Elias Akl, MD
Allergy and Immunology
Telehealth services available
Sees patients of all ages
Who is Elias Akl?
Dr. Elias Akl is a distinguished ENT specialist and immunologist based in Philadelphia. He holds board certifications in Allergy and Immunology as well as Internal Medicine, showcasing his expertise in multiple medical disciplines. Dr. Akl earned his medical doctorate degree from the University of Balamand in Lebanon and went on to complete his internal medicine residency at Mt Sinai, Englewood program. His dedication to advancing his knowledge and skills led him to pursue a fellowship in allergy and immunology at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Dr. Akl is not only board-certified in internal medicine but also a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (FAAAAI). He actively contributes to various committees for the AAAAI and is deeply committed to providing comprehensive care to patients of all ages. Dr. Akl’s clinical interests encompass food allergy, eosinophilic esophagitis, chronic urticaria, asthma, and immune deficiency diseases. His multilingual abilities in English, Arabic, and French further facilitate his communication with a diverse patient population.
Education and Training
Dr. Elias Akl is a highly accomplished medical professional with board certification in Allergy and Immunology since 2016. He commenced his medical journey at the University of Balamand Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences, earning his medical degree. Following this, he completed his residency at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, gaining valuable clinical experience. Dr. Akl’s pursuit of excellence led him to further his expertise through a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Virginia Commonwealth University. His dedication to specialized care in these fields exemplifies his commitment to providing top-tier medical services.
Dr. Elias Akl is an experienced and knowledgeable immunologist and ENT specialist, with a strong understanding of the immune response, healthy cells, and types of immunotherapy. Prior to joining Penn Medicine Becker ENT & Allergy, he pursued medical school at the University of Balamand in Lebanon where he gained insight into immune system disorders. He then completed his internal medicine residency at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center where he developed an expertise in effective treatment plans for people with allergies and other immune conditions that affect quality of life. Dr. Akl’s commitment to advancing his knowledge through a fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University has allowed him to further hone his skills in developing strategies for dealing with the effects of immunotherapy on patients’ immune systems.
Reputation & Experience
Dr. Elias Akl is highly regarded within the medical community for his expertise in the areas of allergy and immunology. He has a deep understanding of immune system cells, their function, and how to use them to benefit patients with autoimmune diseases, allergies, and other health conditions. Through immunotherapy treatments, Dr. Akl is able to target specific cells in order to provide relief from daily life symptoms associated with these conditions and improve overall quality of life. He also specializes in using normal cells to help boost the immune system and fight off any foreign invaders that may cause harm or illness. His wealth of experience and dedication to providing effective treatments make him an ideal physician for those seeking specialized care in allergy and immunology.