Well-Rounded Experts

Our physicians are recognized as leaders in their fields. While each has specific interests in various areas of asthma and allergy, all are thoroughly trained and accredited in the diagnosis, treatment and management of asthma and allergy-related conditions in patients of all ages.

Each maintains strong ties with area healthcare facilities, serving on their medical staffs and academic institutions. They also are actively involved in the leading professional associations.

With five asthma and allergy specialists on staff, we have the advantage of consultation among the physicians as well as the ability to ensure patients can get appointments with a specialist when needed -- even at the height of allergy season.

D. Loren Southern, MD

Medical Staff

Dr. Southern is especially interested in the management of asthma in both pediatric and adult patients. His clinical research has focused on the latest drugs used to treat asthma, and these now allows patients to control this chronic disease. (more)

Andrew J. Pedinoff, MD

Medical Staff

Dr. Pedinoff is currently the chief of Allergy and Immunology at University Medical Center of Princeton. He is also the Medical Director of the Princeton Center for Clinical Research. He has more than 15 years experience conducting clinical trials. Dr Pedinoff is the author of many articles on allergic rhinitis and asthma. He conducts research to help advance treatment of asthma and allergic rhinitisc. (more)

Julie Caucino, D.O.

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Dr. Caucino completed her fellowship training at Albert Einstein and Montefiore medical center in NYC eleven years ago and then entered private practice. She is also a Clinical Instructor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and actively involved in clinical research at Princeton Allergy and Asthma in Skillman. Her areas of expertise include comprehensive care in allergy, asthma, sinusitis, anaphylaxis and drug reactions. (more)

Helen Skolnick, M.D.

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Dr. Skolnick has been trained to care for a wide array of allergic disease. After training in pediatrics at New England Medical Center, she attended a pediatric allergy and immunology fellowship program at Johns Hopkins Hospital and has been cross-trained in adult allergy and immunology. Dr. Skolnick specializes in food allergy and has conducted research in this field. Dr. Skolnick regularly conducts food challenges in the Princeton office. Food challenges aid in the diagnosis of food allergy as well as help determine whether a child has "outgrown" his/her food allergy. (more)

Kristen M. Sikorski, M.D.

Medical Staff

Dr. Sikorski specializes in contact dermatitis. She offers comprehensive Patch Testing to determine if a specific substance is causing an allergic reaction. (more)

Jayanti Rao, M.D.

Medical Staff

Dr. Jayanti Rao is Board Certified in Allergy and Immunology and Internal Medicine.She received her training in Allergy and Immunology at Brigham and Womens Hospital in Boston,Massachusetts.  In addition to her clinical work, her research entailed the cellular mechanisms in the pathophysiology of asthma. She is well versed in a wide array of allergic and immunological conditions, such as angioedema, urticaria, respiratory and food allergies, and asthma. (more)