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About Tukisa D. Smith, MD

Tukisa Smith, MD, is a board-certified allergy and immunology specialist who treats patients with asthma, angioedema (including hereditary angioedema), cough, food and medication sensitivity, immunodeficiency, hay fever, sinus disorders and hives.

As an assistant professor in the UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Smith trains medical students, residents and fellows. She also conducts clinical and basic science research and speaks at professional conferences on angioedema, drug allergy and primary immunodeficiency. Her work has been published in many peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Smith completed a clinical fellowship in allergy and immunology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, N.Y. She completed her residency in internal medicine at State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate in Brooklyn and earned her medical degree with distinction in research at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. She is board certified in allergy and immunology as well as internal medicine.

Dr. Smith received a KL2 Mentored Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI), the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS), the Clinical Immunology Society (CIS), European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID), and the World Allergy Organization (WAO).

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Residency

  • SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY

Fellowship

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2020-03-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Asthma
  • Angioedema
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Allergies
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Hives (Urticaria)
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Hereditary Angioedema
  • Drug Allergy and Hypersensitivity
  • Primary Immunodeficiency
  • Nose and Sinus Disorders
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted