Sherwin A Gillman, MD
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725 West La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 633-6363
fax: (714) 633-0178
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Physician / Researcher BioMember of the St. Joseph Hospital Nasal and Sinus Center, Dr. Gillman specializes in the treatment and management of childhood asthma and allergies. He is board certified in pediatrics and in allergy, asthma and immunology. He has expertise in caring for food and bee sensitivities and in minimizing the impact of allergies on school performance. Additionally, he serves as medical director of the annual summer camp for asthmatic children sponsored by the American Lung Association. Dr. Gillman received his fellowship training at LA County/USC Medical Center in Los Angeles and completed his medical training, internship and residency through the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago.
Dr. Gillman’s clinical interests include all allergic disorders, especially those that are gastrointestinal or of the epidermis or have to do with foods or insects. He is also very interested in the development of new drugs and therapies that can help treat those with allergies. He is dedicated to developing better standard therapies for pediatric patients.
University of Illinois R&E Hospital, Chicago, IL
ResearchSince 1972, Dr. Gillman has been involved in approximately 80 asthma research projects and more than 20 studies relating to allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, urticaria, and atopic dermatitis. Dr. Gillman is actively involved as principal investigator and sub-investigator in the evaluation of safety and efficacy of both adult and pediatric asthma and allergy medication for pharmaceutical companies. He is currently collaborating with his colleagues in CHOC’s allergy, asthma, and immunology division and physicians in the gastroenterology division on a study of anti–interleukin-5 in the treatment of children with eosinophile esophagitis. He is also collaborating with his allergy, asthma, and immunology division colleagues to test anti–interleukin-5 on asthma patients and the drug Xolair.
During his career, Dr. Gillman has been published in journals including the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Clinical Chemistry, the Journal of Pediatrics, the Annals of Allergy, Clinical Pediatrics, and the Allergy and Asthma Proceedings. He has presented lectures on allergic rhinitis internationally and his abstracts have been included numerous domestic conferences.
- Medical School
University of Illinois Medical School, Chicago, IL
University of Illinois R&E Hospital, Chicago, IL
- Post Graduate Training
LA County USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
- Allergy and Immunology
Honors and Awards
- Orange County Medical Association’s Physicians of Excellence 2010-2012
Recent Advances in Allergic Diseases
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Gillman, S, Gillard, M, and Benedetti, MS. The concept of receptor occupancy to predict clinical efficacy: A comparison of second generation H1 antihistamines. Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, Volume 30, Number 4, July-August 2009, pp 366-376.
Meltzer, Eli O; Gillman, Sherwin A. Efficacy of fexofenadine versus desloratadine in suppressing histamine-induced wheal and flare. Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, Volume 28, Number 1, January-February 2007, pp. 67-73(7).
Gillman, S., MD, Blatter, M., MD, Condemi, J., MD, Collins, M., MD, Olufade, A., PharmD, Leidy, N., PhD, Chapman, D., MS, Kramer, B., MD: The Health-Related Quality of Life Effects of Once-Daily Cetirizine HCL Syrup in Children with Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Clinical Pediatrics, 2002; 41:687-696.
Gillman, S., MD, Anolik, R., MD, Schenkel, E., MD, Newman, K., MD: One-Year Trial on Safety and Normal Linear Growth with Flunisolide HFA in Children with Asthma. Clinical Pediatrics, 2002; 41:333-340.
Galant, S., MD, Berger, W., MD, Gillman, S., MD, et al: Prevalence of Sensitization to Aeroallergens in California Patients with Respiratory Allergy. Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, 1998: 81:203-210.
Ellis, M., Haydik, I., Gillman, S., Cummins, L. and Cairo, M.: Immediate Adverse Reactions to Acetaminophen in Children: Evaluation of Histamine Release and Spirometry Following Acetaminophen. Journal of Pediatrics, 1989: 114:654-656.
Hoffman, D.R., Ph.D., Kozak, P.P., Jr., MD, Cummins, L. H., MD, Gillman, S.A., MD and Gallup, J.A., BA: Isolation of Spore Specific Allergens from Alternaria. Annals of Allergy 46: 316, 1981.
Gillman, Sherwin A., MD, Cummins, Leo H., MD, Kozak, Peter P., Jr., MD and Hoffman, Donald R., Ph.D.: Venom Immunotherapy: Comparison of "RUSH" vs. "Conventional Schedules", Annals of Allergy Vol 45 No. 6, Pgs. 351-354, December 1980.
Kozak, Peter P., Jr., MD, Gallup, Jan, BA, Cummins, Leo H., MD, Gillman, Sherwin A., MD: Factors of Importance in Determining the Prevalence of Indoor Molds. Annals Allergy, 43:88-94, 1979.
Hoffman, Donald R., Ph.D., Cummins, Leo M., MD, Kozak, Peter P., MD, Gillman, Sherwin A., MD: Diagnosis of Honey Bee Venom Allergy, Annals Allergy 40, 411-14, 1978.
Kozak, Peter P. Jr., MD, Cummins, L.H., MD, Gillman, Sherwin A., MD: Administration of Erythromycin to Patients on Theophylline. J. Allergy and Clin. Immunol. 50:2 149 August 1977.
Cummins, Leo H., MD, Kozak, Peter P. Jr., MD, Gillman, Sherwin A., MD: Erthromycin's Effect on Theophylline Blood Level. J. Ped. 59:144, 145, 1977
Galant, Stanley P., MD, Gillman, S.A., MD, Cummins, L.H., MD, Kozak, Peter P., MD and Orcutt, J.J., B.S.: Reliability of Salivary Theophylline as a Guide to Plasma Theophylline Levels.
Orcutt, Jonathan J., Kozak, Peter P. Jr., Gillman, S.A., Cummins, L.H.: Micro-Scale Method for Theophylline in Body Fluids by Reversed - Phase, High Pressure Liquid Chromatography. Clinical Chemistry, 23, 599 (1977).
Haddad, Z.H. and Gillman, S.A.: Disocium cromoglycate and human reagin (IgE) mediated reactions: effect of wheal and flare skin reactions and histamine release from rat mast cells in vitro. Int. Arch. Allergy 45:439 -466 (1973).
Gillman, S.A. and Haddad, Z.H.: Histamine release from rat peritoneal mast cells after passive sensitization with human reaginic serum or E. myeloma protein. J. Allergy & Clin. Immunol. 50:131, 1972.
Gillman, S.A., Korotzer, J.L. and Haddad, Z.H.: Penicillin desensitization: Correlation of Clinical and Immunological Events Using an in Vitro Model. Clin. Allergy 2:63, 1972.
Gillman, S.A. and Haddad, Z.H.: Role of Human IgE antibodies in the in vitro sensitization of a rat mast cells (RMC) as determined by histamine release. J. Allergy & Clin. Immunol. 49:91, 1972.
Samuel S., Gillman S.A., Maurer, H.S. and Rosenthal, I.M.: Hypertension in an Infant with McCune-Albright Syndrome: Report of a case with myeloid metaplasis. J. Ped. p. 275, Vol. 80, 1972.
Haddad, Z.H. and Gillman, S.A.: Workshop on Homocytotropic Antibodies. First International Congress of Immunology. Washington DC, August 3, 1971. Proceedings in Progress in Immunology, Edited by Bernard Amos. Academic Press. New York and London, p. 1301, 1971.
Gillman, S.A. and Schulman, I: Hypoprothrombinemic bleeding with the use of a milk substitute. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Chicago Society of Pediatrics, April 1968.