Specialty Area: Allergy and Immunology – Urticaria (hives), Environmental allergies (allergic rhinitis), Food Allergy, Anaphylaxis
Education and Experience:
Duke University, 2008: BA, Cum Laude; Georgetown University School of Medicine 2013: M.D., AOA, Health Justice Scholar; University of Chicago – Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency 2013-2017: Chief Resident 2016-2017; University of Michigan Allergy & Immunology Fellowship 2017-2019; University of North Carolina Clinical Assistant Professor 2019 – present; Allergy & Immunology Board Certified, 2019
Clinical and Research Interests: Dr. Volertas’ focus in clinic is on IgE-mediated disease, such as environmental allergies (allergic rhinitis), urticaria (hives and swelling), anaphylaxis, and food allergy. Additionally, she sees patients with immune dysfunction. She has a personal interest in integrative medicine, and enjoys seeing adolescents and young adults in particular as they transition to adult care.
Volertas S, Coury M, Sanders G, McMorris M, Gupta M. “Real Life Infant Peanut Allergy Testing in the Post-NIAID Peanut Guideline World.” J All Clin Immunol Pract. Article In Press: Dec 2019.
Volertas S*, Schuler C*, and Akin C. “New Insights into Clonal Mast Cell Disorders Including Mastocytosis.” Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2018 Aug; 38(3):341-350.
Volertas S, and Schuler C. “CME Exam: Asthma Over the Age of 65: All’s Well That Ends Well.” J All Clin Immunol Pract. 2018 May/June; 6(3):774-775.
Volertas S, and Rossi-Foulkes R. “Using Quality Improvement in Resident Education to Improve Transition Care.” Pediatric Annals. May 2017, 46(5):e203-206.