About the Doctor

Dr. Sakina 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. (Click here to see a list of articles in which Dr. Bajowala has been quoted.) She is the author of a popular allergy blog: "Achoo!- Adventures of an Allergist Mommy.", a best-selling book about food allergen desensitization, and a new children's book about food allergy treatment.

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.

Learn more about Dr. Bajowala at www.sakinabajowala.com

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
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Illinois Society of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Hospital Affiliations
Sherman Hospital - Elgin, IL

Medical Advisory Board Member