• Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine

  • Residency:  Eastern Virginia Medical School

  • Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia

Board Certifications

American Board of Allergy & Immunology
American Board of Internal Medicine

Research  and Clinical Interests

  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Asthma
  • Food allergy

Honors and Awards

Co-author of The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology         March 2007

CME exam entitled “The role of leukotrienes in airway inflammation” Best of 2006 award.

American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology 2005 Clinical Fellowship Award: 

Fellow of the year, 2005     

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society                     September 2000

Summa cum laude graduate, Rutgers University            May 1999

Rutgers College Scholarship Award                               1997

Golden Key National Honor Society                                1995-1997

Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar                    1993-1997

CIGNA Foundation Citizens’ Scholarship                       1993-1997

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology       
  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology     
  • Virginia Chapter of the ACP-ASIM, Council of Associate Members

Selected Publications

K.M. Maples, S.C. Henderson, M.Graham, A. Irani.  Treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis with inhaled budesonide in a 7 year old boy with concomitant persistent asthma:  resolution of esophageal submucosal fibrosis as well as eosinophilic infiltration.  Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

K.M. Maples, M.Graham, A. Irani.  Inhaled Budesonide at low to moderate doses is an effective treatment for children with eosinophilic esophagits. (abstract)  The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2006; 119:  S215.

K.M. Maples, L.B. Schwartz.  The role of leukotrienes in airway inflammation-CME examination.  The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2006;118:799-800.

K.M. Maples, S. Pustilnik, W. Zhao, T. Williams, M. Graham, A. Irani.  Treatment Of eosinophilic esophagitis with low to moderate dose swallowed inhaled corticosteroids. (abstract)  The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2006; 117: S303.


Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Division of Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
601 Children's Lane
Norfolk, VA 23507
Phone: (757) 668-8255 ▪ Fax: (757) 7784