Alexandra A. Horwitz, MD

Alexandra A. Horwitz, MD
Penn State Health Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
500 University Dr
Hershey, PA 17033
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  • Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Asthma
  • Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID)
  • DiGeorge syndrome
  • Eczema
  • Food Allergy
  • Granulomatous disease
  • Hives
  • Hyper IgE syndrome
  • Hyper IgM syndrome
  • Immune deficiencies
  • Innate immune defects
  • Medication and drug allergies
  • Phagocyte disorders
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)
  • Stinging insect allergy
  • Transient hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy
  • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome

Alexandra Horwitz, MD, received her undergraduate degree in biology from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., and completed medical school at Temple University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. She completed her internal medicine-pediatric residency at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Horwitz then completed her fellowship in allergy and immunology at the AI duPont Children’s Hospital/Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. She worked as an allergy-immunology physician in a private practice in State College, Pa., before joining the faculty at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She is currently assistant professor of pediatrics and medicine. Dr. Horwitz is a fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, as well as a member of the Pennsylvania Allergy and Asthma Association.

Fellowship, Allergy & Immunology
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Pennsylvania) - 2008

Residency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center - 2005

Internship, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
University of Maryland Medical System (Baltimore) - 2002

MD,
Temple University School of Medicine (Pennsylvania) - 2001

  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Food allergy
  • Medical student, resident, and fellow education and curriculum development
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
  • Course Director, Cardiorespiratory Scientific Principles of Medicine, Host Defence Host Response and Problem Based learning blocks
  • Quality Officer, Division of Pediatric Allergy Immunology
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis and anxiety in children

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