Dr. Sakina Bajowala

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Dr. Sakina Bajowala,  M.D.

Dr. Bajowala has been practicing in the Fox River Valley since completing her extensive training in allergy and immunology. As an allergy sufferer herself, she has a unique ability to identify with her patients and assist them in developing a comprehensive plan to control their most troublesome symptoms.

Dr. Bajowala has presented at national and state conferences, and has designed research investigating the interplay of allergic and gastrointestinal diseases. An accomplished public speaker, she has been a featured guest on radio and educational lecture programs, as well as interviewed for national publications such as WebMD and Woman’s Day magazine.  She is the author of  popular allergy blogs: “Achoo!- Adventures of an Allergist Mommy” and “The Allergist Mommy.”

Dr. Bajowala is happily married with two young sons. She’s not only your local allergist, but also your neighbor- she lives with her family in Sugar Grove, IL. Her interests include interior & graphic design, exploring diverse cultures through world travel, and vocal performance.

Education
Undergraduate: A.B. – University of Chicago, 1999
Medical: M.D. – Rush Medical College, 2003
Residency: Pediatrics – University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, 2006
Fellowship: Allergy and Immunology – Rush University Medical Center, 2008

Certified to the Highest National Standards by
American Board of Pediatrics, 2006
American Board of Allergy & Immunology, 2008

Medical Society Memberships
Illinois State Medical Society
Kane County Medical Society
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Joint Council on Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Illinois Society of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Hospital Affiliations
Sherman Hospital – Elgin, IL


Contact

Dr. Bajowala
Kaneland Allergy & Asthma Center
1213 Oak St., North Aurora IL 60542
(630) 504-2200
(630) 618-4799 (Fax)
http://www.kanelandallergy.com/
http://www.kanelandallergy.com/services/oral-immunotherapy 
https://www.facebook.com/kanelandallergy
https://www.facebook.com/allergistmommy
https://www.facebook.com/foodallergytreatmentcenter

OIT Details

Doctor Name: Dr. Bajowala
State: Illinois
Allergen: Peanut, Tree nuts, Milk, Egg, Wheat, Soy, Corn, Coconut
Treats single/multi allergens at once: Both options: multi for tree nuts
Offers SLIT for food allergens: Yes

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Dr. Bajowala in the News
As a recognized expert in the field of Allergy and Immunology, Dr. Bajowala is frequently consulted and quoted by health journalists in print, online and radio media.

Allergy & Asthma Network
Flipping the Lid on Food Allergies: Actual versus perceived risk of food allergies
2013
http://www.allergyasthmanetwork.org/flipping-the-lid-food-allergies/

Woman’s Day
The Truth About Pet Allergies
By Sakina S. Bajowala, MD
August 2, 2010 from Woman’s Day September 2010
http://www.womansday.com/Articles/Health-Fitness/Conditions-Diseases/The-Truth-About-Pet-Allergies.html

Daily Herald
High levels of allergens causing many to suffer
By Jamie Sotonoff
September 2, 2010
https://prev.dailyherald.com/story/?id=405361

WebMD
Coping With Spring Allergies
WebMD Feature
By Kathleen Doheny, Reviewed By Brunilda Nazario, MD
December 17, 2010
http://www.webmd.com/allergies/allergy-relief-10/spring-allergies?page=1

WebMD
A Checklist for Seasonal Allergy Sufferers
WebMD Medical Reference
Reviewed By Brunilda Nazario, MD
December 17, 2010
http://www.webmd.com/allergies/allergy-relief-10/seasonal-allergy-checklist

Vocalo.org Radio Program
Allergies
February 28, 2011

Prepared Patient Forum
Inside Health Care: Building Relationships with Patients
By Sarah Jorgenson
March 8, 2011
http://blog.preparedpatientforum.org/blog/2011/03/inside-health-care-building-relationships-with-patients/

Arizona Daily Wildcat
Study says breathe easier – Mild asthma does not need daily treatment
By Michelle Weiss
March 9, 2011
http://media.wildcat.arizona.edu/news/study-says-breathe-easier-1.2084082

