Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Melanie M Makhija, MD

Melanie M Makhija, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Allergy and Immunology)

Focus of Work


I have clinical and research interests in food allergy including oral immunotherapy and epicutaneous immunotherapy, eosinophilic esophagitis, asthma and primary immunodeficiency. I am currently a primary and co-investigator on several multi-center national and international food allergy, immunology and asthma clinical trials.


Education and Certification

  • MS: London School of Hygiene, Epidemiology (2001)
  • MD: University of Toronto (2005)
  • Residency: Hospital for Sick Children, Canada, Pediatrics (2008)
  • Fellowship: Hospital for Sick Children, Canada, Immunology (2010)
  • Board Certification: Allergy & Immunology, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 86
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611