Ranging from slightly uncomfortable to life threatening, allergies and asthma can compromise quality of life.  The Polyclinic’s allergy, asthma & clinical immunology specialty diagnoses & medically cares for pediatric & adult patients with allergy, asthma and related problems.  Our specialists see patients for many reasons including:

  • Suspected allergy problems, such as allergic rhinitis (hay fever), asthma, eczema, insect bites, anaphylaxis,  hives, gluten, food & medication allergies
  • Recurrent and chronic sinusitis
  • Delayed allergic contact dermatitis
  • Evaluation of immune deficiencies

Consultation usually includes allergy testing, education & discussion of treatment options related to the patient’s allergic reaction. Continuing care for proven allergic conditions is provided along with allergy vaccination therapy (immunotherapy/allergy shots).