Anahita Dioun

Ana Dioun Broyles, MD

Program Director, Drug Allergy Desensitization

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-6117

  • Fax: 617-730-0310

Medical Services


  • Food Allergy
  • Drug Allergy
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Asthma
  • Immunotherapy
  • Eczema
  • Urticaria
  • Recurrent Infections


  • Allergy Immunology
  • Medicine


  • Allergy Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6117 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education



Massachusetts General Hospital, 1991-1993

Boston, MA


Children's Hospital Boston, 1993-1996

Boston, MA


  • Allergy/Immunology, Pediatrics


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  1. Platt CD, D'Angelo L, Neufeld EJ, Broyles AD. Skin testing, graded challenge, and desensitization to von Willebrand factor (VWF) products in type III von Willebrand disease (VWD). J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2016 Sep-Oct; 4(5):1006-8.
  2. Crall C, Morley KW, Rabinowits G, Schmidt B, Dioun Broyles A, Huang JT. Merkel cell carcinoma in a patient with GATA2 deficiency: a novel association with primary immunodeficiency. Br J Dermatol. 2016 Jan; 174(1):169-71.
  3. Hong DI, Dioun AF. Indications, protocols, and outcomes of drug desensitizations for chemotherapy and monoclonal antibodies in adults and children. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2014 Jan-Feb; 2(1):13-9; quiz 20.
  4. O'Connell AE, Lee JP, Yee C, Kesselheim J, Dioun A. Successful desensitization to brentuximab vedotin after anaphylaxis. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2014 Apr; 14(2):e73-5.
  5. Bartnikas LM, Sheehan WJ, Hoffman EB, Permaul P, Dioun AF, Friedlander J, Baxi SN, Schneider LC, Phipatanakul W. Predicting food challenge outcomes for baked milk: role of specific IgE and skin prick testing. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2012 Nov; 109(5):309-313.e1.
  6. Cortot CF, Sheehan WJ, Permaul P, Friedlander JL, Baxi SN, Gaffin JM, Dioun AF, Hoffman EB, Schneider LC, Phipatanakul W. Role of specific IgE and skin-prick testing in predicting food challenge results to baked egg. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2012 May-Jun; 33(3):275-81.
  7. Dioun AF. Management of multiple drug allergies in children. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2012 Feb; 12(1):79-84.
  8. Stutius LM, Sheehan WJ, Rangsithienchai P, Bharmanee A, Scott JE, Young MC, Dioun AF, Schneider LC, Phipatanakul W. Characterizing the relationship between sesame, coconut, and nut allergy in children. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2010 Dec; 21(8):1114-8.
  9. Turvey SE, Cronin B, Arnold AD, Twarog FJ, Dioun AF. Adverse reactions to vitamin B12 injections due to benzyl alcohol sensitivity: successful treatment with intranasal cyanocobalamin. Allergy. 2004 Sep; 59(9):1023-4.
  10. Butte MJ, Dodson B, Dioun A. Pentobarbital desensitization in a 3-month-old child. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2004 Jul-Aug; 25(4):225-7.
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  12. Turvey SE, Cronin B, Arnold AD, Dioun AF. Antibiotic desensitization for the allergic patient: 5 years of experience and practice. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2004 Apr; 92(4):426-32.
  13. Dioun AF, Harris SK, Hibberd PL. Is maternal age at delivery related to childhood food allergy? Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2003 Aug; 14(4):307-11.
  14. Dioun AF, Ewenstein BM, Geha RS, Schneider LC. IgE-mediated allergy and desensitization to factor IX in hemophilia B. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1998 Jul; 102(1):113-7.
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