Autumn can be a challenging time of year for school-aged children and adults with allergies and asthma. Emergency room visits increase significantly in the fall due to asthma attacks. This phenomenon is likely due to fall allergens, cooler temperatures, and an increase in viral infections as children return to school. Learning about triggers and managing [...]
Allergy and Immunology
An allergist/immunologist is the best qualified physician for diagnosing and treating asthma. Asthma attacks are often caused by allergies and exposure to allergens. Non-allergic triggers include smoke, pollution or cold air or changes in weather. Many people with asthma also have allergies. Treating the underlying allergic triggers for your asthma will help you avoid asthma symptoms.
The field of immunology is rapidly advancing, and the subspecialty provides opportunities to work with patients with rare and potentially life-threatening disorders of the immune system, as well as managing more complex issues related to diagnosis and treatment.
Source: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Make an Appointment
Contact Your Provider
Pay Your Bill
Insurance & Billing
Our Allergy and Immunology Specialists
Our Allergy and Immunology Locations
In the United States, 1 in 10 patients are affected by penicillin allergy. In the hospital, approximately 1 in 4 patients have a penicillin allergy listed on their medical record. If you carry this diagnosis, you are not alone! What have we learned? Research has shown that a large majority of these patients are not [...]