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Raffi Tachdjian, MD

Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Education

Medical Board Certification

Allergy and Immunology, American Board of Allergy and Immunology, 2009

Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine, 2007

Residency

Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, 2004

Internship

Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, 2002

Degrees

Morehouse School of Medicine, MD, 2001
University of Alabama at Birmingham, MPH, 1994

Hospital Affiliations

Research

Interests

  • Asthma
  • Hereditary Angioedema
  • Chronic Granulomatous Disease
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Pain and Inflammation

Publications

  1. Tachdjian R, Keller JJ, Pfeffer M. Infect Dis Ther. 2014 Oct 7 A Bad Case of Good's Syndrome.
  2. Tachdjian R. Complex regional pain syndrome treated with intravenous immunoglobulin in a patient with common variable immune deficiency. Pain Ther. 2013 Dec;2(2):129-34.
  3. Young G, Tachdjian R, Baumann K, Panopoulos G.Comprehensive management of chronic pain in haemophilia. Haemophilia. 2014 Mar;20(2):e113-20.
  4. Kuhlen J, Guyer A, Morphew T, Tachdjian R, Banerji A. Assessment of home infusion program for treating nonlaryngeal hereditary angioedema attacks. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014 May;112(5):471-2
  5. MacGinnitie AJ, Davis-Lorton M, Stolz LE, Tachdjian R. Use of ecallantide in pediatric hereditary angioedema. Pediatrics. 2013 Aug;132(2):e490-7
  6. Tachdjian R, Al Khatib S, Schwinglshackl A, Kim HS, Chen A, Blasioli J, Mathias C, Kim HY, Umetsu DT, Oettgen HC, Chatila TA. In vivo regulation of the allergic response by the IL-4 receptor alpha chain immunoreceptor tyrosine-based inhibitory motif. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Apr 12.
  7. Tachdjian R, Mathias C, Al Khatib S, et al. Pathogenicity of a disease-associated human IL-4 receptor allele in experimental asthma. J. Exp. Med. 2009.
  8. Chang AD, Tachdjian R, Gallagher K, McCurdy DK, Lassman C, Stiehm ER, Yadin O. Type III Mixed Cryoglobulinemia and Antiphospholipid Syndrome in a Patient with Partial DiGeorge Syndrome. Clinical & Developmental Immunology, June-December 2006; 13(2-4):261-264.
  9. Tachdjian R, Tourangeau L,  Schneider JL, Nel A. Urticaria Associated With Necrotic Uterine Leiomyomas Infected With Salmonella. Obstet Gynecol, AUGUST 2010 VOL. 116,(2):1-4.
  10. Bhatara A, Babikian T, Laugeson E, Tachdjian R, Sininger YS. J Autism Dev Disord. 2013 Oct;43(10):2312-28. Impaired timing and frequency discrimination in high-functioning autism spectrum disorders.

Additional publications can be found on PubMed.gov >

Awards

  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021