Dr. Yesim Yilmaz Demirdag is a board-certified UCI Health allergist and immunologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of immunodeficiencies in children and adults, asthma, food allergies and eczema in children.
Her clinical interests include urticaria (hives), angioedema (swelling), rhinitis, sinusitis, drug allergies, eosinophilic esophagitis and stinging insect allergies.
Demirdag obtained her medical degree at Akdeniz University School of Medicine in Antalya, Turkey. She completed residencies in pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC)-Shreveport and Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey, followed by fellowships in allergy and immunology at LSUHSC-Shreveport and clinical cytogenics at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn.
Her research interests include genetics of primary immune deficiencies, immune deficiencies in chromosomal abnormalities, eczema and food allergies.
Demirdag seeks to provide the best clinical practice and communicate evidence-based medicine to her patients and colleagues.
She sees patients at UCI Health Gottschalk Medical Plaza in Irvine.