Robert M. Biondi, MD, of Skillman, N.J. and West Tisbury, Mass., passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 7, 2015. He was born and raised in New York City. He was a graduate of St Peter's College in New Jersey and Creighton University Medical School in Omaha, Neb. After serving in the U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1969, and achieving the rank of Captain, he moved his family to Connecticut where he began his practice as one the first pediatric allergists in Norwalk, Conn.
Starting as a solo practitioner, he grew his practice over 40 years into Allergy and Asthma Associates of Fairfield County before retiring in 2011. In that time he served as president of the Fairfield County Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Association, was a Senior Attending Physician and former Chief of Section of Allergy & Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Norwalk Hospital. An Associate Clinical Professor at Yale, he acted as the co-director of the Pediatric Allergy Clinic from 1995 to his retirement.