Melinda Rathkopf, MD, is a board-certified Pediatric Allergist/Immunologist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and serves as Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. Prior to returning to her hometown of Atlanta, she practiced in Anchorage, Alaska for 17 years.
Dr. Rathkopf earned her medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine prior to serving in the U.S. Air Force where she completed her pediatric residency training at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi. She then received her fellowship training in Allergy/Immunology at Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Rathkopf also completed a Physicians Executive MBA at Auburn University.
Dr. Rathkopf currently serves on the Advocacy Council and is Chair of the Practice Management Committee for the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
Focus of Practice
Areas of Interest
- Immune deficiencies
- Mast cell disorders
- Food allergies
- American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
- American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
- American Academy of Pediatrics
Research & Publications
Dr. Rathkopf’s research focuses on pediatric allergies and immunology.