Primary Office

Address:
Allergy & Immunology Care Center of South Florida
16371 NW 67 Avenue
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
Phone Number: 786-646-9280

Education

Residency - Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Medical School - Albany Medical College
Fellowship - University of Tennessee

Board Certifications

American Board of Allergy & Immunology - Certified
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) - Certified


Director, Division of Allergy & Immunology
 

Dr. Hernandez-Trujillo is the director of the Division of Allergy & Immunology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dr. Hernandez-Trujillo earned her medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York. She completed her pediatric residency program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, followed by a fellowship in allergy and immunology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center through the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Dr. Hernandez-Trujillo is board certified in general pediatrics and allergy & immunology. Her clinical interests include anaphylaxisfood allergy, suspected or confirmed primary immunodeficiency disorders, recurrent infections, drug allergyurticariaangioedema, hereditary angioedema, atopic dermatitis, stinging insect hypersensitivity/ venom allergy, allergic rhinitis, and asthma.
 
Dr. Hernandez-Trujillo is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has held numerous national positions, including Past Chair of the anaphylaxis Committee at the AAAAI and is currently a member of the Immune Deficiency Foundation Medical Advisory Committee.   She has been the recipient of numerous awards for her dedication, academic achievement, and accomplishments.
 
Dr. Hernandez-Trujillo has conducted basic laboratory research, makes  presentations nationally and internationally, and published numerous articles and textbook chapters on the topics of primary immunodeficiency disease, food allergy, and anaphylaxis. She is actively involved in research studies on the topics of food allergy, anaphylaxis and primary immunodeficiency.
 
Dr. Hernandez-Trujillo provides patient care to patients with suspected or confirmed primary immunodeficiency disorders, recurrent infections, allergic rhinitis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, food allergy, anaphylaxis, drug allergy, urticaria, angioedema and venom allergy.  She performs testing and oral challenges to suspected food allergens, penicillin drug testing with challenge or desensitization,  pulmonary function tests, and immunotherapy for venom hypersensitivity, allergic rhinitis and asthma.
 
Dr. Hernandez-Trujillo sees patients at Allergy and Immunology Care Center of South Florida office in Miami Lakes. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.


Publications

Totapally, B.R., Raszynski, A., Khan D., Amjad, I., Biehler, J. (2019). Extremity Arterial Thromboses in Hospitalized Children: A National Database Analysis of Prevalence and Therapeutic Interventions. Pediatric critical care medicine, 20(3), e154-e159. View in Pubmed

Williams, P.V., Kavati, A., Pilon, D., Xiao, Y., Zhdanava, M., ..., Hernandez Trujillo, V. (2018). Treatment Patterns, Healthcare Resource Utilization, and Spending Among Medicaid-Enrolled Children with Chronic Idiopathic/Spontaneous Urticaria in the United States. Dermatology and therapy, 8(1), 69-83. View in Pubmed

Williams, P., Kavati, A., Pilon, D., Xiao, Y., Zhdanava, M., Balp, M.M., ..., Hernandez Trujillo, V. (2018). Health care burden and treatment patterns in commercially insured children with chronic idiopathic/spontaneous urticaria: A real-world study in the United States. Allergy and asthma proceedings, 39(3), 201-211. View in Pubmed

Hernandez-Trujillo, V, Oppenheimer, J.J., Khan, D.A. (2018). December 2018. Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology , [Epub ahead of print](), . View in Pubmed

Hernandez-Trujillo, V, Oppenheimer, J.J., Khan, D.A. (2018). December 2018. Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology , [Epub ahead of print](), . View in Pubmed

Cosme-Blanco, W., López-Medina, E., Morales-Bronner S., Blouin, W., Hernandez-Trujillo, V. (2017). Anaphylaxis to horses and epinephrine use: Increasing awareness among pediatric patients and families. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 28(6), 608-610. View in Pubmed

Orange, J.S., Seeborg, F.O., Boyle, M., Scalchunes, C., Hernandez-Trujillo. V. (2016). Family Physician Perspectives on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases. Frontiers of medicine, 3(), 12. View in Pubmed

Leven, E.A., Maffucci, P., Ochs, H.D., Scholl, P.R., ..., Hernandez-Trujillo, V., et al (2016). Hyper IgM Syndrome: a Report from the USIDNET Registry. Journal of Clinical Immunology, 36(5), 490-501. View in Pubmed

