Dr. Jacqueline Ann Pongracic MD Allergist-Immunologist

Dr. Jacqueline Pongracic is an allergist-immunologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Pongracic accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 24 doctors at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and one of 29 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Allergy & Immunology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Allergist-Immunologist: Pediatric Asthma & Allergic Conditions

Education & Medical Training

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985–1988

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 1988–1991

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Certified in Allergy & Immunology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Fellow (FAAAAI), American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

Publications & Presentations

Development of cockroach immunotherapy by the Inner-City Asthma Consortium.
Wood, R. A.,Togias, A.,Wildfire, J.,Visness, C. M.,Matsui, E. C.,Gruchalla, R.,Hershey, G.,Liu, A. H.,O'Connor, G. T.,Pongracic, J. A.,Zoratti, E.,Little, F.,Granada, M.,Kennedy, S.,Durham, S. R.,Shamji, M. H.,Busse, W. W.

Longitudinal trajectory of vitamin D status from birth to early childhood in the development of food sensitization.
Liu, X.,Arguelles, L.,Zhou, Y.,Wang, G.,Chen, Q.,Tsai, H. J.,Hong, X.,Liu, R.,Price, H. E.,Pearson, C.,Apollon, S.,Cruz, N.,Schleimer, R.,Langman, C. B.,Pongracic, J. A.,Wang, X.

Lack of a relation between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and asthma in adolescents.
Gergen, P. J.,Teach, S. J.,Mitchell, H. E.,Freishtat, R. F.,Calatroni, A.,Matsui, E.,Kattan, M.,Bloomberg, G. R.,Liu, A. H.,Kercsmar, C.,O'Connor, G.,Pongracic, J.,Rivera-Sanchez, Y.,Morgan, W. J.,Sorkness, C. A.,Binkley, N.,Busse, W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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