Mariola B. Kubicka, M.D.
Dr. Kubicka was born and raised in Poland
. She achieved her medical degree from Medical University of Lodz (Poland), following
in the footsteps of her father who is also a physician.Her interest
in field of Allergy and Immunology was kindled after working as a Research Associate
at Polish Academy of Science after completing medical school.Mariola came to United
States with her husband Jan in 1979 and went through " Trial by fire" Pediatric
Residency at Brooklyn Cumberland Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.
They called Rochester home from 1982-1984, during which time Mariola entered an Immunology Fellowship program under the tutelage of Dr's Robert Schwartz, John Condemi and Stephen Rosenfeld. Jan was then the anesthesiology Chief Resident at Strong Memorial Hospital.
The next several years that followed were divided
between clinical practice, raising their two sons Max and Stefan and teaching
Family Practice Residents at University of North Dakota School of Medicine in
In 1992 Mariola went back to Poland to help establish an outpatient
Allergy and Immunology Clinic at her Alma Mater Medical School, where she also
worked for the next two years.
Dr. Kubicka came back to Rochester and joined
AAIR in September of 2002, after spending seven years in private allergy practice
in Tacoma Washington. She was an active participant in Washington State Asthma
Project and volunteered her time at Asthma Camp organized by American Lung Association
since 1986, finding it very rewarding to help children with asthma to enjoy summer
camp experience to its fullest.
Mariola is Board certified in Allergy and
Immunology as well as in Pediatrics. She is a Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics
and American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology . She is a part of
pediatric faculty serving as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University
of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Dr. Kubicka sees both pediatric
as well as adult patients and has special interest in IgE mediated cow's
milk allergy and bronchial asthma.
If not working, Mariola can be found
exploring hiking trails of beautiful Upstate New York. Max and Stefan are now
college students and she is glad to be back in Rochester enjoying her friends
and family that live in this area.