Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

James E. Gern, MD

  • Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
James E. Gern, MD


Dr. Gern is board-certified in Allergy and Immunology and Pediatrics. His areas of interest include childhood allergies, asthma, food allergies, and immune deficiency.

Languages spoken
  • English

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Allergy & Immunology
    • Pediatrics
    Medical School
    • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
    • State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Allergy Testing
    • Atopic Dermatitis/Eczema
    • Drug Allergies
    • Food Allergy
    • Immunodeficiency Disorders
    • Immunotherapy
    • Insect Sting Allergy
    • Latex Allergies
    • Patch Testing
    • Preschool Wheezing
    • Pulmonary Function Test
    • Recurrent Sinus Infection
    • Uticaria

    Research and publications

    Dr. Gern leads several NIH-funded studies to define the role of viral infections in the initiation and disease activity of asthma, and to identify interactions between host and viral factors that determine the severity of respiratory illnesses. He is the Principal Investigator for the University of Wisconsin Asthma and Allergic Diseases Clinical Research Center.