Jonathan Allen Hemler, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
M.D., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VirginiaB.S., Biology, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
Clinical Description
Dr. Jonathan A. Hemler joined the Pediatric faculty in the Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in August 2016. He attended medical school at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA followed by residency training in Pediatrics at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He then completed his fellowship training in Allergy/Immunology at Vanderbilt. He is board certified in both Pediatrics and Allergy/Immunology.

His main clinical and research interests are the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of food allergy, including food immunotherapy clinical trials. He also sees patients with Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders (EGIDs), including Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), in a multidisciplinary clinic with Pediatric Gastroenterology. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals on anaphylaxis and also the genetics of food allergy.

Dr. Hemler sees patients at the main Pediatric Allergy clinic at One Hundred Oaks, the EGID clinic in the Doctor's Office Tower (DOT) next to the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in downtown Nashville, and also at the Vanderbilt Pediatric Subspecialty clinic on Edward Curd Lane in Franklin, TN.
Clinical Research Keywords
Food allergy; Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Stone CA, Hemler JA, Commins SP, Schuyler AP, Phillips EJ, Peebles RS, Fahrenholz JM. Anaphylaxis after Zoster Vaccine: Implicating Alpha-Gal Allergy as a Possible Mechanism. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol [print-electronic]. 2016 Dec 12/13/2016; PMID: 27986511, PII: S0091-6749(16)31455-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2016.10.037, ISSN: 1097-6825.

Hemler JA, Phillips EJ, Mallal SA, Kendall PL. The evolving story of human leukocyte antigen and the immunogenetics of peanut allergy. Ann. Allergy Asthma Immunol [print-electronic]. 2015 Dec; 115(6): 471-6. PMID: 26522257, PII: S1081-1206(15)00693-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.anai.2015.10.008, ISSN: 1534-4436.