Family Medicine & Medical Science Research

Family Medicine & Medical Science Research
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Frederick M Schaffer

Frederick M Schaffer

Frederick M Schaffer Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medical University of South Carolina United Allergy Services, USA

Fredrick M. Schaffer, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer of United Allergy Services. Dr. Schaffer is board certified in Allergy/Immunology and in Pediatrics. He received a bachelor’s degree in Physics from the City College of New York and a master’s degree in Nutritional Biochemistry from Columbia University-College of Physicians and Surgeons. He then graduated from medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical College. Dr. Schaffer completed his residency at Einstein University Hospital from 1981 to 1984 and then undertook his first fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children/Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Schaffer completed an additional fellowship at The University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Developmental and Clinical Immunology and remained at the University as a Senior Research Associate. Dr. Schaffer was also an Assistant Professor of Allergy/Immunologist/Pediatric Rheumatology at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and later in a private allergy practice from 1991 to 2002. In 2002, he joined the Medical University of South Carolina Pediatrics Department as Associate Professor of Allergy/Immunology and Pulmonary medicine. Currently in private practice, Dr. Schaffer is a fellow at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; the American Immunology Association; and the Clinical Immunology Society. He is board certified by The American Board of Allergy/Immunology and was previously board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Schaffer has participated in more than 50 clinical trials, is widely published, has received numerous awards and is an active symposium speaker.
Research Interest

Systemic reaction; Aero allergen; Skin puncture testing; Primary care

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