Dr. Yesim Yilmaz Demirdag, UCI Health allergist and immunologist

Yesim Yilmaz Demirdag, MD


Allergy & Immunology

Clinical Interests

Allergies, Eczema, Food and drug allergies, Immunodeficiencies, Insect stings

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  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology, Allergy & Immunology
  • English
Medical School
Akdeniz University Medical School
Hacettepe UniversityPediatrics
Louisiana State University Health Science CenterPediatrics
Louisiana State University Health Science CenterAllergy and Immunology
Yale Univ. Medical Ctr.Clinical Cytogenetics
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Division of Basic Immunology, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
  • Director — Allergy and Immunology Fellowship,  Division of Basic Immunology
More Information

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.

Yilmaz 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.

Yilmaz 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.

Gottschalk Medical Plaza
1 Medical Plaza Drive
Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 949-824-8600
Fax: 855-209-8413