"Dr. Karpel completed her residency at Montefiore Hospital Medical Center and her Allergy/Immunology fellowship at University of California San Francisco. She has been a physician with Allergy and Asthma Medical Group since 1982. She currently serves as Treasurer of the Allergy Foundation of Northern California. Dr. Karpel is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; Allergy Association of Northern California; and California Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Dr. Karpel has a special interest in the area of food allergies. Dr. Karpel's interests include travel, studying French, and sports, including skiing, water-skiing, sailing, wind surfing and diving. "