Bob Geng, MD

Dr. Bob Geng received his undergraduate education and Masters of Arts at the Georgetown  University School of Foreign Service where he studied International Relations and Foreign  Policy.  He then obtained his Doctorate in Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.  He completed his Residency Training in Internal Medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis.  Following Residency, he received Fellowship training in Allergy & Immunology at University of California Los Angeles where he also completed a Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology.  Upon completion of Fellowship, he became Faculty at the University of California San Diego in the Division of Allergy/Immunology.  In mid-2021, Dr. Geng joined the Allergy Asthma Medical Group and continues to serve as Associate Voluntary Clinical Professor at UCSD in the Division of Allergy/Immunology.  He is the Co-Director of the Rady Children’s Hospital Allergy Asthma Foundation of America supported Severe Asthma Program as well as the Co- Director of the Multidisciplinary Atopic Dermatitis Program at Rady.  He is actively involved in the training of UCSD Allergy/Immunology Fellows and UCSD Residents and serve as a research mentor to students, Residents and Fellows across multiple specialties.  He is the current President of the San Diego Allergy Society.


  • Physician Investigator, Allergy & Asthma Medical Group and Research Center
  • Associate Voluntary Clinical Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine


  • Awarded the T32 Grant (funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences) NIH during UCLA Postdoctoral Interdepartmental Clinical Pharmacology Training Program
  • Clemens Von Pirquet Award by the ACAAI for Original Research—2nd Place Winner
  • Clinical Science Training and Research Pathway (CSTAR) of the Dept of Medicine, Washington University
  • Mentors in Medicine Program Research Grant of Dept of Medicine of Washington University

Fun Facts!

  • Dr. Geng can speak several languages including Chinese, French and German.