Girish Vitalpur, MD, Allergy & Immunology, Indianapolis, IN, Indiana University Health North Hospital


Allergy & Immunology Indianapolis, IN

Pediatric Asthma & Allergic Conditions

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Director, Allergy & Immunology Fellowship Program and Allergy Clinical Services, Indiana University School of Medicine

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  • --Director, Allergy Clinical Services
        I guide a team of four physicians and two nurse practitioners in three different clinics in central Indiana.
    --Director, Allergy-Immunology (A-I) Fellowship Program
        I developed the AI Fellowship program, achieved accreditation from the American Council of Graduate Medical Education, and currently supervise the training of two fellows.
    --Director, Allergy-Immunology Medical Education and Elective
        I have taught hundreds of medical students and residents in clinics and in lectures since 2007 and mentored over ten residents into competitive A-I fellowships.
    --Director, Food Allergy Research & Education Center of Clinical Excellence at Riley
    --Specialist in pediatric allergy, asthma, and immunology
    --Co-Director: GastroIntestinal Eosinophilic Diseases (GIEDs) clinic at Riley (Multidisciplinary clinic with Allergy, GI and Nutrition).
        Top Doctors in Indianapolis, 2014—present.
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (2007-2017)

Skills & Expertise

  • Eosinophilic esophagitis, Atopic dermatitis, Urticaria, Angioedema, Asthma, Immunotherapy, Allergic reactions, Food allergy, Anaphylaxis, Allergic rhinitis, Academic medicine, Stinging insect allergies

Education & Training

  • Louisiana State University
    Louisiana State UniversityFellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 2001 - 2003
  • Children's National Medical Center - George Washington University
    Children's National Medical Center - George Washington UniversityResidency, Pediatrics, 1995 - 1998
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indiana University School of MedicineClass of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2001 - 2004
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 1998 - 2021
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1998 - 2002
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 1996 - 2004
  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology Allergy & Immunology
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Indianapolis Monthly Castle Connolly
  • Fellow (FAAAAI) American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
  • Fellow (FAAP) American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Allergic rhinitis and asthma severity among children using the emergency room for acute asthma care  
    Vitalpur G, Moore CM, Mangat R, Mouallem R, Mercante D, Mvula M & Kumar P., Allergy & Clinical Immunology International—Journal of the World Allergy Organization, 2004


  • Member, Allergy-Immunology Fellowship Program Directors Committee 2017 - Present
  • Member, AAAAI Adverse Food & Drug Reactions Committee 2012 - Present
  • Member, AAAAI Eosinophilic GastroIntestinal Diseases Committee 2010 - Present

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