Café Mom
Ask the Expert: An allergist answers your questions
March 14, 2011
http://www.cafemom.com/group/110860/forums/read/13596718/Ask_the_Expert_An_allergist_answers_your_question

Woman’s Day
Spring-Clean Allergens Away
By Arricca Elin SanSone
April 4, 2011 from WomansDay.com
http://www.womansday.com/Articles/Home/Cleaning/Spring-Clean-Allergens-Away.html

Life Lift – The Oprah Blog
Are You Allergic to the Holidays?
By Corrie Pikul
December 9, 2011 from Oprah.com
http://www.oprah.com/blogs/Are-You-Allergic-to-the-Holidays

Women’s Health
Workout Motivation: No More Excuses!
By Kristen Dold
from WomensHealthMag.com
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/fitness/motivation-to-workout?page=0

Women’s Health
Pop Quiz: The Best Medicines
By Kristen Dold
from WomensHealthMag.com
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/printwhlist?nid=34186

Chicago Tribune
Chicago Allergy Season Expected to Be Long, Intense
By Ryan Haggerty
March 25, 2012 from ChicagoTribune.com
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-03-25/news/ct-talk-spring-allergies-0325-20120324_1_allergy-season-official-pollen-counts-pollen-levels

Oprah.com
6 Reasons You’re Still Suffering from Allergies
By Corrie Pikul
March 30, 2012 from Oprah.com
http://www.oprah.com/health/Whats-Making-Your-Allergies-Worse-How-to-Find-Allergy-Relief

WeightWatchers.com
Are You Really Allergic? (And Does it Really Matter?)
By Nancy Rones
from WeightWatchers.com
http://www.weightwatchers.com/util/art/index_art.aspx?tabnum=1&art_id=170831&sc=3022

LonelyPlanet.com
Allergies in the Air: Carry-on Pets Meet Allergic Passengers
by Andrew Bender
July 26, 2012 from LonelyPlanet.com
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/usa/travel-tips-and-articles/77400

Woman’s World
Ask America’s Ultimate Experts
Help! I have fall allergies!
by Kristina Mastrocola
September 27, 2012

Huffington Post
Feeling Tired? What Causes Fatigue?
by Corrie Pikul
November 20, 2012 from HuffingtonPost.com
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/20/feeling-tired-what-causes-fatigue-exhaustion_n_2139609.html

Living Without Magazine
Gluten and Allergy Apps
Smart tools make life safer and easier
by Wendy Mondello
January 2013 from GlutenFreeAndMore.com
http://www.glutenfreeandmore.com/issues/4_23/Gluten-Allergy-and-Apps-3096-1.html?page=6&zkPrintable=1&nopagination=1

Kane County Chronicle
Local schools accommodate, adapt to allergies
February 12, 2013 from kcchronicle.com
http://www.kcchronicle.com/2013/02/08/local-schools-accommodate-adapt-to-allergies/afk2wkh/?__xsl=/print.xsl

Woman’s Day
4 Surprising Asthma Triggers
March 2013 from WomansDay.com
http://www.womansday.com/health-fitness/conditions-diseases/asthma-triggers?click=main_sr#slide-1

Family Circle
Health Advice from Doctor Moms
by Arricca SanSone
http://www.familycircle.com/health/concerns/health-advice-from-doctor-moms/#page=4

The Knot
How do I allergy-proof my outdoor wedding?
http://wedding.theknot.com/wedding-questions/wedding-planning-advice/qa/guests-with-allergies-at-wedding.aspx

Business Insider
9 Hacks That Will Help You Survive Spring Allergy Season
by Lauren Friedman
April 21, 2014 from BusinessInsider.com
http://www.businessinsider.com/tips-for-spring-allergies-2014-4

Reuters
As You Sniffle, Take a Hard Look at Your Allergy Costs
by Beth Pinsker
April 23, 2014 from Reuters.com
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/23/us-allergies-costs-idUSBREA3M1S020140423

Kane Country Chronicle
High pollen counts expected this year
by Charles Menchaca
May 10, 2014 from kcchronicle.com
http://www.kcchronicle.com/2014/05/10/high-pollen-counts-expected-this-year/agnjnf8/

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