David R. Stukus, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

David R. Stukus, MD

David R. Stukus, MD

Contact Information

Infectious Disease
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4404
FX: (614) 722-4423

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Dr. David Stukus is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Section of Allergy/Immunology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. In addition to his interest in caring for families with asthma, food allergies and other allergic conditions, he also serves as the Director of the Hospital’s Complex Asthma Clinic. His clinical and research interests focus on asthma and food allergies, especially improving education and adherence for patients and families. As part of his research, Dr. Stukus has created novel technology and educational tools using mobile health apps to improve the care of patients, for which he was recognized with the Nationwide Children's Hospital Department of Pediatrics Junior Faculty Award for Innovation in November 2013. Dr. Stukus has been an active member of the medical advisory team for Kids with Food Allergies since 2009 and was elected to the Board of Directors for the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America in 2014. Dr. Stukus actively participates in social media on twitter through @AllergyKidsDoc. Dr. Stukus obtained his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and his fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. He is Board Certified in Allergy/Immunology and Pediatrics.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 05/25/2002


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2006


  • Cleveland Clinic
    Date Completed: 06/30/2008


  • Pediatrics


  • Allergy & Immunology


  • Allergy & Immunology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 07/01/2011


  • Green T, MacGinnitie A, Nash D, Stukus D. 2012. Allergy and Immunology. In Atlas of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis: 6th Edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier.
  • Farooqui,N; Stukus,D. 2012. Survey of Asthma Management and Referral Preferences by Primary Care Pediatricians at a Pediatric Training Hospital.  JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 129, no. 2. (February): AB66-AB66.
  • Silvers,S,K; Xu,M; Stukus,D,R; Lang,D,M. 2011. Recent Trends in Asthma Mortality in Ohio and Cuyahoga County: African Americans and Residents of Poverty Areas Remain Disproportionately Burdened.  JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 127, no. 2. (February): AB116-AB116.
  • Green T, MacGinnitie A, Nash D, Stukus D. 2011. Atlas of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis:. In Allergy and Immunology
  • Nguyen,C; Stukus,D. 2010. Correlation Between Degree Of Eosinophilia On Esophageal Biopsy And Number Of Positive Skin Prick Tests To Foods In Patients With Eosinophilic Esophagitis.  JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 125, no. 2. (February): AB160-AB160.
  • Stukus,D,R; Lang,D,M. 2008. A restrospective evaluation of outcomes in asthmatic patients receiving omalizumab, including patients with IgE levels > 700 IU/L.  JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 121, no. 2. (February): S40-S41.
  • Stukus,D; Radojicic,C. 2008. Analysis of adherence to immunotherapy.  ANNALS OF ALLERGY ASTHMA & IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 100, no. 1. (January): A40-A40.
  • Stukus D, Lang D, Rose M. 2007. Approach to the Patient with Recurrent Infections. In Empiric. Edited by Burdette SD, Yu VL. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: E Sun Technologies.
  • Stukus,D,R; Nock,N; Lang,D,M. 2007. Patterns of asthma mortality in Ohio: 1999-2003 compared with 1990-98.  JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 119, no. 1. (January): S75-S75.
  • Stukus D, Lang D, Rose M. 2007. Approach to the patient with recurrent infections. In Empiric Therapy Eds
  • Pigula FA, Gandhi SK, Ristich J, Stukus D, McCurry K, Webber SA, Keenan R, Griffith BP, Kormos R. 2001. Cardiopulmonary transplantation for congenital heart disease in the adult. In J. Heart Lung Transplant
  • Pigula,F,A; Gandhi,S,K; Ristich,J; Stukus,D; McCurry,K; Webber,A; Keenan,R; Griffith,B,P; Kormos,R. 2001. Cardiopulmonary transplantation for congenital heart disease in the adult.  JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION. Vol. 20, no. 3. (March): 297-303.
  • Gammie JS, Stukus DR, Pham SM, Hattler BG, McGrath MF, McCurry KR, Griffith BP, Keenan RJ. 1999. Effect of ischemic time on survival in clinical lung transplantation. In Ann Thoracic Surg
  • Gammie,J,S; Stukus,D,R; Hattler,B,G; McGrath,M,F; McCurry,K,R; Griffith,B,P; Keenan,R,J. 1999. Effect of ischemic time on survival in clinical lung transplantation.  ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY. Vol. 68, no. 6. (December): 2015-2019.
  • Stukus D. Serum Sickness. In Succinct Pediatrics. Edited by Feld L, Mahan J.
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