Dr. Manish Butte is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He serves as Chief of the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology. Dr. Butte studied physics at Brown University where he earned his Bachelors of Science with honors. He earned his medical degree from the Brown University School of Medicine and he received his PhD in Biophysics from UCSF. Dr. Butte completed his pediatric residency training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a clinical fellowship in Allergy & Immunology at Boston Children’s Hospital. During a joint post-doctoral (research) fellowship at Harvard Medical School and in the Harvard Chemistry & Chemical Biology Department, Dr. Butte worked on T cell inhibitory pathways and development of microfabricated tools to capture and study immune cells.
As Division Chief, Dr. Butte leads the effort to care for children and adults with primary immunodeficiencies and genetic immune disorders. This includes patients with severe, recurrent or opportunistic infections, and/or unusual susceptibility and auto-inflammation.
Dr. Butte is board certified in both Pediatrics and Allergy & Immunology.