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The Division of Allergy & Immunology at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) is one of the nation’s most comprehensive programs dedicated to treating children and adults suffering from a broad range of allergic and immunologic conditions, such as food and drug allergies; skin allergies; rashes; hives, autoimmune disorders as well as HIV.

We have a longstanding tradition of treating both children and adults suffering from a broad spectrum of allergic and immunologic conditions. As one of the nation’s largest immunology centers, we have the rare privilege to treat immunodeficiencies and autoimmune diseases. 

Take a look around the site to learn more about the Division of Allergy & Immunology at CHAM and learn why the work we do here has long been a source of help and hope for generations of parents in the region and around the world.


Arye Rubinstein, MD

Our team explores novel treatments for immune deficiency disorders, including congenital immunodeficiencies, HIV, autoimmune disorders in immune deficient patients, food and drug allergies and atopic skin disorders.

Arye Rubinstein, MD

Chief, Division of Allergy & Immunology
Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Allergy & Immunology)
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology


The Division of Allergy & Immunology at CHAM treats pediatric patients across the entire lifespan—from birth through adulthood—in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  Services provided include a range of diagnostics and treatments, for pediatric and adult immunodeficiencies that include:  

  • Primary immunodeficiency and acquired immunodeficiency 
  • Asthma
  • Seasonal/environmental allergies (allergic rhinitis; atopic dermatitis; urticaria (hives); allergic swelling; anaphylaxis
  • Food allergies
  • Insect sting allergies
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Hypersensitivity diseases

Our programs are uniquely designed to complement the care that your child receives from physicians with the Division of Allergy & Immunology. We apply a multidisciplinary approach to care by partnering with programs and centers, such as our:




Since its founding in 1978, the Division of Allergy & Immunology fellowship program has been continuously certified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. More than 100 fellows have graduated from our program and had in the past 27 years a 100% passing rate in National Board Exams.

Graduates of the program serve in academic positions and in clinical activities associated with major medical centers throughout the country. Several faculty members in the Division are former graduates of the training program or of the National Institutes of Health.


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The Division of Allergy and Immunology at CHAM seeks to understand the mechanisms and therapies for congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies including AIDS, as well as associated autoimmune disorders and infectious diseases. Among the disorders and diseases our researchers are studying are congenital immunodeficiences in both pediatric and adult patients, HIV, hereditary and acquired angioedema, long-term immune complications of infections such as Mycoplasma and Lyme disease.

Division Chief, Dr. Arye Rubinstein designs and participates in clinical trials including enzyme replacement therapies for genetic immune deficiencies, monoclonal antibody therapies, intravenous gamma globulin, and other immunomodulatory therapeutics. His research also encompasses allergic disorders, asthma, food and drug allergies.

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