Jasmeen Dara, MD, MS

Pediatric allergist and immunologist

Dr. Jasmeen Dara is an allergist and immunologist who cares for pediatric patients undergoing evaluation for immunodeficiencies, stem cell transplantation and various allergic diseases.

Dara earned her medical degree at Tulane University and completed a residency in pediatrics at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. At Montefiore Medical Center, she completed a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases and a fellowship in allergy and immunology. She also has a master's degree in clinical research methods from Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dara belongs to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; Infectious Diseases Society of America; and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.


Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
1975 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 476-2188
Fax: (415) 502-4867

Immunology Center
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-7337

Conditions & Treatments

  • Allergy and Immunology

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Tulane University School of Medicine, MD 2007
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, MS, Clinical Research Methods 2013


St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Pediatrics 2010


Montefiore Medical Center, Pediatric Infectious Diseases 2013
Montefiore Medical Center, Allergy and Immunology 2015

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Farhat L, Dara J, Duberstein S, De A. Secondary Hypogammaglobulinemia After Rituximab for Neuromyelitis Optica: A Case Report. Drug Saf Case Rep. 2018 May 11; 5(1):22.
  2. Beste S, Essajee S, Siberry G, Hannaford A, Dara J, Sugandhi N, Penazzato M. Optimal Antiretroviral Prophylaxis in Infants at High Risk of Acquiring HIV: A Systematic Review. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 Feb; 37(2):169-175.
  3. Dara JS, Hanna DB, Anastos K, Wright R, Herold BC. Low Birth Weight in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Exposed Uninfected Infants in Bronx, New York. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Dec 30.
  4. Mayer EF, Gialanella P, Munjal I, Cunningham-Rundles C, Dara J. Fulminant Sepsis Due to Granulibacter bethesdensis in a 4-Year-Old Boy With X-Linked Chronic Granulomatous Disease. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017 Dec; 36(12):1165-1166.
  5. Beste S, Essajee S, Siberry G, Hannaford A, Dara J, Sugandhi N, Penazzato M. Optimal Anti-Retroviral Prophylaxis in Infants At High-Risk of Acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus: A Systematic Review. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017 Jul 18.
  6. Dara J, Dow A, Cromwell E, Sturdevant CB, Mallewa M, Swanstrom R, Van Rie A, Prasad VR. Multivariable analysis to determine if HIV-1 Tat dicysteine motif is associated with neurodevelopmental delay in HIV-infected children in Malawi. Behav Brain Funct. 2015 Dec 17; 11:38.
  7. Dara JS, Chen L, Levi MH, Kreiswirth BN, Pellett Madan R. Microbiological and Genetic Characterization of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolated From Pediatric Patients. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2014 Mar; 3(1):e10-4.
  8. Dara JS, Kotlar EY, Leekoff ML, Tran XG, McColgan MD, Giardino AP. Resident comfort level after receiving child abuse training: a survey of pediatric chief residents. Child Abuse Negl. 2013 Jul; 37(7):489-91.
  9. Conway DH, Dara J, Bagashev A, Sullivan KE. Myeloid differentiation primary response gene 88 (MyD88) deficiency in a large kindred. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Jul; 126(1):172-5.

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