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Clinical Services at Rush Allergy and Immunology

Mary Tobin, Division Director of Immunology/Microbiology at Rush in Chicago

Program Description

The Section of Allergy and Immunology is active in patient care, research and clinical trials. Our board-certified physicians are well qualified to provide state-of-the-art evaluations and care for patients with anaphylaxis, asthma, allergic rhinitis, urticaria, food allergies, immunodeficiency diseases and autoimmune disorders. The section is active in both basic and clinical research. It serves as a study site for pharmaceutical trials investigating the latest advances in the treatment of asthma, allergic diseases and immunodeficiencies.

Services Provided

Services offered for adults and children include the following:

  • Evaluation for pulmonary complaints such as wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing and chest tightness.
  • Evaluation of upper respiratory allergies such as nasal congestion, sneezing, itchy eyes, hoarse voice and sinus problems.
  • Evaluation of skin allergies, including urticaria, angioedema and eczema.
  • Skin testing for suspected allergies and immunotherapy (allergy shots) for the treatment of certain allergic diseases.
  • Evaluation of recurrent infections.
  • Evaluation of autoimmune disorders.
  • Testing for allergic reactions to foods, drugs, stinging insects, latex and occupational allergens.
  • Comprehensive evaluation of celiac disease and/or food sensitivities through the Rush Celiac Disease and Food Sensitivity Clinic.

Services are available at our offices in Chicago and at Rush Oak Park Hospital.

Directions to our offices on the Rush University Medical Center campus.
Directions to Rush Oak Park Hospital.

Clinical Team

Faculty members are board-certified physicians and nurses skilled in the care and evaluation of adults and children. The allergy and immunology program at Rush includes physicians who have been named among Chicago's and America's best, according to Castle Connolly Ltd., a well-respected source of information about U.S. health care providers and institutions. For profiles of physicians at Rush specializing in allergy and immunology or related areas, visit Find a Doctor section.


Contact Name
Allergy & Immunology at Rush
Contact Phone
(312) 942-6296



LocationHours of Operation
Rush Professional Office Building
1725 W. Harrison St., Suite 117
Chicago, IL 60612

Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Immunotherapy Shot Clinic Hours: Monday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday, 1 to 5:30 p.m.




LocationHours of Operation
Medical Office Building
610 South Maple Ave., Suite 3440
Oak Park, IL 60304

Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Immunotherapy Shot Clinic Hours: Thursday, 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m.


Included in this section:

Comprehensive Allergy,
Asthma and Sinus Center
: The Rush Comprehensive Allergy, Asthma and Sinus Center takes a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of asthma. Coupled with translational and clinical research we are able to provide the best patient care and experience in Chicago.

The Rush Celiac Disease and Food Sensitivity Clinic: Information about the Celiac Disease and Food Sensitivity Clinic at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Our team--a gastroenterologist, an allergist, dietitians and a physician assistant--has more than 20 years of experience caring for people with celiac disease and food sensitivities.



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