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Pediatric Allergy Center


The clinicians at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals’ outpatient Pediatric Allergy Center in Oakland diagnose and treat a variety of allergic disorders while working closely with researchers to bring the latest treatment breakthroughs to our young patients as quickly as possible. Our experienced team is wellversed in the latest food allergies, innovative treatments and cutting-edge immunotherapies. We provide comprehensive, kid-friendly care to infants, children and adolescents, while also educating patients’ families.


  • Allergic rhinitis (including seasonal allergies)
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma (in conjunction with Pulmonology)
  • Atopic dermatitis (in conjunction with Dermatology)
  • Drug allergies
  • Food allergies
  • Hives/urticaria


Our comprehensive services include:

  • Allergy testing for environmental aeroallergens and food
  • Skin prick testing, intradermal testing and graded challenges for drug allergies
  • Management of food allergies
  • Management of atopic dermatitis (a risk factor for food allergies)
  • Management of allergic rhinitis (including seasonal allergies)
  • Management of allergy-related asthma
  • Biologic (antibody) therapies for allergic conditions such as chronic idiopathic urticaria (chronic hives), atopic dermatitis and allergic asthma
  • Immunotherapy: sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) for dust mite and grass pollen allergies; soon to be offered: subcutaneous immunotherapy for environmental aeroallergens (allergy shots)


  • Our recently established outpatient center in Oakland brings worldclass allergy-related care to the East Bay.
  • We have specialized training in providing compassionate, patient-first care for children. Unlike providers who may divide their time between adult and pediatric patients, we treat only children, including infants and toddlers.
  • Patients are supported by nurse navigators throughout their treatment and may be seen by multiple specialists during one visit, ensuring more coordinated care.


  • With locations in the East Bay and San Francisco, it’s easy and convenient for patients and their families to access high-quality asthma and allergy care.
  • Our allergists are 100 percent pediatric-focused.
  • Our clinicians practice evidence-based care in alignment with current treatment guidelines.
  • Our team participates in cutting-edge research studies investigating the rapidly changing field of food allergies.
  • Our ever-expanding menu of immunotherapeutics ensures that your patients have access to the latest treatments.
  • The center accepts most major insurance programs.



  • PHONE(877) 822-4453 (877-UC-CHILD)
  • FAX(510) 985-2202


Morna Dorsey, MD, MMS
Medical Director, Pediatric Immunology and Allergy Center Pediatric immunologist and allergist

Matthew McCulloch, MD
Pediatric immunologist and allergist

Jonathan Witonsky, MD
Pediatric immunologist and allergist

Wong Yu, MD, PhD
Pediatric immunologist and allergist


Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Oakland Outpatient Center
744 52nd St., Fifth Floor
Oakland, CA 94609

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