Dr. Harizaj attended the University of Medicine of Tirana in Albania where she received her MD after which she practiced as an Internist and General Physician in Albania. She then took a position as a Research Assistant in the Department of Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine in New York, NY. She competed an Internal Medicine Residency at Capital Health Medical Center in Trenton, NJ where she also served as a Chief Resident. Dr. Harizaj is currently completing a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology. She is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and her focus of interest is in food allergy.