Kanwaljit K. Brar
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
Kanwaljit K. Brar, MD, is a pediatric allergist and immunologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Brar is in the Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology.

Special Interests

As a parent of a child with allergies and asthma, I understand the stresses of managing these conditions. My hope is to empower the parent and child towards success. My special Interests include atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis. In managing atopic dermatitis, I implement a holistic approach incorporating skin care, diet, behavior modifications, and avoidance of allergens. My 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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