“Treat everyone like family” – this is the philosophy
that Malika Gupta Louis, M.D., F.A.A.P. practices daily as she interacts
with patients. A daughter of two physicians, medicine has always surrounded
Dr. Gupta Louis’ life and the idea of being able to have a positive
impact on people’s life was what attracted her to the profession.
As an allergist and immunologist for Hoag Medical Group, Dr. Gupta Louis
welcomes both children and adult patients. Some of the common conditions
she treats include food allergies, asthma, eczema, hay fever, sinusitis,
drug allergies, hives, and primary immunodeficiency diseases. Due to the
fact that this field is rapidly evolving, Dr. Gupta Louis makes it her
priority to stay up to date on the latest research and clinical advances.
Her goal is to increase awareness of primary immunodeficiencies and diagnose
them early as well as treat patients quickly and effectively in order
to improve their quality of life.
After graduating medical school, Dr. Gupta Louis completed her Pediatrics
residency at Virginia Commonwealth University and then proceeded with
two Allergy & Immunology fellowships. The first at Starship’s
Children’s Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand a tertiary care and
referral center for the country’s food allergic and primary immunodeficiencient
children. She was then trained in both Pediatric and Adult Allergy &
Immunology at the University of California, Irvine, in Irvine, California.
As a Southern California native, Dr. Gupta Louis considers Hoag her home
and is thrilled to serve her local community and provide the best in patient care.
During her free time, she enjoys international travel, swimming, and paddle boarding.