Opal Gupta, MD

Opal Gupta, MDDr. Opal Gupta is a pediatric allergist and immunologist in San Francisco, CA. Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Gupta joined San Francisco Otolaryngology Medical Group in December 2018.

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Education

2016-2018 Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Allergy/Immunology Fellowship

2013-2016 McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Pediatric Internship and Residency

2009-2013 University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
Medical Doctorate, May 2013

2004-2008 University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Bachelor of Arts in Molecular & Cell Biology: Cell Developmental Biology, May 2008


Honors

2013 Child & Adolescent Health Medical Scholars Program
University of Cincinnati COM, Cincinnati, OH


Licensure & Certification

2018 ABAI Board Eligible in 2018
2018 California Medical License #A154818, expires 3/21/2019
2017 Illinois Medical License #036.140728, expires 7/31/2020
2017 NIOSH Approved Spirometry Certification
2016 Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol (NRP)
2016 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
2016 ABP Board Certified in General Pediatrics
2016 USMLE Step 3, passed
2012 USMLE Step 2, passed
2011 USMLE Step 1, passed


Clinical Trials

Title: An Open-Label Extension Study of Reslizumab 100-mg Fixed, Subcutaneous Dosing in Patients 12 Years of Age and Older with Severe Eosinophilic Asthma
Role: Co-Investigator
Agency: TEVA | ID#: 101,399


Abstracts, Posters & Presentations

  1. Warren CM, Jiang J, Gupta O, Brewer AG, Gupta RS. Racial Differences in Food Allergy Outcomes Among Children in the United States. J Allergy Clin Immunol Feb 2019; 143(2): Supplement AB268.
  2. Gupta O. Discrepancies between Self-Reported Healthy Care Utilization Data in Parents of Food-Allergic Children. Oral Presentation given at the Illinois Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; 2018 Apr; Chicago, IL.
  3. Gupta O, Andy-Nweye B, Jois S, Hackett AN, Gupta RS, Tobin M, Mahdavinia M. Discrepancies between Self-Reported Healthy Care Utilization Data in Parents of Food-Allergic Children. J Allergy Clin Immunol Feb 2018; 141(2): Supplement AB146.
  4. Hackett AN, Kamdar OJ, Andy-Nweye B, Jois S, Gupta R, Tobin M, Mahdavinia M. Effect of Food Allergy on Asthma Control in Children. J Allergy Clin Immunol Feb 2018; 141(2): Supplement AB65.
  5. Jois S, Andy-Nweye B, Hackett AN, Kamdar OJ, Jungles K, Gupta R, Tobin M, Mahdavinia M. Effect of Food Allergy on Asthma Control in Children. J Allergy Clin Immunol Feb 2018; 141(2): Supplement AB3.
  6. Kamdar, O. An Interesting Case Presentation: Familial Mediterranean Fever Presenting as Mast Cell Activation Syndrome. Oral Presentation given at the Illinois Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; 2017 Jan; Chicago, IL.
  7. Kamdar O, Syed M, Erickson K, Olson A, Szychlinski C, Cai M, Singh AM. Using BAT As a Predictor for Baked Egg Oral Food Challenge Outcomes. J Allergy Clin Immunol Feb 2016; 137(2): Supplement AB138.
  8. Marchisotto MJ, Harada L, Kamdar O, Smith BM, Waserman S, Sicherer S, Allen K, Muraro A, Taylor S, Gupta RS. Food Allergen Labeling and Purchasing Habits in the United States and Canada. J Allergy Clin Immunol Feb 2016; 137(2): Supplement AB81.
  9. Dinakar C, Kamdar O, Yabrough MR, Gupta R. Asian Indian Food Allergy Survey: Unique Ethnic Food Allergens. Oral Presentation given at the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting; 2015 Nov; San Antonio, TX.
  10. Kamdar O, Le W, Rosen GD, Upadhyay D. GSK-3 mediates nicotine-induced proliferation in endothelial cells. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2009; 179: A5868.
  11. Kamdar O, Zhang J, Wei L, Ghio AJ, Ahuja, R, Rosen GD, Upadhyay D. Air Pollution Induces Enhanced Mitochondrial Oxidative Stress In Cystic Fibrosis Lungs. American Thoracic Society International Conference 2008. Toronto, Canada.
  12. Upadhyay D, Kamdar O, Ghio AJ, Chang WT, Wei K, Rosen GD. Bim mediates mitochondria-regulated particulate matter-induced apoptosis in alveolar epithelial cells. American Thoracic Society International Conference 2007; A184.

