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Sylwia Nowak, MD

Board-Certified Allergist & Immunologist in San Francisco, CA

Sylwia Nowak, MD.


Pacific Heights Office
2100 Webster Street,
Suite 202
San Francisco, CA 94115

Marin Office
899 Northgate Dr.,
Suite 110
San Rafael CA 94903

Dr. Nowak is an allergist and immunologist in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Nowak has an interest in food allergy, asthma, allergic rhinitis, hives, contact dermatitis, and eczema. Her medical education and training took her all over, including Krakow, Poland where she completed medical school. She did her Pediatric residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY and completed her adult and pediatric Allergy/Immunology fellowship training at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. She is very excited to be joining the San Francisco Otolaryngology Medical Group and exploring all that San Francisco and the surrounding areas have to offer!


  • 2019-2021 Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL Allergy/Immunology Fellowship
  • 2016-2019 University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY Pediatric Internship and Residency
  • 2012-2016 Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland Medical Doctorate


Posters & Presentations

  • Nowak, S. Novel Mutation Leading to WHIM Diagnosis. 2021 CIS Diagnostic School Oral Presentation. July 25, 2021.
  • Nowak S, Burbano L, Moy J, Yu B, Patel D. Clinical Outcomes of Biologic Therapy on Asthma in a Medically Underserved Urban Population. Illinois Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Oral Presentation. April 18, 2021.
  • Nowak S, Richmond GW, Mahdavinia M. Genetic Variants in PIDD Genes Inform Management in Adult Female with Autoimmunity, Infection, and Malignancy. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020; 125(5): S79.
  • Ciliberti A, Nowak S, Moy J, Yu B. TPN Hypersensitivity Causing Recurrent Urticaria in a Premature Neonate with Gastroschisis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020; 125(5): S55.
  • Konsur E, Nowak S, Bandi S. Genetic Variants in PIDD Genes in Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Carrier with Severe Infection and Malignancy. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020; 125(5): S83.
  • Rigg L, Nowak S, Patel P. Genetic Variants Associated with Autoimmunity and Immunodeficiency Genes in Female with Infection, Autoimmunity and Perforation. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020; 125(5): S81-82.


  • Nowak S, Wang H, Schmidt B, Jarvinen KM. Vitamin D and Iron Deficiency in Children with Food Allergies. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020; 127(1): 57-63.
  • Nowak S, Lomas J, Slack M. Allergy and Immunology Chapter. Pocket Pediatrics (3rd ed). Wolters Kluwer, 2020.

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