Latha M. Chamarthy, M.D.

Latha M. Chamarthy, M.D.

Dr. Chamarthy is board certified in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. She treats adults and children of all ages.She completed her Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey in 1991. She completed her Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at University of South Florida/All Children’s Hospital in 1999.

Dr. Chamarthy is well respected in the community and she enjoys teaching residents, and medical students. She attends conferences annually to keep up to date with developments in the speciality and has published several abstracts and articles in the field of Allergy and Immunology.

Dr. Chamarthy served as Associate Professor of Pediatrics at University of South Florida/All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL and worked at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa serving active duty and dependents from 1999 to 2005.

 

She is married and has two children. She enjoys cooking, reading and travel. She volunteers at local charities.


EDUCATION

May 1997 to Apr 1999: Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology fellowship University of South Florida, St. Petersburg FL
Jul 1987 to Jun 1991:   Transitional and internal medicine residency program
Jul 1976 to Feb 1983:   MD, University of Madras, India

EXPERIENCE
Sep 1999 to Present: Private practice in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Apr 2000 to Jun 2005: MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa Attending physician practicing Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
May 1994 to Apr 1997: Health Point, St. Petersburg, FL Attending Physician – Internal Medicine
Nov 1991 to May 1994: United Hospitals Medical Center, Newark, NJ Attending Physician: Internal Medicine

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
Dec 1999 to Dec 2005: University of South Florida, All Children’s Hospital Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES
Diplomate:    American Board of Allergy and Immunology
License: State of Florida

HONORS & AWARDS
Certificate of Achievement for best Poster Presentation at 1998 Annual
Florida Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Meeting, Sanibel Island, FL
Honorable recognition in The Tampa Bay Magazine, January/February, 1997 as Tampa Bay’s finest Internist
Recipient of award for best presentation in June 1989 on Right Atrial Thrombus at United Hospitals Medical Center, Newark, NJ
Recipient of National Merit Scholarship in Medical School
Ranked among the top 2% in Medical School

PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS

Abstracts

1. Chamarthy, L.M., Reinstein, J.L., Schnapf, B., Good, R.A., and Bahna, S.L.: Desensitization to pancreatic enzyme intolerance in a child with cystic fibrosis. IX International Food Allergy Symposium, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, San Diego, California, November 6, 1997.
Ann. Allergy, Asthma Immunol 80:96, 1998, Abstract # 72
2. Chamarthy, L.M., Reinstein, J.L., Schnapf, B., Good, R.A., and Bahna, S.L.: Desensitization to pancreatic enzyme intolerance in a child with cystic fibrosis. University of South Florida Research Day, Tampa, Florida, February 12, 1998.
3. Chamarthy, L.M., Reinstein, J.L., Schnapf, B., Good, R.A., and Bahna, S.L.: Desensitization to pancreatic enzyme intolerance in a child with cystic fibrosis. Sixth Annual Fellow’s Forum, All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida, May 21, 1998.
4. Chamarthy, L.M., Reinstein, J.L, Schnapf, B., Good, R.A., and Bahna, S.L.: Desensitization to pancreatic enzyme intolerance in a child with cystic fibrosis. Pediatrics102:134-135, 1998 Abstract # e13.
Electronic Articles: URL:http://www.Pediatrics. Org/cgi/content/full/102/1/e13.
5. Chamarthy, L.M., de la Morena, M., Lacson, A., Cawkwell, G., and Good, R.A.: Pulmonary vasculitis initially presenting as atypical asthma. Florida Allergy, Asthma & Immunology society, Sanibel Harbour Resort, Fort Myers, Florida, June 12-14, 1998.
6. Chamarthy, L.M., de la Morena, M., Dumois J.A., Cawkwell, G., and Good, R.A.: Takayasu`s arteritis presenting as left shoulder pain. 1998 American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Nov 7-11, 1998.
ACAAI Abstract Book 64: 1998 Abstract # P181
7. Chamarthy, L.M., de la Morena, M., Dumois J.A., Cawkwell, G., and Good, R.A.: Takayasu`s arteritis presenting as left shoulder pain. University of South Florida Research Day, Tampa, Florida, February 25, 1999. Abstract #122
8. Chamarthy L.M., de la Morena, M., Chamizo, M., Sher, M., and Cawkwell, G.: Well’s syndrome presenting as atopic dermatitis in a child. 1999 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Meeting, Orlando, Florida, Feb 26-Mar 3,1999.
J. Allergy Clin. Immunol.,103:Pt.2:S217, 1999 Abstract # 837
9. Chamarthy, L.M., de la Morena, M., Lacson, A., Cawkwell G., and Nelson R.P., Jr.: Leucoytoclastic Vasculitis associated with HIV infection in a child. 14th annual conference on Clinical Immunology and 5ht International Symposium on Clinical Immunology, Washington D.C., April 15-17, 1999.
10. Chamarthy L.M., de la Morena, M., Chamizo, M., Sher, M., and Cawkwell, G.: Well’s syndrome presenting as atopic dermatitis in a child. Florida Allergy, Asthma & Immunology society , 1999 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting, Nassau, Bahamas, June 17-20, 1999.
11. Chamarthy, L.M., de la Morena, M., Cawkwell, G., and Good, R.A.: Pulmonary vasculitis initially presenting as atypical asthma. 1999 American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 12-17, 1999.

Publications
1. Chamarthy, L.M., de la Morena, M., Lacson, A., Cawkwell, G., and Good, R.A.: Pulmonary vasculitis initially presenting as atypical asthma. Ann. Allergy, Asthma Immunol., 1999

LANGUAGES AND SKILLS
Proficient in English, Tamil and Telugu

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Pinellas County Medical Society
University Community Hospital IPA

 

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