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Gans, Melissa, MD 

Gans, Melissa
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Language(s): English
Certification: Pediatrics, General Pediatrics

Dr. Melissa Gans received her Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology where she graduated with Distinction from Yale College. She received her Medical Degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where she received the School of Medicine Service Award and was elected to the Iron Arrow Honor Society. She went on to complete a Pediatrics Residency and Fellowship in Adult and Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore.

She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Gans' principal research interests include primary immunodeficiency, immune dysregulatory disorders, and immunogenetics. She has authored over 12 peer-reviewed publications and has presented on these topics at national conferences in addition to performing research on food allergy and asthma. She has experience with clinical trials for immunoglobulin replacement and has performed laboratory research in basic immunology.

Dr. Gans treats adult and pediatric patients for all allergic and immunologic diseases including but not limited to: immunodeficiency, immune dysregulation, food allergy, environmental allergies, anaphylaxis, eczema, hives, angioedema, insect allergy, periodic fever syndromes, and drug allergy. She treats patients with peanut oral immunotherapy, food/drug challenge, immunoglobulin replacement, aspirin desensitization, and biologics for allergic diseases.

Dr. Gans serves as a Clinical Immunology & Autoimmune Diseases Committee Member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology in addition to being a Primary Immune Deficiency Committee Member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. She is also committed to treating her patients with compassion and individualized medical care using cutting-edge research and evidence-based medicine.

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Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami , FL
Internship: Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx , NY
Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx , NY


Specialties: Allergy & Immunology
Special Clinical Interest:
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylaxis Asthma in Children
  • Atopic Dermatitis and Eczema
  • Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD)
  • Edema
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Children
  • Food Allergy
  • Genetic Testing
  • Latex Allergy
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Primary Immunodeficiency
  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
  • Urticaria Hives


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