Dr. Neetu Dhawan, Allergist and Immunologist

Dr. Neetu Dhawan
Dr. Neetu Dhawan, Allergist and Immunologist

Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Board Certifications:
Allergist and Immunologist

Dr. Neetu Dhawan is a board certified allergist and immunologist, who sees both adult and pediatric patients. Dr. Dhawan moved to South Florida at the age of 8 and was the valedictorian of the international baccalaureate high school program, a nationally recognized magnet program.   She ventured off to the windy city for her undergraduate degree, where she graduated with honors in biology with sub specialization in Neuroscience at the University of Chicago.  Before entering medical school, she worked as a clinical researcher at her alma mater, and had the opportunity to publish in nationally renowned journals.  She then returned to the sunshine state for her medical training at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in 2012 and won the Gold Humanitarian award. At NSU, she had the opportunity to participate in medical mission trips.  She completed her training in Internal Medicine at the University of South Florida and fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Tulane University in New Orleans.  

At home, Dr. Dhawan enjoys spending time with her family.  She enjoys baking and doing arts and crafts with her kids.  As one who appreciates a vast variety of multiple cultures, she enjoys traveling and getting a taste of a unique experience that the world has to offer.  

Dr. Dhawan is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the Pennsylvania Allergy and Asthma Association and Pennsylvania Medical Association.

In addition to the core treatment protocols in allergy, asthma, and immunology, her training and years of practice has prepared her to comfortably perform food challenges, hospital based drug desensitization and incremental challenges, methacholine challenges, as well as treat systemic reactions which may result from these challenges for all types of patients, both pediatric and adult.    She treats patients with wide spectrum of medical needs, including allergic asthma, eczema, immunodeficiency, urticaria/angioedema, rhinitis, animal allergies, food allergy, insect allergy and drug allergies  In addition, she is extremely understanding and aware of the emotional components of patients during procedures.  The main facet as a physician she finds most exciting is being the champion who improves the quality of life for her patients.  

Dr. Dhawan is a compassionate practitioner, who believes in educating her patients about their health for long and short-term benefits. She explores many options and customizes all treatment methods for each patient.