Ayesha Siddiqi, MD

Board Certified Allergy & Immunology Specialist

“With allergies on the rise, a lot of doctors are quick to give medications. That’s not my first choice. I prefer preventive treatments to eliminate the symptoms instead of treating them with medications.”

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.

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BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Allergy and Immunology, 1997, 2007, and 2017
American Board of Pediatrics, 1996, 2005

EDUCATION & TRAINING
Fellowship: Allergy and Immunology, Rush Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Residencies: Pediatrics, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
Internship: University of Jos Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria, 1987-1988
Medical: University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria, 1987

LICENSURE
State of Illinois, 1994 to present

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
Illinois Society of  Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

AWARDS
Innovative Investigators Award, Hektoen Institute of Medical Research, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 1995

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center