Peter Deane, MD
Dr. Deane was born and raised in northern New Jersey. He graduated summa cum laude with honors from the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences, B. A. Biology, minor in American History, and was selected for ΘΒΚ. He remembers Philadelphia fondly and visits when he ca
He entered the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in Rochester ever since. He received the Benjamin Rush Award in Psychiatry and graduated M. D. with Honors. His residency in internal medicine was at Strong Memorial Hospital; combined fellowship training in allergy/immunology and rheumatology was through the U. of R. Medical School Clinical Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology Unit and associated teaching hospitals. He was the Lupus Foundation of America Genesee Valley Chapter Fellow. For his research during fellowship he won the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Western Region Fellow/Trainee Award. He finished training and began to practice as an employee of a local health system. He joined Allergy Asthma Immunology of Rochester, PC, in 1998.
His latest specialty board recertifications are in Allergy and Immunology in 2005 and Rheumatology 2006. In 2000 he was selected as a Lifetime Member of Strathmore’s Who’s Who. In 2012 he received the American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award with Commendation for Continuing Medical Education 2012-2015. He is Meeting MOC Requirements for both ABAI and ABIM-Rheumatology. He participates in PQRS.
At the U. of R. Medical School he is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics. In this role, he lectures students regularly at the Medical School, and teaches residents in medicine and in pediatrics and fellows in allergy/immunology/rheumatology. He has been an attending physician at the Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic at Strong Children’s Hospital.
In October 2006 Dr. Deane was privileged to travel with People to People to the People’s Republic of China to study rheumatology care there, including the role of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).
Dr. Deane sees adults and children over five years of age for allergies and asthma. He sees adults for rheumatologic problems.
He has written a number of abstracts, papers and book chapters on a variety of allergy and rheumatology topics. For the Textbook of Adolescent Medicine he wrote the chapter on “Environmental Allergies”. With Robert H. Schwartz, M. D., he is co-author of a book for general readership: Coping with Allergies (Rosen Publishing). He regularly reviews articles for The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and Pediatrics.
As a member of the Monroe County Medical Society he has worked to design and implement quality measures intended to improve practice in our community.
Among his interests is research in both allergic and rheumatic diseases, and he is one of AAIR’s principle investigators for clinical trials for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, asthma and hay fever, among other ailments.