Dr. Mendelson was born in Virginia and graduated from Vanderbilt University and Medical College of Virginia. He completed his Pediatric Residency at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Mendelson went on to complete Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the University of California in San Diego.
Dr. Mendelson is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Allergy and Clinical Immunology. He is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and has hospital appointments at Connecticut Children's Medical Center and Hartford Hospital. Dr. Mendelson is co-director of the Food Allergy Clinic at Connecticut Children's Medical Center and co-founder of the New England Food Allergy Treatment Center in West Hartford.
Dr. Mendelson's research and writing interest include penicillin allergy, food allergy, anaphylactic reactions, asthma, and vernal conjunctivitis. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, and served on the Board of Directors.
Dr. Mendelson is the 2000 recipient of the "Distinguished Clinician Award" presented by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He was honored with the Food Allergy Network's "Marial C. Furlong Award for Making a Difference" in 1999. Dr. Mendelson was voted "The Best Allergist in 1999" by a Channel 3 viewer poll. He has been recognized by the National Registry of Who's Who, the Best Doctors in America, and Connecticut Magazine's "Best Doctors."
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