Dr. Sotomayor was born in New York City and currently resides in Syracuse, NY. Dr. Sotomayor is a graduate of the CCNY Center for Biomedical Education and completed his medical degree at the New York University in 1981. He completed his pediatric sub-specialty training at the Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY, under Dr. Frank Oski and did a fellowship in Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. He then became an attending physician in pulmonology at Wayne State University and was the director of the apnea program and the pulmonary function laboratory. Since 1988, he has been in private practice specializing in pulmonary and asthma diseases in the Syracuse area. He is also a clinical assistant professor in Pediatrics and Allergy at University Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital. He has been board certified in Pediatrics and Allergy/Immunology since 1987. He belongs to the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, American College of Allergy and Immunology and the NYS Medical Society as well as the Onondaga County Medical Society. He has also received resident teaching awards in the past. He has published articles on allergy and pulmonary diseases. He has recently been active in clinical research studies including seasonal allergic rhinitis, perennial allergic rhinitis, vasomotor rhinitis, asthma, allergic asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.