Joyce Schoettler, M.D.

Dr. Schoettler and her husband are long-time residents of the South Bay, with two children who have grown up on the Palos Verdes Peninsula as avid soccer players. Before she became a "soccer mom," Dr. Schoettler was a competitive figure skater, amateur artist and pianist. Her favorite pastimes are reading, photography, and playing ball with Teddy and Bear, her family's two golden retrievers.


Education and Training

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center/UCLA School of Medicine

  • Subspecialty Fellowship training
  • Adult & Pediatric Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/UCLA School of Medicine

  • Pediatric Internship and Residency

University of California-Irvine/California College of Medicine

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) 

University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Medicine/Physiology

Board Certification

  • American Board of Allergy & Immunology
  • American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Societies and Teaching Appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, USC School of Medicine
  • Full time Clinical and Research Faculty member at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (1988 - 1990)
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Clinical Instructor in the Division of Allergy and Immunology (1990 - 2000)
  • Fellow, American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)
  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology (AAAAI)
  • Los Angeles Society of Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology (LASAACI)

Lectures, Research, and Publications

  • Authored original research publications on sinusitis and asthma, immune deficiencies, and food allergies
  • Book chapter on "IgG subclass deficiencies"
  • Formal lectures and informal teaching of medical students, physicians in specialty training, primary care physicians, school parent groups, and other community groups: topics have included recognition and management of asthma, nasal allergies, food allergies, allergic skin conditions, latex allergy, and anaphylaxis

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