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Patricia A. Takach, MD, FAAAAI

Patricia A. Takach, MD, FAAAAI Physician

Co-Director of Allergy and Immunology Clinical Programs
Course Director, Elective in Allergy and Immunology
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Takach is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Patricia A. Takach

Recognized by America's Top Docs, 2015, 2016

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2016

Epic Governance Committee Member, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Health Care Hero, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 2014, 2015

The Burton Zweiman Teaching Award, Depart of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine ath the University of Pennsylvania, 2013

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Allergy and Immunology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Allergy and Immunology, 2005

Clinical Expertise:

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
  • Allergies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Asthma
  • Drug Allergy
  • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
  • Food Allergy
  • Hives (Urticaria)
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Rhinitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Allergies

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Residency: University Hospitals of Cleveland
Residency: Hahnemann University Hospital
Fellowship: SUNY at Stony Brook Medical Center

Memberships

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, National American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, National American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, National Clinical Immunology Society, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Takach is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Ganetsky A1, Takach PA2, Lynch DM3, Krause TM4, Teh JS2, Stadtmauer EA5, Castells M3, Weiss BM5.: Melphalan desensitization following immediate hypersensitivity in a patient undergoing conditioning for autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2016 May-Jun;4(3):555-6. 4 (3): 555-556,2016.

Monica Bhagat, MD, Joshua A. Steinberg, MD, Frank Silvestry, MD, Lea Surrey, MD, Andrea J. Apter, MD MA MSc FAAAAI, Patricia A. Takach, MD FAAAAI, Benjamin P. Soule, MD: Suspected Non-Infectious Prosthetic Valve Inflammatory Dehiscence In X-Linked Chronic Granulomatous Disease Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology : 2014.

Patricia Takach: Allergies to Antibiotics, in The Intensive Care Unit Manual, 2nd Edition. Book : 316-323,2014.

Agi CU, Gober MD, Ferenczi K, Takach P, Eagle RC, Rosenbach M.: "A case of adult onset asthma with periocular xanthogranulomas." Archives of Dermatology 147 (10): 1230-1231,2011.

Zemble RM, Takach PA, Levinson AI.: "The Relationship between hypogammaglobulinemia, monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance and humoral Immunodeficiency: a case series." Journal of Clinical Immunology : 2011.

Marks K, Takach P.: "Mycoplasma hominis septic arthritis in an adult with X-linked agammaglobulinemia." Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology : A101,2010.

Apter AJ, Wan F, Chittams J, Adelsberg B, Andrew S, Blaiss M, Columbo M, Davidson A, Detjen P, DeCotiis B, Dvorin D, Ford L, Gawchik S, Gillman S, Grijnsztein M, Gross GN, Hoffman M, Lanz M, Stillerman A, Takach P, Rebbeck T.: "Risk Factors for Adults with a History of Penicillin Allergy." Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 119 (1): S269,2007.

Incaudo GA, Takach P.: "The diagnosis and treatment of allergic rhinitis during pregnancy and lactation." Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America 26 (1): 137-54,2006.

Szema A, Khedkar, Maloney P, Takach P, Nickels M, Patel H, Modugno F, Tso A, Lin D, Chen H.: "Clinical deterioration in pediatric asthmatic patients after September 11, 2001." Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 113 (3): 420-426,2004.

Takach, P, Dattwyler, R and Golightly, M.: "Vasculitis and CD 19 Plasma Cells: Is it a reactive process or a plasma cell dyscrasia?" Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 113 (2): s295,2004.

Academic Contact Info

Section of Allergy and Immunology
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
3737 Market Street, 3rd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2775
Fax: (215) 615-5055
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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