Gita Ram, MD

Gita Ram, MD

Gita Ram, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Allergy 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: Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Residency

Pediatrics - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Fellowship

Pediatric Allergy and Immunology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Allergy and Immunology
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Wang KY, Lee J, Cianferoni A, Ruffner MA, Dean A, Ram GS, et al. Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome Food Challenges: Experience from a Large Referral Center. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2018 Sep 20. pii: S2213-2198(18)30585-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2018.09.009. [Epub ahead of print]

Capucilli P, Cianferoni A, Fiedler J, Gober L, Pawlowski N, Ram G, Saltzman R, Spergel JM, Heimall J. Differences in egg and milk food challenge outcomes based on tolerance to the baked form. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2018 Nov;121(5):580-587. PubMed PMID 30036581

2016

Hill DA, Grundmeier RW, Ram G, Spergel JM. The epidemiologic characteristics of healthcare provider-diagnosed eczema, asthma, allergic rhinitis, and food allergy in children: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Pediatr. 2016 Aug 20;16:133. PubMed PMID: 27542726.

Ram G, Spergel J, Cianferoni A. Food allergy to uncommonly challenged foods is rare based on oral food challenge. JACI In Practice 2016 Jan-Feb;4(1):156-157.

2015

Ram G, Lee J, Ott M, Brown-Whitehorn T, Cianferoni A, Shuker M, Wang ML, Verma R, Liacouras C, Spergel J. Seasonal exacerbation of esophageal eosinophilia in children with eosinophilic esophagitis and allergic rhinitis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2015: Sep 115(3):224-228.

2014

Privette E, Ram G, Heimall J, Treat J. Cutaneous ulcerations in Ataxia Telangiectasia healed with Intravenous Immune Globulin and topical mometasone 0.1% ointment. Pediatric Dermatology 2014: 31 (6):703-707.

Abstracts

2015

Ram G, Lee J, Ott M, Brown-Whitehorn T, Cianferoni A, Shuker M, Wang ML, Verma R, Liacouras C, Spergel J. Seasonal exacerbation of esophageal eosinophilia in children with eosinophilic esophagitis and allergic rhinitis. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. National Conference, February 2015.

2014

Ram G, Spergel J, Cianferoni A. Food allergy to uncommonly challenged foods is rare based on oral food challenge. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. National Conference, February 2014.

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2012-present, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology

2012-present, American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology

2008-present, American Academy of Pediatrics

2004-present, American Medical Association