Dr. Kimberly A Risma MD Allergist-Immunologist

Dr. Kimberly Risma is an allergist-immunologist in Cincinnati, Ohio and is affiliated with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. She is one of 17 doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center who specialize in Allergy & Immunology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Allergist-Immunologist: General Allergy & Immunology

Education & Medical Training

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1997 - 2000

University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Fellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 2000 - 2005

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Certified in Allergy & Immunology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

OH State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Elevated Granzyme B in Cytotoxic Lymphocytes is a Signature of Immune Activation in Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis.
Mellor-Heineke, S.,Villanueva, J.,Jordan, M. B.,Marsh, R.,Zhang, K.,Bleesing, J. J.,Filipovich, A. H.,Risma, K. A. 2013 3 26

Hypomorphic mutations in PRF1, MUNC13-4, and STXBP2 are associated with adult-onset familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
Zhang, K., Jordan, M.B., Marsh, R.A., Johnson, J.A., Kissell, D., Meller, J., Villanueva, J., Risma, K.A., Wei, Q., Klein, P.S., Filipovich, A.H.

Gene expression profiling of peripheral blood mononuclear cells from children with active hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
Sumegi, J., Barnes, M.G., Nestheide, S.V., Molleran-Lee, S., Villanueva, J., Zhang, K., Risma, K.A., Grom, A.A., Filipovich, A.H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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