2020 Blog

October

Stanley M. Fineman, MD Receives the Prestigious Gold Headed Cane Award from ACAAI

We are proud to announce that Dr. Stanley M. Fineman has been chosen as the 2020 recipient of the Gold Headed Cane Award by the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI).

Why You Really Need to Get Your Flu Shot During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Although the flu shot will not directly prevent illness from COVID-19, it will reduce the potential for hospitalization/illness due to influenza and reduce the chance of contracting both viruses.

Get to Know Dr. Kevin Schaffer

Our Physician Spotlights showcase our doctors and let you learn a little bit more about them and what they like to do when they are not seeing patients. Dr. Kevin Schaffer is a board-certified allergist who sees patients at our Sandy Springs and Snellville locations.

June

Patient Travels from New Hampshire to See Dr. Carlton During COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has kept many non-coronavirus patients out of doctor’s offices, hesitant to seek care. Others, desperate for treatment have struggled with access to the healthcare they need. Here is a unique story from AA&A physician Dr. David Carlton about a family from New Hampshire that last month found their way to Georgia during the crisis seeking help for their child.

How to Tell When You’re Having a Normal Reaction to an Insect Sting and When It’s Something to Worry About

For many of us, summer brings increased time outdoors and increased exposure to insects. Although everyone will react in some way to the venom of stinging insects, an allergist is an expert who can explain the difference between an allergic reaction and a normal reaction.

April

Tips for Surviving High Pollen

As the temperatures continue to rise, so will the pollen count! Here are some tips for surviving those high pollen count days.

February

Get to Know Dr. Keith Lenchner

Our Physician Spotlights showcase our doctors and let you learn a little bit more about them and what they like to do when they are not seeing patients. Dr. Keith Lenchner is a board-certified allergist who sees patients at our Buckhead and Stockbridge locations.

January

Get to Know Dr. Lily Hwang

Dr. Lily Hwang is a sister, daughter, wife, mother, and board-certified allergist. She understands firsthand the challenges faced when trying to meet the needs of all family members. She prides herself on developing personalized treatment plans with your family’s lifestyle in mind. Dr. Hwang sees patients in our Alpharetta and Lawrenceville offices. Learn more about her here!