Danica J. Schulte, MD

Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Danica J. Schulte, MD is an attending physician in Pediatric Services at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She is board certified in pediatrics, allergy and immunology and pediatric infectious diseases. 

Dr. Schulte's clinical practice focuses on pediatric infectious diseases and allergy and immunology in inpatient and outpatient settings. Her main research interests are Kawasaki Disease and the innate and adaptive immune system. She has been awarded the prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) loan repayment grant for the past four years for excellence in pediatric basic science research.

Dr. Schulte has written numerous articles for peer-reviewed publications, including Circulation, Pediatric Infectious Disease, the Journal of Endotoxin Research and the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. She wrote a chapter on parvovirus in the Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases 6th edition. She has presented her research on immunology, infection, congenital infections and more at national and international research meetings.

In addition to serving as diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics, Dr. Schulte is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

Dr. Schulte earned her bachelor's degree from Santa Clara University (cum laude) and her medical degree (with honors) from Loyola University of Chicago - Stritch School of Medicine. She fulfilled an internship and residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at Cedars-Sinai followed by an allergy and immunology fellowship at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.