Dareen Siri, MD FAAAAI FACAAI

Midwest Allergy Sinus Asthma, SC

Dareen D. Siri, M.D.

Dareen D. Siri, M.D., FAAAAI, FACAAI

Pediatric and Adult Allergy Asthma & Immunology
Internal Medicine

Medical School

University of California School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA

Residency

Internal Medicine, Brown University-Rhode Island & Miriam Hospitals, Providence, RI

Fellowship

Allergy & Immunology, University of South Florida-All Childrens Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL

Certification

Diplomate, American Board of Allergy & Immunology
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Fellow, American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology
Fellow, American College of Allergy Asthma & Immunology

 

Central Illinois has been Dr. Siri and her family’s home for nearly nine years, where she served at Department Chair at the Springfield Clinic in Springfield, IL, from 2005 to 2013.  She grew up in Southern California, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree at Columbia University in New York, completed her medical degree at the University of California San Diego, and trained in General Internal Medicine for internship and residency at Brown University in Rhode Island.  Dr. Siri achieved her advanced subspecialty fellowship in the Department of Allergy Immunology and Rheumatology at the University of South Florida and All Children’s Hospital in Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida. Dr. Siri strongly believes in community involvement.  She is currently the president of the Sangamon County Medical Society and has precepted SIU medical students and residents in her clinic.  She is passionate about increasing awareness of food allergies and anaphylaxis, is an ACAAI/AANMA Anaphylaxis Community Educator, helped to implement epinephrine availability for children at risk for anaphylaxis in Springfield District 186 public schools, and assisted in organizing the Springfield Allergy and Anaphylaxis support group, as well as Springfield’s first Food Allergy Research Education (FARE) walk for awareness in 2013.  Dr. Siri has several publications and has presented in national meetings.  She received an ACAAI Clemens von Pirquet award for her research in innate immunity and was profiled in 2012 by the Springfield Business Journal’s notable 40 under 40. Born in Laos, Dr. Siri and her family came to the United States when she was two years old and is a naturalized US Citizen.  She knew from an early age that medicine was her calling and enjoys treating patients from birth to advanced ages.  She has traveled widely, including work during medical training in Thailand, the Canary Islands, and a mission hospital in Kenya.  Dr. Siri feels that her experiences abroad contribute to her ability to empathize with patients from different backgrounds and assist her in customizing t treatment plan for each individual patient.  On a personal level, she is dedicated to her family when she away from work and attributes her enjoyment of savory cuisine and cooking to her mixed Thai, Laotian, and Vietnamese heritage.

Advanced Evaluation and Treatment of:

Allergy
Allergy desensitization (Allergy shots)
Allergic rhinitis
Allergic conjunctivitis
Alpha-one Anti-trypsin deficiency
Anaphylaxis
Asthma
Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema
Chronic sinusitis
Chronic cough
Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD) / Emphysema
Contact Dermatitis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Food Allergy / Intolerance
Hives (Urticaria) and Swelling (Angioedema)
Immunodeficiency Hypogammaglobulinemia
Medication (Antibiotics, aspirin, etc.) allergy
Other respiratory diseases
Other skin conditions (Psoriasis)
Pollen, Mold, Dust Mite and Pet allergy
Recurrent infection
Sports and Work Related Asthma
Severe or steroid-dependent asthma
Sinusitis
Vocal Cord Dysfunction Syndrome

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