Pierre Sakali, M.D.

allergyPierre Sakali is a Board-Certified medical allergist and has been practicing allergy, asthma and immunology for over seven years. He truly cares about the well-being of his patients as evidenced  by his sincere joy when he’s able to help someone.

Medical Training and Education in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

  • Pediatric and Adult Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology Fellowship: Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Internal Medicine residency at  St. John Hospital & Medical Center: Detroit, Michigan
  • Doctor of Medicine Diploma: University of Tichreen (1999)

Certifications

  • American Board Of Allergy and Immunology ABAI (2007)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine ABIM (2005)

Publications Does parasitic infection protect against allergy? Dr. Pierre Sakali, Ricardo U. Sorensen. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2006; 82(4):241-2.

Abstracts for Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

  • Adiposity May Enhance Pulmonary Dysfunction in Obese Asthmatic Adolescents. Annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, San Diego, CA, 2007.
  • Asthma, Obesity, and the effect on airway inflammation. Annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, San Diego, CA, 2007.
  • The Effect of Eradication of Occult Helicobacter Pylori Infection on Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria. American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, Philadelphia, PA, 2006.
  • Cardiac complications during L-asparaginase desensitization. Annual meeting of the American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, Anaheim, CA, 2005.
  • Do patients know why they are not being treated for hepatitis C? Annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, San Francisco, CA, 2005
  • Amyloidosis presenting as Orthostatic Hypotension. Michigan Chapter associate Meeting of ACP-ASIM.
  • Stevens – Johnson syndrome (SJS) secondary to vancomycin therapy in a patient with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). Michigan Chapter associate Meeting of ACP-ASIM.

Membership in Medical Associations for Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

  • Member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
  • Member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
  • Member of Arizona Allergy and Asthma Society
  • Member of Tucson Allergy Society
  • Pima county Medical society
  • Anaphylaxis Community Experts (ACE)

Recognition

  • Clinical Assistant Professor at the Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona.
  • Current President of Tucson Allergy Society.

Honors and Awards
Award from the Department of Internal Medicine for outstanding resident research in 2005, at St. John’s Hospital.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Musical instruments
  • Composing
  • Listening to music
  • Traveling
  • Playing  soccer