Kanwaljit K. Brar
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Special Interests

Special Interests include atopic dermatitis and allergic skin disease such as contact dermatitis. Other areas of interest include food allergy, anaphylaxis, and environmental allergies, particularly as they relate to skin presentation.


Drexel University College of Medicine, M.D.
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, Pediatrics
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Pediatric Dermatology
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology

Board Certification

2014: Allergy & Immunology
2012: Pediatrics

Professional Memberships



Lowenstein E, Rosen M, Brar K, Heaton H, Siegel D, Glick SA. The 6-second specialists: Medicine at Ellis Island Immigration station. Skin Med

Huang F, Chawla K, Jarvinen KM, Nowak-Wegrzyn A. Anaphylaxis in a New York City pediatric emergency department: triggers, treatments, and outcomes. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2012 Jan;129(1):162-8

Chawla K, Bencharitiwong R, Grishina G, Nowak-Wegrzyn A. Shea butter contains no IgE binding soluble proteins. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2011 Mar;127 (3):680-2

Chawla K and Nowak-Wegrzyn A. Antibiotic use in the first year of life and risk of atopic disease in early childhood. Pediatrics, 2009; 124: S107-S108. Synopsis of Kusel MMH, de Klerk N, Holt PG, Sly PD. Clin Exp Allergy. 2008 Dec;38(12):1921-1928

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