Dr. Alexandra Freeman is a pediatric infectious diseases physician at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health who focuses on the diagnosis and management of primary immunodeficiencies.
Academic & Professional Trajectory
Dr. Freeman received her medical training at Georgetown University Medical School, completed her pediatric residency training at Yale New Haven Children’s hospital and her pediatric infectious diseases fellowship at Northwestern’s program in Chicago. She then joined NIH as an attending physician, briefly focusing on pediatric HIV and then changing her focus to primary immunodeficiency. Her primary focus is Hyper IgE syndromes, and she has been involved in the initial genetic diagnosis of multiple of these syndromes and is recognized worldwide as an expert in the management of these patients due to her large cohorts of patients followed at NIAID. She also directs the primary immunodeficiency clinic at NIAID in which she educates the allergy/immunology fellows in the diagnosis and management of individuals with complex primary immunodeficiencies. Dr. Freeman has over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles, multiple book chapters and reviews, and has been a speaker in many national and international conferences on the topic of primary immunodeficiencies.