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Allergy & Immunology

An allergist-immunologist is trained in evaluation, physical and laboratory diagnosis, and management of disorders involving the immune system.

Allergy and Clinical Immunology Subspecialty program is one of the clinical programs in medical sciences, and its graduates will be trained over a three-year period in various fields of allergic diseases such as asthma, nasal, eyes, hives, anaphylaxis, drug and food allergies, eczema, as well as primary and secondary immunodeficiency diseases, autoimmune and related diseases. This program will enable students to play an active role in the field of maintaining public health, including children and adults, in the aspects of prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of related diseases in addition to the education, research and promotion of relevant managements. 

An allergist-immunologist is trained in evaluation, physical and laboratory diagnosis, and management of disorders involving the immune system. Selected examples of such conditions include asthma, anaphylaxis, rhinitis, eczema, and adverse reactions to drugs, foods, and insect stings as well as immune deficiency diseases (both acquired and congenital), defects in host defense, and problems related to autoimmune disease, organ transplantation or malignancies of the immune system. These specialists can track down which substance or allergen is causing the problem, advise about how to eliminate the cause, and start a treatment plan. As our understanding of the immune system develops, the scope of this specialty is widening.


Basic Information:
Program Type: Degree Based
Level Of study: Subspecialty
School / Faculty: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Pediatrics
Major (Name Of Program): Allergy & Immunology
This program contact information:
Telephone: 00987132122884
Fax: 00987132356996
Mobile: 00987132356996
Email Address: admission_gsia@sums.ac.ir
Address: 6th Floor, Central building of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Zand St., Shiraz, Iran
Contact Person Name: Office of International Affairs
Program Detail:
Language Requirements:
  • Language requirements: Evidence of English Proficiency on the TOEFL or IELTS tests. The minimum score for TOEFL PBT, TOEFL iBT and IELTS is 533, 72 and 5.5 respectively.
  • Applicants from Persian (Farsi) Speaking countries (They shall both speak and write in Persian) who have applied for graduate Degree-based programs may be exempted, based on the decision of the department, from submitting any certificates regarding their English Language Proficiency. Nevertheless, they are required to hand in their English language certificate which meets SUMS’ minimal language proficiency requirements, within one year from commencing their studies at SUMS.
Admission Requirements:
  • M.B.B.S./M.D. and specialty or equivalent certificates
  • Certificate of Internship or Certificate of Practice
Length of Training:

Program duration is 36 months 

Program Curriculum: