Tina Motazedi, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Academic Institute
Assistant Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Dr. Motazedi received her Bachelors degree in Chemistry & Mathematics from Williams College with Honors. After graduation she joined the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Technology Assessment to conduct cancer health outcomes research with a focus on improving quality and cost-effectiveness of medical care. She went on to receive her Medical Degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She then completed her Internal Medicine Residency Training at Baylor College of Medicine. As a resident she received the Goodfriend Ambulatory Care Award for excellent performance in patient care, as well as the award for Outstanding Resident Teacher. She completed her Allergy & Immunology Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School where she trained under experts and pioneers in the field.

Description of Research

During her training, Dr. Motazedi was involved in research and joined the Anthony laboratory at the Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases. There she studied the pattern and role of antibody glycosylation as biomarkers of allergic diseases.  She also studied the antibody characteristics of patients with COVID-19 vaccine allergic reactions. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Allergy & Immunology.


Differential Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Antibody Profiles After Allergic Reactions to Messenger RNA Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccine
Maron, JS, Conroy, M, Naranbai, V, Samarakoon, U, Motazedi, T, Farmer, JR, Freeman, E, Banerji, A, Bartsch, YC, Gregory, DJ, Poznansky, MC, Alter, G & Blumenthal, KG 2022, , Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 226, no. 7, pp. 1231-1236. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiac107

Infection Phenotypes Among Patients with Primary Antibody Deficiency Mined from a US Patient Registry
Pickett, G, Motazedi, T, Kutac, C, Cahill, G, Cunnigham-Rundles, C, Fuleihan, RL, Sullivan, KE & Rider, NL 2021, , Journal of Clinical Immunology, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 374-381. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10875-020-00916-1

PI prob: A risk prediction and clinical guidance system for evaluating patients with recurrent infections
Rider, NL, Cahill, G, Motazedi, T, Wei, L, Kurian, A, Noroski, LM, Seeborg, FO, Chinn, IK & Roberts, K 2021, , PLoS ONE, vol. 16, no. 2 February, e0237285. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237285

Hereditary angioedema: Special considerations in women
Yakaboski, E, Motazedi, T & Banerji, A 2020, , Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, vol. 41, no. 6, pp. S47-S50. https://doi.org/10.2500/AAP.2020.41.200077

Breast cancer risk, worry, and anxiety: Effect on patient perceptions of false-positive screening results
Lee, JM, Lowry, KP, Cott Chubiz, JE, Swan, JS, Motazedi, T, Halpern, EF, Tosteson, ANA, Gazelle, GS & Donelan, K 2020, , Breast, vol. 50, pp. 104-112. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2020.02.004

Hemodialysis patient with finger ulcerations
Rahnama-Moghadam, S, Motazedi, T & Krejci-Manwaring, J 2017, , Journal of Family Practice, vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 107-110.

A convenient and practical method for the selective preparation of deuterofluorocarbons
Richardson, DP, Bauer, GS, Bravo, AA, Drzyzga, M, Motazedi, T, Pelegri-ODay, EM, Poudyal, S, Suess, DLM & Thoman, JW 2015, , Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, vol. 180, pp. 208-215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluchem.2015.10.002

Comparing morbidities of testing with a new index: Screening colonoscopy versus core-needle breast biopsy
Swan, JS, Kong, CY, Hur, C, Halpern, EF, Itauma, O, Williams, O, Motazedi, T & Lee, JM 2015, , Journal of the American College of Radiology, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 295-301. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2014.08.014

Auditing a breast MRI practice: performance measures for screening and diagnostic breast MRI
Niell, BL, Gavenonis, SC, Motazedi, T, Chubiz, JCO, Halpern, EP, Rafferty, EA & Lee, JM 2014, , Journal of the American College of Radiology, vol. 11, no. 9, pp. 883-889. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2014.02.003

Responsiveness of the testing morbidities index in colonoscopy
Swan, JS, Hur, C, Lee, P, Motazedi, T & Donelan, K 2013, , Value in Health, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 1046-1053. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2013.07.008