Orange, J.S., Akhter, J., Seeborg, F.O., Boyle, M., Scalchunes, C., Hernandez-Trujillo, V. (2016). Pulmonologist perspectives regarding diagnosis and management of primary immunodeficiency diseases. Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, 37(6), e162-e168. View in Pubmed

Hernandez-Trujillo, V.P. (2015). Approach to Children with Recurrent Infections. Immunology and allergy clinics of North America, 35(4), 625-636. View in Pubmed

Hernandez-Trujillo, V.P., Scalchunes, C., Hernandez-Trujillo, H.S., Boyle, J., Williams, P., Boyle, M., Orange, J.S. (2015). Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases: An Opportunity in Pediatrics for Improving Patient Outcomes. Clinical pediatrics, 54(13), 1265-1275. View in Pubmed

Lehman, H., Hernandez-Trujillo, V., Ballow, M. (2015). Diagnosing primary immunodeficiency: a practical approach for the non-immunologist. Current medical research and opinion, 31(4), 697-706. View in Pubmed

Padron, G.T., Hernandez-Trujillo, V. (2014). Discordance Between Aeroallergen Specific Serum IgE and Skin Testing in Children Younger than 4 Years. Pediatrics, 134(Suppl 3), S173. View in Pubmed

Padron, G.T., Hernandez-Trujillo, V. (2014). Relationship of secondhand smoke and infant lower respiratory tract infection severity by familial atopy status. Pediatrics, 134(Suppl 3), S146-S147. View in Pubmed

Padron, G.T., Hernandez-Trujillo, V. (2014). Factors Associated With Reported Food Allergy Tolerance Among US Children. Pediatrics, 134(Suppl 3), S152-S153. View in Pubmed

Hernandez-Trujillo, V., Simons, F.E. (2013). Prospective evaluation of an anaphylaxis education mini-handout: the AAAAI Anaphylaxis Wallet Card. The Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology in Practice, 1(2), 181-185. View in Pubmed

Grossman, S.L., Baumann, B.M., Garcia Peña, B.M., Linares, M.Y., Greenberg, B., Hernandez-Trujillo, V.P. (2013). Anaphylaxis knowledge and practice preferences of pediatric emergency medicine physicians: a national survey. Journal of Pediatrics, 163(3), 841-846. View in Pubmed

Hernandez-Trujillo, H.S., Chapel, H., Lo Re, V. 3rd., Notarangelo, L.D., Gathmann, B., Grimbacher, B., et al (2012). Comparison of American and European practices in the management of patients with primary immunodeficiencies. Clinical & Experimental Immunology, 169(1), 57-69. View in Pubmed

Hernandez-Trujillo, V., Mitchell, G., Liberman, P. (2011). "Allergy". Saunders Elsevier . Textbook of Family Medicine, 8th ed. .

Hernandez-Trujillo, V. (2010). ACAAI Review for the Allergy and Immunology Boards. American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. ACAAI Review for the Allergy and Immunology Boards.

Hernandez-Trujillo, V. (2010). Antihistamines treatment for allergic rhinitis: different routes, different mechanisms?. Allergy & Asthma Proceedings, 30(6), 584-588. View in Pubmed

Cassani, B., Montini, E., Maruggi, G.,... Hernandez-Trujillo, V., Di Serio, C., Roncarolo, M.G., Naldini, L., Mavilio, F., Aiuti, A. (2009). Integration of retroviral vectors induces minor changes in the transcriptional activity of T cells from ADA-SCID patients treated with gene therapy. Blood, 114(17), 3546-3556. View in Pubmed

Hernandez-Trujillo, V.P., Fleisher, T.A. (2008). Interpretation of flow cytometry in primary immunodeficiency disorders. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 100(6), 612-615. View in Pubmed

Hernandez-Trujillo, V. contributor (2008). "Getting started in practice" . Practice Management Resource Guide for New Allergists, 2nd ed..

Hernandez-Trujillo, V. contributor (2008). "Chapter 18: allergy and immunology". Last Minute Internal Medicine: A Concise Review for the Specialty Boards.

Lehman, H.K., Hernandez-Trujillo, V.P., Ballow, M. (2008). The use of commercially available genetic tests in immunodeficiency disorders. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 101(2), 212-218. View in Pubmed

Lieberman, P., Hernandez-Trujillo, V., Frew, A., Liberman, J. (2008). "Antihistamines". Mosby. Clinical Immunology: Principles and Practice.

Hernandez-Trujillo, V., contributor (2008). “Identifying and pursuing established practice opportunities”. Practice Management Resource Guide for New Allergists, 2nd ed..


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