Dr. Nayla Mumneh was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. She earned her medical degree at the American University of Beirut. In 1997, Dr. Mumneh completed her training in internal medicine at Carney Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She went on to specialize in allergy and immunology at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell University Medical Center in New York, New York. She is board certified in Allergy and Immunology.
From 1999 until 2019, she was in private practice in New Jersey. During this time, she gained extensive experience in the treatment of allergic and immunologic disorders, asthma and skin disorders. She served as principal investigator of multiple clinical trials, sponsored by pharmaceutical companies, at her sites. She also participated in several industry-sponsored advisory board meetings. Dr. Mumneh has authored case study articles on hereditary angioedema.
As Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School between 2013 and 2016, Dr. Mumneh supervised the clinical training of allergy and immunology fellows and medical students.
Dr. Mumneh was president of the New Jersey Allergy Asthma and Immunology Society in 2012 and was on its board of directors from 2009 until 2015. She has been active in community outreach programs to increase asthma awareness and participated in asthma screenings sponsored by the AAAAI and the Woodbridge Township Mayor’s annual health fair.
Dr. Mumneh has received several awards throughout her career, including being recognized yearly as a Castle and Connolly Top doctor and NJ Top Doctor since 2014. She is a Fellow of both AAAAI and ACAAI and a member of the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania allergy societies.
She is currently a medical director in the respiratory division at Novartis.