Dr. Tracy Pitt, MD FRCPC(Pediatrics), Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics, FRCPC(Clinical Immunology and Allergy), FAAAAI(Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology)
Dr. Tracy Pitt is a board certified Pediatric Allergist, with Pediatric board certification in Canada and the United States along with Allergy and Clinical Immunology board certification in Canada. She completed her undergraduate studies at McGill University in Montreal, followed a long family tradition of completing medical studies at Howard University in Washington DC, then completed her Pediatric residency with New York Medical College in Manhattan and finally completed Allergy and Clinical Immunology training in Winnipeg at the University of Manitoba, with a third year of training focused on Allergy research. She is fluent in both English and French. She has been practising Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Clinical immunology since completing her training with an evidenced based focus on anaphylaxis, allergic rhinitis, asthma, food allergy along with idiopathic urticaria and angioedema. She teaches and supervises medical students, residents and fellows at both Humber Hospital in Toronto and occasionally at the Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg. She particularly enjoys working with children and taking time with parents to answer questions and to review current research and theories in the Allergy and Immunology Field. She has published articles on asthma, idiopathic urticaria and egg allergy, in American and Canadian peer-reviewed journals and continues to publish while practising in Toronto. Recently, she has co-implemented a Penicillin Allergy testing clinic for children at Humber River Hospital. Dr. Pitt is also a speaker for the Allergy and Immunology section of the National Medical Association in the United States and has also spoken on several occasions for Anaphylaxis Canada.
Here is Dr. Pitt’s latest publication on reducing risk of peanut allergy with breastfeeding and early peanut introduction: