Allergy and immunology
Allergy and immunology specialists (allergists) identify and address problems like allergies, asthma, eczema, hay fever, bad allergic reactions, autoimmune diseases and immune deficiency diseases.
New patients, please download and complete this questionnaire before your visit.
Additional Symptom-Specific Questionnaires:
Allergy and immunology specialists identify and address these and other disorders:
- allergy-related conditions, such as asthma, eczema, hay fever (allergic rhinitis)
- severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis)
- autoimmune diseases like lupus
- bad reactions to drugs, foods and insect stings
- immune deficiency diseases, such as HIV/AIDS and leukemia
- problems with organ transplantation or malignancies (uncontrolled growth of cells)
Source: American Board of Specialties, Research and Education Foundation, Which Medical Specialist for You?; American Medical Association; Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Lexicon: Dictionary of Health Care Terms, Organizations
Reviewed by: Steven Bergeson, MD, medical director of quality, Allina Health clinics; J Richard Sheely, MD, medical director, Allina Health clinics
First published: 8/1/2004
Last reviewed: 6/4/2012