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Melissa M. Iammatteo, MD

Allergy & Immunology

Melissa Iammatteo, MD is the founding Director of the Chemotherapy and Biologic Agent Desensitization Program at Montefiore-Einstein. Dr. Iammatteo’s clinical practice focuses on the evaluation and management of patients who have experienced reactions to chemotherapeutics and biologic agents.

She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in 2005, where she graduated second in her class. In 2012, she earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Iammatteo completed her internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2015, where she also served as a Clinical Fellow in medicine at Harvard Medical School. She subsequently completed her allergy and immunology fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in 2017. She served as the Chair of Medical Specialties and the Chief of Allergy and Immunology at Westmed Medical Group prior to returning to Montefiore in 2021.

Dr. Iammatteo’s nationally recognized research focuses on the development of safe protocols for the evaluation of drug allergy. Two of her first-authored publications were selected as one of the year's nine best articles published in the field of allergy and immunology at the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology’s annual scientific meetings. Three of her first-authored publications were featured as “Practice Changers” in Practice Matters published by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Dr. Iammatteo is a manuscript reviewer for The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. She has also been featured twice in the New York Times Magazine’s Diagnosis column.

Dr. Iammatteo is board-certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the New York Allergy and Asthma Society and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

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Medical School:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospital

Montefiore Medical Center