pediatrics View Full Profile Make an Appointment Nathan Rabinovitch, MD, MPH + × Nathan Rabinovitch, MD, MPH Professor Department of Pediatrics View Full Profile Make an Appointment Jordan Abbott, MA, MD + × Jordan Abbott, MA, MD Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology View Full Profile Patient Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars Make an Appointment Jennifer Fish, NP + × Jennifer Fish, NP Nurse Practitioner Department of Pediatrics View Full Profile Make an Appointment Mark Boguniewicz, MD + × Mark Boguniewicz, MD Department of Pediatrics Professor View Full Profile Patient Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars Make an Appointment Donna L. Bratton, MD + × Donna L. Bratton, MD Professor Catherine Kramer Foundation Scientist Department of Pediatrics View Full Profile Make an Appointment Christine B. Cho, MD + × Christine B. Cho, MD Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology View Full Profile Patient Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars Make an Appointment Kanwaljit K. Brar, MD + × Kanwaljit K. Brar, MD Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology View Full Profile Make an Appointment Bruce J. Lanser, MD + × Bruce J. Lanser, MD Assistant Professor Director, Pediatric Food Allergy Program Associate Director, Pediatric Allergy Fellowship Program Department of Pediatrics Division of Allergy & Clinical Immunology View Full Profile Make an Appointment Pia Johanna Hauk, MD + × Pia Johanna Hauk, MD Head, Division of Ambulatory Pediatrics Associate Professor Division of Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology Department of Pediatrics View Full Profile Make an Appointment View all (13) doctors specializing in Food Allergy (Pediatric) Find a Doctor Clinical Trials For more than 100 years, National Jewish Health has been committed to finding new treatments and cures for diseases. Search our clinical trials. 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Nine-year-old Ella Basham used her lemonade stand to help National Jewish Health treat children with severe asthma and allergies. Read More View All Patient Stories Health Insights & News Giving Help us identify and treat food allergies in children. 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