Dr. Melinda Mcneal Rathkopf MD Allergist-Immunologist

Dr. Melinda Rathkopf is an allergist-immunologist in Anchorage, Alaska and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alaska Regional Hospital and Mat-Su Regional Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. She is one of 5 doctors at Alaska Regional Hospital and one of 3 at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center who specialize in Allergy & Immunology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Allergist-Immunologist: General Allergy & Immunology

Clinical Interests: Stinging Insect Allergies, Perennial Allergic Rhinitis, Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis, Drug Hypersensitivity, Food allergy, asthma, immune deficiencies

Education & Medical Training

Keesler Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1997–2000

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Fellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 2002–2004

Emory University School of Medicine
Class of 1997

GA Institute of Technology
Other Training, Applied Biology, 1990–1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Certified 9 years in Allergy & Immunology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 14 years in Pediatrics

AK State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Best Case Presentation, Association of Uniformed Services Allergist and Immunologists
2004

Poster Award Winner – 2nd Place, 59th Medical Wing
2004

2nd Place Fellow in Clinical Science, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
2004

Air Force Commendation Medal
2003

Graduate Honor, Georgia Institute of Technology
1993

State Asthma Champion, American Academy of Pediatrics

Professions Scholarship, Air Force Health, 1993-1997

Air Force Achievement Medal, 2000-2001

Publications & Presentations

Difficult Cases – Insect Venom Allergy.

Difficult Cases – NonIgE-Mediated Food Allergy.

Allergy Practice Options; Starting in Practice; Changing Practices, Changing Careers.

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