Physician Information

The Asthma, Allergy & Immunology Institute takes care
of patients with diverse allergic and immunologic
diseases which include but are not limited to:

  • Medication allergies
  • Radiocontrast allergy
  • Anesthetic medications allergies
  • Food allergies (including food colors and additives)
  • Food allergy exacerbated or induced gastrointestinal diseases such as GERD, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Food Protein-induced Enterocolitis etc.
  • Environmental allergies
  • Venom hypersensitivity
  • Contact dermatitis(allergic and non-allergic)
  • Asthma (various severities of asthma including steroid dependent and uncontrolled asthma) and COPD
  • Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis, Allergic sinusitis, Fungal Sinusitis.
  • Dermatitis: Atopic dermatitis, Urticaria (allergic, autoimmune, idiopathic, infectious, physical and genetic disorders).
  • Primary and secondary immunodeficiencies.

The Asthma, Allergy & Immunology Institute performs diverse diagnostic, challenge and therapeutic procedures including:

  • Skin Testing: Standard Skin Prick test (Epicutaneous), Prick to Prick test, Patch test, Intradermal test
  • Drug Allergy Testing, Challenges and Desensitization. Food challenges: Open, Single-blind, Double-blind Placebo control challenges.
  • Controlled Food Re-introduction Protocols
  • Induction of Tolerance
  • Allergen Immunotherapy
  • Venom Testing and Venom Immunotherapy
  • Spirometry, Lung Function Studies, Broncho-Provocation Studies
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Skin Biopsies
  • Advanced Asthma management such as Monoclonal anti-IgE (Xolair) therapy etc.
  • Gammaglobulin Infusion Therapies for Primary and Secondary immunodeficiencies, Infectious and Autoimmune diseases
  • Diagnosis, Work-up and interpretation of immunological laboratory results in patients with suspected immunodeficiencies
  • Immuno-hematological evaluation of Primary immunodeficiency patients for Stem Cell Transplant
  • Post-stem Transplant evaluations and monitoring for immune reconstitution