Rory Nicolaides, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in general pediatric allergies, seasonal allergies, food allergiesdrug allergies, eczema, hives (urticaria), insect allergies, and asthma.

Dr. Nicolaides earned her medical degree at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville. She completed a residency in pediatrics at UT Southwestern, where she also received advanced training through a fellowship in pediatric allergy and immunology.

Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020.

Dr. Nicolaides is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics; the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; the Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society; the Texas Medical Association; and the Dallas County Medical Society. She also serves on the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology’s Adverse Reactions to Foods Committee.

She has delivered several presentations, contributed to the book Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis (FPIES): Diagnosis and Management, and published numerous academic articles and case reports related to her areas of expertise.


Medical School
University of Florida College of Medicine (2015)
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2018), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2020), Pediatric Allergy & Immunology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Oral Food Challenge for FPIES in Practice-A Survey: Report from the Work Group on FPIES Within the Adverse Reactions to Foods Committee, FAED IS, AAAAI.
Nicolaides R, Bird JA, Cianferoni A, Brown-Whitehorn T, Nowak-Wegrzyn A, J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2021 Sep
Disseminated Nannizziopsis Infection in an Adolescent With a STAT1 Mutation.
Most ZM, Lieu T, Filkins L, Nicolaides R, Rakheja D, Gelfand A, Kahn J, Open Forum Infect Dis 2020 Sep 7 9 ofaa390
Food Allergy Immunotherapy with Adjuvants.
Nicolaides RE, Parrish CP, Bird JA, Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 2020 02 40 1 149-173
Inherited and acquired clinical phenotypes associated with neuroendocrine tumors.
Nicolaides RE, de la Morena MT, Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 2017 12 17 6 431-442


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Honors & Awards

  • Texas Super Doctor - Rising Stars
    Texas Monthly (2022)
  • Fellows in Training Abstract Award - Interest Section on Immunotherapy, Rhinitis, Sinusitis, and Ocular Diseases
    American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (2019)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, Adverse Reactions to Foods Committee (2019)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2015)
  • American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (2018)
  • Children's Health Resident Safety Council (2016-2018)
  • Dallas County Medical Society (2018)
  • Texas Allergy Asthma and Immunology Society (2018)
  • Texas Medical Association (2018)