Dr. Efren Rael

Allergy and Immunology
San Francisco, CA
18 years experience male

Locations

CPMC/Stanford LPCH

San Francisco, CA

Address

3700 Sacramento Street, Suite B555, San Francisco, CA
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross of California

About

Bio

Dr. Rael is double board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology . He is on faculty in Allergy/Immunology at Stanford after 5 years on faculty at Penn State in Allergy/Immunology. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine, completed internship at UCLA, medicine residency at Lahey Clinic, and fellowship at the University of South Florida under 2 prior presidents of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology.

Specialties
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Allergy and Immunology

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Efren Rael
18 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Immune cells: Natural killer cells are immune effector cells that are efficient in killing virus infected cells. They can be divided into 2 sets: CD56bright (produ ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Efren Rael
18 years experience Allergy and Immunology
2 is better: Anaphylaxis treatment can be unpredictable and sometimes requires 2 doses or more of epi. Hence, if the 1st dose isn't successful at reversing anaph ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Efren Rael
18 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Yes, if allergies are triggering the post nasal drip. No if gastroesophageal reflux is triggering the post nasal drip.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

LAHEY CLINIC HOSPITAL

Awards

Scientific Research Travel Scholarship, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI)

Affiliations

Stanford University Hospital & Clinics, Palo Alto, CA
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