Antonella Cianferoni, MD, PhD

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Antonella Cianferoni, MD, PhD, is an attending physician in the Allergy Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Asthma, Atopic dermatitis, Allergic rhinitis, IgE mediated food allergy, Eosinophilic esophagitis, Hives, Food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome, Food intolerances, Drug allergy, Mast cell diseases, Other skin disorders, Venom allergy
Locations: Specialty Care, King of Prussia

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Florence, Florence, Italy


Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Allergy and Immunology - Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women Hospital, Boston, MA

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

PhD in Pediatric Immunology - University of Florence, Florence, Italy

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services




Poliak N, Elias M, Cianferoni A, Treat J. Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis: the first pediatric case caused by a contrast agent. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2010 Sep;105(3):242-3. No abstract available.

Rothenberg ME, Spergel JM, Sherrill JD, Annaiah K, Martin LJ, Cianferoni A, Gober L, Kim C, Glessner J, Frackelton E, Thomas K, Blanchard C, Liacouras C, Verma R, Aceves S, Collins MH, Brown-Whitehorn T, Putnam PE, Franciosi JP, Chiavacci RM, Grant SF, Abonia JP, Sleiman PM, Hakonarson H. Common variants at 5q22 associate with pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis. Nat Genet. 2010 Apr;42(4):289-91. Epub 2010 Mar 7.


Cianferoni A, Spergel JM. Food allergy: review, classification and diagnosis. Allergol Int. 2009 Dec;58(4):457-66. Epub 2009 Oct 25. Review.


Cianferoni A, Schneider L, Schantz PM, Brown D, Fox LM. Visceral larva migrans associated with earthworm ingestion: clinical evolution in an adolescent patient. Pediatrics. 2006 Feb;117(2):e336-9.



Brown-Whitehorn T, Cianferoni A, editors. Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis (FPIES): Diagnosis and Management. Basel, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing; 2019.



Vierucci A, Cianferoni A: Cough in children (trans: Cough in children) and Gentili 2005, Pisa, Italy


Cianferoni A, Vierucci A. Cough in children (trans. Cough in children) Chapter 13 in  Allergy Pediatrica- A. Vierucci Medical and Selecta. 2003


Nov. E., A. Cianferoni, Vierucci A. Specific immunotherapy in the treatment of respiratory allergies (trans: Specific immunotherapy for respiratory diseases treatment) 1998 Pisa:Chapter 3;pp353-358


E. November, Cianferoni A. Anaphylaxis (trans: Anaphylaxis). Chapter 20: "Pediatric Emergencies" (trans: Pediatric Critical Care) A. Sarti-P. Busoni Editor, and Pacini. Ospaedaletto (Pi), 1997: pp299-304