Advanced Allergy & Asthma Associates/Food Allergy Center of Illinois is a respected medical practice, serving residents of Northern Illinois with three conveniently located offices, in Crystal Lake and Elgin. Our practice was founded on the simple principles of compassion and customer service, blended with the advanced science of modern medicine.
Our physicians and staff members are highly trained, skilled, and deeply caring individuals. Our patients are our friends and neighbors, whom we think of as our extended family. We strive to deliver the same quality of care and level of service that we would want our own beloved parents, children, or other family members to receive.
“We, at Advanced Allergy & Asthma Associates/Food Allergy Center of Illinois, are committed to providing the highest quality of care with passion and empathy, strive towards professional excellence, and to be in tune with the needs and expectations of our patients, referring doctors and our community”
Meet our Providers
Noga Askenazi M.D.
Dr. Noga Askenazi is a nationally-recognized asthma and allergy specialist who is Board-certified in pediatric and adult allergy treatments.
In 2007, Dr. Askenazi went into private practice in Lake, Kane, and McHenry counties with the goal of providing state-of-the-art treatment for individuals suffering from a broad spectrum of allergies and related diseases. She has a special interest in innovative treatments of asthma, sinusitis, also food allergies; eosinophilic esophagitis (allergy-associated inflammation of the esophagus); atopic dermatitis (eczema) and immune disorders; rashes and allergies.
Her primary focus is providing quality care with compassion. She treats every patient as she would a family member, and takes joy in helping patients reach their goals after determining the best treatments together. She works on state and national committees for the advancement of the allergy field and is a consultant for Advocate, AMITA, and Northwestern amongst other health care systems. She has been a national speaker and President of the Illinois Society of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ISAAI).
When you visit Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates/Food Allergy Center of Illinois, you will discover that her exceptional staff is dedicated to meeting the needs of every patient, who they treat like family. Dr. Askenazi considers her staff and patients as her chosen family, and invests in their happiness.
Dr. Askenazi has trained at some of the finest educational institutions in the Midwest:
- Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center of Chicago, IL
- Pediatrics residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center of Chicago, IL
- M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) via New York State and University of Tel Aviv
- B.S. (Bachelor of Science) at Washington University of St. Louis, MO
Dr. Askenazi maintains active membership in the following professional organizations:
- Past president and member of Illinois Society of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
- Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
- Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
- Member of the American Medical Association
Friends and patients describe Dr. Askenazi as a hard-working, down-to-earth, friendly, passionate, approachable individual with a great sense of humor. She is married, and is the proud mother of a daughter and son. When not working, she enjoys spending time outdoors gardening, biking and hiking. She also enjoys cooking, music, and reading.
Eugenia Hahn, M.D.
Dr. Eugenia Hahn is a Midwesterner, having grown up in the Chicagoland area and returning here after training out of the area. She is a respected and recognized Board-certified allergist and immunologist, treating patients of all ages for an array of immunological disorders.
As an allergy sufferer herself, she understands the need of taking her time with her patients to develop a personalized treatment plan incorporating each individual’s lifestyle. Her patients mean everything to her, and she takes pride in finding the ‘why’ behind their problem as she works to help patients and their families understand their condition, to help them attain the best quality of life possible, and reach their aspirations without limitations due to allergies or asthma.
Those who know Dr. Hahn are touched by how thoughtful, warm and caring she is. She is soft spoken but enjoys empowering her patients and their families with the strength of knowledge. She loves to learn about new and different things and share this with others.
Though she is clinically experienced in all aspects of allergy and immunology including allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, rashes, and eosinophilic disorders, her special interests are in food allergy, eczema, and asthma. She is President of the Illinois Society of Allergy and Asthma, a National Committee leader of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, and consultant for Advocate, Northwestern, AMITA, and Northwest Community healthcare systems amongst others.
- M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) at University of Rochester, NY
- B.S. (Bachelor of Science) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
- Fellowship: Allergy and Immunology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
- Residency: Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Hahn maintains active membership in the following professional organizations:
- President of the Illinois Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
- Committee lead and member of American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
- Committee lead and member of American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
- Member, Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
She is married and has a young son and daughter. Her interests outside the office include spending time with her family, gardening, running, yoga, and reading.
Meredith Cirrincione, MS, PA-C
Meredith Cirrincione is a Board-certified Physician Assistant who has been working for 18 years as a PA in Urgent Care, using both her generalized Family Practice training and her Emergency Medicine skills. A large percentage of the patients she treated had allergies, asthma, rashes, or other allergy-related disorders.
She was born and raised in rural Illinois where allergens were abundant. She grew up with many environmental allergies and asthma and in addition to understanding how to treat these conditions, she understands them from a patient perspective too. She takes a holistic approach to treatments and specializes in allergies with her focus on asthma, rashes, environmental allergies, chemical and food allergies.
- Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Rosalind Franklin University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL
- Bachelor of Science in Biology from Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
She is a Fellow Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Association of PAs in Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, and Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants.
Meredith is married and has a young daughter. She has been a classical vocalist for three decades and was in the Nashville Symphony Orchestra Choir too. She continues to sing in her church choir and at weddings and events. She is also an avid reader and enjoys cooking and camping outdoors with her family.
Tonilyn Hatch, MS, PA-C
Tonilyn Hatch is a Board-certified Physician Assistant who has been working as a PA in Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology for the past 10 years. As a lifelong allergy and asthma patient herself, she understands the effects these health issues can have on daily life. She strongly believes that with the right treatment approach allergies and asthma patients should never have to set limitations in their personal life. As such, she strives to help her patients live the fullest life possible without letting their allergies or asthma hold them back. She prides herself in taking time to educate her patients on their medical conditions and then developing personalized treatment plans for each of her patients. While she is trained in all aspects of allergy and asthma, she is especially interested in treating environmental allergies, food allergies, and asthma.
- Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ
- Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
She is a Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and AAPA: Association of PAs in Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.
In her free time she enjoys traveling, relaxing at home, spending time with her nephews in Arizona and niece in New Mexico, and attending sporting events. She also enjoys playing sports, especially softball, and looks forward to getting involved in the local City League Slow Pitch Softball community.