Dr. Chitra Dinakar MD Allergist-Immunologist

Dr. Chitra Dinakar is an allergist-immunologist in Kansas City, Missouri. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics and Children's Mercy South. She received her medical degree from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research and has been in practice for 17 years. She is one of 12 doctors at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics and one of 7 at Children's Mercy South who specialize in Allergy & Immunology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Allergist-Immunologist: General Allergy & Immunology

Education & Medical Training

Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth
Residency, Pediatrics, 1994 - 1996

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 1996 - 1999

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Certified in Allergy & Immunology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

KS State Medical License
Active through 2013

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Office-based exhaled nitric oxide measurement in children 4 years of ageĀ andĀ older.
Hanson, J. R.,De Lurgio, S. A.,Williams, D. D.,Dinakar, C.

Efficacy of a parent-youth teamwork intervention to promote adherence in pediatric asthma.
Duncan, C. L.,Hogan, M. B.,Tien, K. J.,Graves, M. M.,Chorney, J. M.,Zettler, M. D.,Koven, L.,Wilson, N. W.,Dinakar, C.,Portnoy, J.

Interpretation of food specific immunoglobulin E levels in the context of total IgE.
Federly, T. J.,Jones, B. L.,Dai, H.,Dinakar, C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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