Menachem Rottem, MD, PhD, is Head of the Allergy Asthma and Immunology Service at the Emek Medical Center, Afula, and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. A graduate of the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, Dr Rottem completed a Residency in Pediatrics at Hadassah University Medical Center and an Allergy Immunology Fellowship at the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Medical School. He completed a second Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology as a Clinical Associate at the Laboratory of Clinical Investigation (LCI), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He later returned as a Visiting Scientist to work at the Laboratory of Allergy at the NIAID/NIH.
Dr Rottem is a Past President of the Israeli Association of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (IAACI). He served as Chair of the International Assembly of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) and member of several AAAAI and WAO committees.
Additionally, he is a Regional Editor, for the Joint Region (Africa/Middle East/CIS), of the World Allergy Organization Journal (WAO Journal). Dr Rottem is an author and co-author of over 70 peer reviewed medical-scientific publications. Dr Rottem is also an expert in many areas of allergy including diagnosis and treatment of Allergic Rhinitis, Asthma, Food Allergy Urticaria and Autoinflammatory diseases.