Publications

  1. Marchisotto MJ, Harada L, Kamdar O, Smith BM, Waserman S, Sicherer S, Allen K, Muraro A, Taylor S, Gupta RS. Food Allergen Labeling and Purchasing Habits in the United States and Canada. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2016 Nov; J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2017 Mar-Apr; 5(2):345-351.e2.
  2. Britto M, Hesse B, Kamdar O, Munafo J. How Patient Portals Help Parents Manage Their Child’s Chronic Illness: Parents’ Perspectives. J Pediatr 2013; 163(1): 280-1.e1-2.
  3. Shen T, Le W, Yee A, Kamdar O, Hwang PH, Upadhyay D. Nicotine Induces Resistance to Chemotherapy in Nasopharyngeal Cancer. Am J Rhinol 2010; (24)2:e73-7.
  4. Zhang J, Kamdar O, Le W, Rosen GD, Upadhyay D. Nicotine Induces Resistance to Chemotherapy by Modulating Mitochondrial Signaling in Lung Cancer. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2009; 40(2): 135-46.
  5. Kamdar O, Wei L, Zhang J, Ghio AJ, Rosen GD, Upadhyay D. Air Pollution Induces Enhanced Mitochondrial Oxidative Stress In Cystic Fibrosis Lungs. FEBS Letters 2008; 582(25- 26): 3601-06.
  6. Zhang J, Ghio AJ, Chang W, Kamdar O, Rosen GD, Upadhyay D. Bim mediates mitochondria-regulated particulate matter-induced apoptosis in alveolar epithelial cells. FEBS Letters 2007; 581(22): 4148-52.

Educational Experience

2013-2015 QI Project. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Assessing Resident’s Care of the Patient with Food Allergies. An analysis of Epi-pen prescriptions, action plans, and allergist referrals of patients of a primary resident clinic. A study performed under the direction of Dr. Robert Listernick and Dr. Ruchi Gupta, Division of General Pediatrics.

2015 Resident Noon Conference Presentations. Presented lecture on “Going Organic”: Chemical Additives, Contaminants, and Other Exposures for the Pediatrician.

2013-2015 Resident Continuity Clinic Presentations. Developed multiple presentations on such topics such as Pediatric Vision Screening, Dental Hygiene, Summer Safety, Headaches, and Breastfeeding.

2014 Health Education for Parents. Created pamphlets and worked with young mothers at Centro Romero, Albany Park Family Literacy and House of Good Shepherd to discuss What to Expect at Your Pediatrician’s Office, Immunization Myths and Facts.

2010 Invited Presentation. Gave lecture on Technology in Medicine: Text Messaging and Patient Portals in Quality Improvement.


Work Experience

2010-2013 Effects of Personalized Text Message Reminders on Adolescent Asthma Control.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
A study performed under the direction of Dr. Maria Britto, Division of Adolescent Medicine.

2008-2009 C2 Education Centers, Cupertino, CA.
Teacher/Tutor for K-12 students in Math and Science.

2007 Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Emeryville, CA
Examination of apoptotic proteins as possible biomarkers for novel chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer. Studies performed under direction of Dr. Jason Damiano Ph.D., Department of Oncology.


Cultural & Collegiate Activities

2011 Cincinnati Walk for Kids, Volunteer/Participant
Assisted in organization of a team to help raise money for the local children’s hospital.

2005-2008 Relay For Life - American Cancer Society, Volunteer/Participant
Volunteered to organize at 5 cancer foundation fundraisers and helped lead team to raise over $2,500 for cutting-edge cancer research, early detection and prevention education, advocacy efforts, and life-affirming patient services.

2007 120th Anniversary Gala of ASUC Student Government at UC Berkeley, Director of VIP Services
Directed team of fellow students to plan & execute banquet speaker series for 200 current and alumni ASUC student government officials from UC Berkeley to help raise $15,000 and support for the endowment and revitalization of the university’s student union.

2002-2012 Shri Krupa Dance Foundation. Professional Classical Dancer and Assistant Teacher
Had arangetram, three-hour solo debut graduation performance in July 2004 establishing credentials as professional Indian classical dancer. Additionally, taught young children basics of bharatanatyam, leading independent practice classes under guru Vishal Ramini.


International Experience

2007 Santa Isabel Hospital in Salvador Brazil, Volunteer
Managed and directed hospital activities in impoverished Brazilian city to help create a calm, relaxing environment for children awaiting heart operations or chemotherapy treatments by engaging them in games, arts, and English lessons while also monitoring their medical progress.

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