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About Us

Welcome to Princeton Allergy and Asthma Associates.

From research to prevention, education to the latest treatment options, our physicians at Princeton Allergy & Asthma Associates help patients of all ages breathe easier and feel better season after season. It's among the many reasons Princeton Allergy & Asthma Associates has earned the distinction of being the area's premier allergy and asthma group. Our physicians are listed in Castle Connolly's Top Docs as well as NJ Top Docs.

Patients First

At Princeton Allergy & Asthma Associates, we pride ourselves on taking the time to get to know our patients and working with them to understand their lifestyles and the environments in which they live and work. This enables us to provide more informed diagnoses, better identify potential allergens or asthma triggers, and develop the most effective treatment and management plans.
We also work with most insurance and managed care companies, making it easy for patients requiring referrals.

Empowered by Knowledge

Our staff places special emphasis on patient education. We help our patients understand how they can better manage their own care -- whether by making more informed choices, using asthma devices correctly or by learning to avoid or eliminate triggers and allergens that cause symptoms. We also take the time to explain things to our patients on a personal level, giving them a high level of comfort and confidence.

Peer Respect

Our physicians at Princeton Allergy & Asthma Associates are well respected among peers and primary care physicians alike because of their professionalism, responsiveness and practice of evidence-based medicine -- which means delivering the highest levels of patient care based on the most current medical literature and international consensus. It's no surprise that the children of most of the area's physicians who require allergy and asthma care are referred to us. Our physicians also make themselves readily available to referring physicians. They will gladly consult on specific cases or answer questions as needed.

Our Team

Julie Caucino, D.O.
 

Julie Caucino, D.O.

Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Education:

  • Fellowship in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Albert Einstein College of Medicine in NYC
  • Residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center of New Jersey
  • Awarded Intern of the year. Awarded Resident of the year.
  • D.O. Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine -Sigma Sigma Phi Scholar
  • B.S. Of Pharmacy, St. Johns University-College of pharmacy-Rho-Chi Honor Society-Cum laude

Professional Certifications and Licensure:

  • Diplomate American Board of Allergy & Immunology 1994, Re-certification 2003, 2013
  • Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine 1991 Re-certification 2001
  • Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners
  • DIA Clinical Investigator Certified 5/1/04 -5/1/07
  • ACRP/APPI/CPI Certified 5/22/04 - Present
  • Licensed Pharmacist: New Jersey 1983

Professional Associations:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Fellow, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • New Jersey Allergy Society, President 2005
  • Clinical Research Network, President Elect
  • The Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Dr. Caucino completed her fellowship training in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at Albert Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center in New York City. Following her Fellowship she remained as an associate professor in the department of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and part time in private practice in Princeton New Jersey. After finishing her National Institute of Health obligations she entered a full time position at Princeton Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Initially she was active with the Internal Medicine residents as a clinical instructor. Dr Caucino is currently the associate medical director at Princeton Clinical research where she actively participates in clinical trials involving the newest therapies for asthma and allergy. Dr. Caucino has been a TOP doctor in New York METRO area Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for the many years. Her areas of expertise include comprehensive care in asthma, allergy, sinusitis, contact dermatitis, bee sting allergy, anaphylaxis and drug allergies.

Andrew J. Pedinoff, MD
 

Andrew J. Pedinoff, MD

Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Education:

  • Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Georgetown University Hospital
  • Residency at Georgetown University Hospital
  • M.D., Utesa School of Medicine
  • R.Ph., Temple University School of Pharmacy
  • B.A., Temple University
    

Professional Certification and Licensure:

  • Diplomate American Board of Pediatrics 1989 Re-certified 1998
  • Diplomate American Board of Allergy and Immunology 1994 Re-certified 2003, 2013
  • Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners
  • ACRP/APPI/CPI Certified 5/22/04 Present
  • DIA Clinical Investigator Certified 5/1/04-5/1/07

Professional Associations:

  • Senior Attending Physician University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
  • Allergy Section Chief, Dept of Medicine University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
  • Fellow, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Fellow, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member and Past President, New Jersey Allergy Society
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Medical Society of New Jersey
  • Member, County Medical Society
  • Member DIA (Drug Information Association

Andrew Pedinoff has been practicing allergy and asthma in the Princeton area for over 25 years.  He completed his Allergy and Asthma Fellowship at Georgetown University.  He is board certified and a Fellow of both the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.  He is the Section Chief of Allergy at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. Dr. Pedinoff is also the Medical Director of Princeton Center for Clinical Research. He has conducted clinical research for 30 years and has completed over 750 clinical trials.  He is the author of many published articles in both asthma and allergic rhinitis.  He conducts research to help advance treatment of respiratory disease. Dr Pedinoff has been a TOP doctor in New York METRO area Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for the last 15 years. Dr Pedinoff emphasizes prevention of allergy symptoms through identification of triggers, patient education and the use of preventative medications.

Kristen M. Sikorski, M.D.
 

Kristen M. Sikorski, M.D.

Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Education:

  • Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at University of Rochester - Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Residency in Internal Medicine at UMDNJ – University Hospital
  • M.D., St. George's University School of Medicine
  • M.S., Tulane University Graduate School
  • B.S., Tulane University - Alpha Epsilon Delta Scholar

Professional Certification and Licensure:

  • Diplomate American Board of Allergy & Immunology 2003, Re-certification 2011
  • Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine 2001
  • Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners

Professional Associations:

  • Attending Physician - University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
  • Member, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Member, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Member, American College of Physicians
  • Member and Past President, New Jersey Allergy Society
  • Member, American Contact Dermatitis Society

Dr. Kristen Sikorski completed her fellowship training in Allergy, Asthma & Immunology at Strong Memorial Hospital at the University of Rochester. Following her fellowship she joined Princeton Allergy & Asthma Associates. Dr. Sikorski actively participates in clinical trials involving the newest therapies for asthma and allergy. She treats a spectrum of allergic and immunological conditions including angioedema, urticaria, allergic rhinitis, food allergies and asthma. Dr. Sikorski has a special interest in allergic contact dermatitis. She offers comprehensive Patch Testing and extensive education to patients with this form of skin allergy.

D. Loren Southern, MD
 

D. Loren Southern, MD

Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Education:

  • Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center/Presbyterian (Babies) Hospital
  • Residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center/Presbyterian (Babies) Hospital
  • M.D., Columbia University /College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • B.A., University of Iowa

Professional Certification and Licensure:

  • Diplomate American Board of Pediatrics 1976
  • Board Eligible in Allergy and Immunology
  • Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners
  • DIA Clinical Investigator Certified 5/1/04-5/1/07
  • ACRP/APPI/CPI Certified 5/22/04 – Present

Professional Associations:

  • Senior Attending Physician - University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
  • Fellow, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Fellow, American College of Allergy and Immunology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Past President, New Jersey Allergy Society
  • Member DIA (Drug Information Association)
  • Mercer County Medical Society
  • Medical Society of New Jersey
  • American Medical Society

Dr. Southern is especially interested in the management of asthma in both pediatric and adult patients. Dr Southern actively participates in clinical trials involving the newest therapies for asthma and allergy. He treats a spectrum of allergic and immunological conditions including angioedema, urticaria, allergic rhinitis, food allergies and asthma.

Helen Skolnick, M.D.
 

Helen Skolnick, M.D.

Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Education:

  • Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Residency at New England Medical Center/Boston Floating Hospital
  • M.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School- Alpha Omega Alpha Scholar
  • B.S., Cornell University

Professional Certification and Licensure:

  • Diplomate American Board of Pediatrics 1997
  • Diplomate American Board of Allergy and Immunology 2001 Re-certified 2011
  • Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners

Professional Associations:

  • Attending Physician University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
  • Member, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Member, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics - Founding member of Resident's Committee, Massachusetts Chapter
  • Assistant Clinical Professor - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Member, New Jersey Allergy Society
  • Member, Cornell University Alumni Association
  • Sepracor-American Academy of Asthma Allergy and Immunology Research Award

Dr. Skolnick has been trained to care for a wide array of allergic diseases. After training in pediatrics at New England Medical Center, she attended a pediatric Allergy and Immunology fellowship program at Johns Hopkins Hospital and has been cross-trained in adult allergy and immunology. She treats a spectrum of allergic and immunological conditions including angioedema, urticaria, allergic rhinitis, food allergies and asthma. Dr. Skolnick specializes in food allergy and has conducted research in this field. She regularly conducts food challenges in the Princeton office. Food challenges aid in the diagnosis of food allergy as well as help determine whether a child has "outgrown" his/her food allergy.

Jayanti Rao, M.D.
 

Jayanti Rao, M.D.

Allergy, Asthma and Immunology>

Education:

  • Fellowship in Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy at Brigham and Woman's Hospital
  • Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • M.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ/New Jersey Medical School
  • B.S., The College of New Jersey

Professional Certification and Licensure:

  • Diplomate American Board of Allergy & Immunology 2008
  • Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine 2004
  • Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners

Professional Associations:

  • Attending Physician, University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
  • Member, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Member, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Research Assistant in Allergy and Inflammation Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Member, NJ Allergy Society

Dr. Jayanti Rao is Board Certified in Allergy and Immunology and Internal Medicine. She received her training in Allergy and Immunology at Brigham and Womens Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to her clinical work, her research entailed the cellular mechanisms in the pathophysiology of asthma. She is well versed in a wide array of allergic and immunological conditions, such as angioedema, urticaria, respiratory and food allergies, and asthma.

Shaili N. Shah, M.D.
 

Shaili N. Shah, M.D.

Education:

  • Fellowship in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Residency in Internal Medicine at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M.D., New York Medical College
  • B.A., New York University

Professional Certifications and Licensure:

  • Diplomate American Board of Allergy & Immunology, 2015
  • Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine, 2013

Professional Associations:

  • Member, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Member, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Member, American Medical Association

Dr. Shah completed her fellowship training in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. Following fellowship, she remained as an assistant professor in the department of Allergy and Immunology seeing patients in the outpatient clinic and inpatient consult service, as well as participating in the teaching of students, residents and fellows. In 2016, Dr. Shah returned to New Jersey to join Princeton Allergy and Asthma Associates. Dr. Shah is well versed in a wide array of adult and pediatric allergic and immunological conditions, including asthma, allergic rhinitis, acute and chronic sinusitis, food allergies, immune deficiency, urticarial, and angioedema.

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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
ACRP
Mercer County Medical Society
Medical Society of NJ
American Contact Dermatitis