David R. Stukus, MD

David Stukus

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Biography

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.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/01/2011

Board Certifications
  • Allergy & Immunology
Fellowship Cleveland Clinic Date Completed: 06/30/2008
Residency Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2006
Medical School University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Date Completed: 05/25/2002
Contact Information
Pediatrics
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Blog

Reading Labels for Food Allergen Avoidance

Reading labels can be tricky and ingredient lists can change suddenly without warning.

Dr. Stukus shares why it's recommended that people with food allergies read all labels prior to eating products: including those they have safely eaten before.