Pediatric Food Allergy: UChicago Medicine FACET

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Exceptional Food Allergy Care for Children

The UChicago Food Allergy Care, Education and Translational Research (FACET) Center provides comprehensive food allergy care for infants, children and teens by supporting both innovative clinical care and state-of-the-art research.


Food allergy is an epidemic that grows larger each year in the US and can be a source of constant anxiety for pediatric patients and their families. The UChicago FACET Center is leading the way in addressing this crisis.

We are the only institution in the Midwest pursuing research and conducting trials to improve diagnostics and revolutionize treatment for food allergies.

Thanks to support from our clinical care and research programs, our pediatric allergy experts are able to:

  • Apply state-of-the-art diagnostics
  • Discover novel diagnostics
  • Implement innovative therapies
  • Trial experimental therapies

Why Choose Us for Pediatric Food Allergy?

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To speak to someone directly, please call 1-773-702-6169. If you have symptoms of an urgent nature, please call your doctor or go to the emergency room immediately.

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32 million Americans suffer from food allergies. These can range from mild annoyances to dangerous conditions. Learn more about UChicago's innovate Food Allergy Care, Education, and Translational Research Center or FACET.

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