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Dr. Gillman has staff privileges at CHOC Orange

Locations:
Orange, CA
Orange, CA
Orange, CA

Specialty:
Allergy/Immunology

Special Interests:
Allergic disorders, especially those that are gastrointestinal or of the epidermis or have to do with foods or insects

Research Focus:
Allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, urticaria, and atopic dermatitis

Published Works:

Sherwin A Gillman, MD

CHOC Children's Specialists
1201 W La Veta Ave
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 633-6363
fax: (714) 633-0178
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Batavia Woods Medical Center
725 W La Veta Ave
Suite 100
Orange, CA 92868
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St Joseph Hospital
100 W Stewart Dr
Orange, CA 92868
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Web Site:
http://www.choc.org/specialists


Administrative Appointments

  • Chair, Allergy and Immunology, CHOC Children's
  • Allergy and Immunology, CHOC Children’s Specialists

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
    Univeristy of California, Irvine

Physician / Researcher Bio

For more than 25 years, Dr. Gillman has been an expert in the field of allergy and immunology. His clinical interests include all allergic disorders, especially those that are gastrointestinal or of the epidermis or have to do with foods or insects. Dr. Gillman specializes in the treatment and management of childhood asthma and allergies, and has expertise in caring for food and bee sensitivities and in minimizing the impact of allergies on school performance.

With a passion for developing better standard therapies for pediatric patients, 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. He 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. Dr. Gillman is 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 collaborating with his allergy, asthma, and immunology division colleagues to test anti–interleukin-5 on asthma patients and the drug Xolair.

A nationally recognized expert in his field, 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.

Dedicated to clinical excellence, Dr. Gillman is board certified in pediatrics and allergy and immunology. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Gillman received his medical degree from University of Illinois Medical School in Chicago. He completed his internship and residency training in pediatrics at University of Illinois R&E Hospital, followed by his fellowship training at LA County/USC Medical Center in Los Angeles.




Education

  • Medical School
    University of Illinois Medical School, Chicago, IL
  • Internship
    University of Illinois R&E Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Residency
    University of Illinois R&E Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Post Graduate Training
    LA County USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Allergy and Immunology
    American Board of Allergy & Immunology

Honors and Awards

  • Orange County Medical Association’s Physicians of Excellence 2010-2012
  • Physician of Excellence
    OCMA, Multiple years

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • American Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • California Society of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • Orange County Society of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • Orange County Medical Association

Research

Since 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.




Published Works

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.

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