Chicago Allergy Specialist
"With allergies on the rise, a lot of doctors are quick to give meds. That's not my first choice---I prefer preventive treatments to eliminate the symptoms instead of treating them medically."
Dr. Ayesha Siddiqi is a board-certified allergist and immunologist. She is also the section chief of allergy at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Siddiqi completed her residency in Pediatrics at Cook County Hospital and a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, both in Chicago. Dr. Siddiqi treats patients of all ages, from newborns to adults. She is an award-winning investigator and the author of several scientific papers. Her clinical interests are allergic rhinitis, asthma, urticaria and immune deficiency. She currently sees patients by appointment on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at ChicagoENT, 3000 N. Halsted, #400, Chicago (Advocate Illinois Masonic campus), and on Thursdays at 30 N. Michigan Office, Suite 1107.
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Pediatrics, 1996 and 2005
Allergy and Immunology, 1997, 2007
State of Illinois, 1994
Innovative Investigators Award, Hektoen Institute of Medical Research, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 1995
Medical: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, MD, 1972
Internship: University of Jos Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria, 1987-1988
Residencies: Pediatrics, Cook County Hospital
Fellowship: Allergy and Immunology, Rush Medical Center