Jorge Quel, M.D., E.F.A.C.A.A.I.

Jorge Quel, M.D., E.F.A.C.A.A.I.

Dr. Jorge Quel, is Director of the Allergy, Asthma and Sinus Medical Center in Marina del Rey, California, and cares for numerous allergic conditions such as asthma, rhinitis, sinusitis, urticaria, angioedema. He is associated with Santa Monica Hospital UCLA (Univ. of California Los Angeles), Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital and S. California Hospital of Culver City. Dr. Quel is co-founder of the Hispanic American Allergy Asthma and Immunology Association and as its Executive Director has organized patient as well as physician education programs nationally and internationally. In addition, he is an active member of WHO/GARD (World Health Organization) respiratory diseases. He also supervises the allergy training of physicians from several universities. Appointed as a member of the National Minority Quality Forum, he collaborates with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services on health disparities. He is a member of the California Allergy Association, Los Angeles Allergy Association, Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). He has received many awards including Distinguished Fellow of the ACAAI as well as honorary appointments to numerous foreign allergy societies. Dr. Quel was the Director of the Allergy Department at Illinois Masonic Hospital in Chicago, Director of Allergy Research at Alpha Medical Laboratories in Illinois and Professor at the Chicago Medical School. He also served as: Advisor to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Washington DC, Advisor The White House, Washington DC. Governor appointee to the Board of Medical Quality Assurance, State of California. Dr. Quel has written various medical articles and co-authored several books. Dr. Quel trained in pediatric and adult allergy-clinical immunology at several medical Universities: Ohio State University Hospital; Children’s Hospital in Ohio; University of Illinois; Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital; UCLA. A Post-Doctoral degree in Allergy (from the National Institute of Health (NIH) was awarded by the University of California Los Angeles, UCLA. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology.

Conditions Dr. Jorge Quel Treats at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

  • Angioedema
  • Adverse drug reaction
  • Allergic asthma
  • Allergic rhinitis (hay fever)
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Chronic lung disease
  • Chronic or recurrent sinusitis
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Eczema
  • Food allergies
  • Food intolerances
  • Insect hypersensitivity
  • Medication allergies and intolerances
  • Urticaria

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthNet
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Universidad De Buenos Aires, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas


Durand Hospital


Child Psychiatric Hospital Center - Pediatrics

Rush University Medical Center - Pediatrics


University of California Los Angeles

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