Dr. Tim Mainardi is a physician, researcher and educator who specializes in treating a host of allergic diseases. He holds certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. He is an expert in treating nasal and ocular allergies, asthma, sinusitis, anaphylaxis and diseases of the skin. He also is a thought leader in the field of complementary and alternative medicine in allergy, and has published a book chapter and review article, and has lectured at Columbia University on that subject.
Dr. Mainardi attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey where he was elected by his peers to give the commencement speech at graduation. He continued his medical education at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, where he completed a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology. During his residency and fellowship, Dr. Mainardi amassed six separate teaching awards from given by medical students and other residents, and was admitted to the prestigious Arnold P Gold Honor Society. Dr. Mainardi believes strongly that patient education is the center of any practice, and an educated patient is a healthier patient.
Dr. Mainardi is currently a faculty member at New York Presbyterian/Cornell Weill and is the consultant allergist for Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital. He is a leader in the New York City area in medication allergies, with a focus on chemotherapy.
Patients visiting Dr. Mainardi can receive a full range of care for allergic issues. He provides allergy consultations and pulmonary function testing in addition to treatment for conditions including hives, psoriasis, sore throat, sinus problems, allergic cough, and ear infection.
Timothy Mainardi, Simi Kapoor Leonard Bielory “Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A Comprehensive Review” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology February 2009 Volume 123 Issue 2 pages 283-294
Timothy Mainardi and Leonard Bielory “Chapter 22: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Allergy and Immunology” in Manual of Allergy and Immunology: Diagnosis and Therapy 5th Edition Ed. Daniel Adelman New York Little Brown 2011
Timothy Mainardi, Leonard Bielory Abba Terr “Controversial Practices in Allergy” in Middleton’s Allergy: Principles and Practice 6th Edition Elliot Middleton Editor. Mosby 2012 (in press)
Timothy Mainardi, et al “Risk Factors for Exercise Induced Wheeze Among Asthmatics in NYC Include Neighborhood Asthma Presence and Differ by Seroatopy.” Journal Of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Vol 129, Issue 2 Page AB20
Eun Kwak, Timothy Mainardi, Et al “ A Novel Desensitization Protocol for Inhaled Aztreonam” Accepted for publication AAAAI 2013
Revekah Babayev, Timothy Mainardi, and Steve Canfield “Reactive Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis in an HIV Positive Patient” Accepted for publication by the ACAAI 2011
Soo Kwak, Timothy Mainardi and Steve Canfield “Mistaken Diagnosis of Anaphylaxis in the Setting of Brain Herniation.” Accepted for publication by the ACAAI 2011
Tim Mainardi, Julie Kuriakose, and Steve Canfield “Myeloproliferative Hypereosinophilic Syndrome Sensitive to Imatinib Negative for FIP1L1/PDGFRA Fusion” Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immnuology Volume 105, pg A75 2010
Spalding, C. N.; Hersh, A.; Nassef, M.; Hsu, A. P.Holland, S.; Mainardi, T. “A Case of MonoMAC; Monocytopenia, B cell and NK Cell Lymphocytopenia in a Child With Recurrent Infections.” Accepted for publication and poster presentation at 2012 ACAAI
Matt Perzanowski, Tim Mainardi, et al “Report of exercise-induced wheeze predicts urgent medical visits for asthma among inner-city children.” Submitted for publication and poster presentation at 2012 AAAAI
Arnold P Gold Foundation Award for Excellence in Humanism and Teaching
Golden Apple Teaching Award 2006,2007,2008,2009
Best Teaching Resident 2010
Timothy Mainardi, et al "Exercise-induced wheeze, urgent medical visits, and neighborhood asthma prevalence" Pediatrics. 2013 Jan;131(1):e127-35.