Dr. Allan Stillerman grew up in South Africa and is a graduate of the University of Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg. After completing an Internship in Internal Medicine and General Surgery at Johannesburg General Hospital, Dr. Stillerman came to the United States in 1977 where he completed his Internship in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Michigan and his Residency in Pediatrics at Michael Reese Hospital Chicago.
Combined Fellowships were completed at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Allergy and Clinical Immunology; Pediatric Pulmonary Diseases, and Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology.
Dr. Stillerman joined Allergy & Asthma Specialists, P.A. in January 1998
Dr. Stillerman is Board Certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology; a Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; a Member of American Thoracic Society; and a Member, American Academy of Pediatrics.
He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota, and Department of Medicine: Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care. He frequently instructs Medical Students and Residents on Clinical Management of Asthma and Allergic Diseases.
Dr. Stillerman has conducted medically supervised Oral Food Challenges since 1987 to confirm the diagnosis of food allergies and to determine whether the allergic patient has developed a tolerance.
He has lectured extensively, regionally and nationally in the fields of asthma, food allergy, anaphylaxis and allergic rhino-conjunctivitis. He serves on advisory boards for various pharmaceutical companies regarding these diseases.
Dr. Stillerman conducts clinical research with the Clinical Research Institute, Inc., of Minneapolis and Plymouth as a Principal Investigator in the fields of asthma and allergic rhino conjunctivitis.
Member National Committees: American Academy of Allergy Asthma Allergy and Immunology Committee of Adverse Reactions to Foods and also Committee of Anaphylaxis. Member Minnesota Committees: Children’s Physician Network, Minnesota Allergy Society.
Dr. Stillerman is a Medical Advisor to and Member of the Board of Anaphylaxis and Food Allergy Association of Minnesota and the Medical Advisor to the Food Allergy Support Group of Minnesota. He has testified in the Minnesota Senate and House of Representatives in support of the Bill authorizing school children in Minnesota to self carry and self administer epinephrine auto-injectors.
Prior to joining Allergy & Asthma Specialists, Dr. Stillerman was in private practice in Allergy and Pediatric Lung Diseases with the Heart & Lung clinic in Bismarck, North Dakota for 12 years where he was also Director of The Cystic Fibrosis Clinic; Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine. During this time he was Medical Director of the American Lung Association Asthma Camp of North Dakota and served as President of the American Lung Association.
Dr. Stillerman has received the Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors Award in the field of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. He is married to Loni and has two children.