2018 Practice News
The results of a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine show it is possible for some people with peanut allergy to protect themselves from accidental ingestion by building up their tolerance to peanuts over time.
Although it is nearly impossible to eliminate dust and dust mites from your home there are steps you could take to minimize your exposure to these types of allergies.
Learn about the Teal Pumpkin Project and the best tips for dealing with food allergies during the Halloween season.
Atlanta Allergy & Asthma is proud to support the Immune Deficiency Foundation and their Annual IDF Walk for Primary Immunodeficiency, Saturday October 27th at Tribble Mill Park in Lawrenceville, GA.
On Tuesday, October 2nd, there will be a patient education dinner program for Hereditary angioedema patients and their family members sponsored by Shire Pharmaceutical.
As an allergist and parent of a now 20-year-old with pine nut allergy, I know I can handle a reaction anywhere, anytime, but could my son on his own?
Camber Pharmaceuticals is recalling one lot of Montelukast sodium tablets because the bottles are labeled "montelukast sodium tablets, 10-mg, 30-count" but actually contain 90 tablets of losartan potassium, 50 mg.
All Atlanta Allergy & Asthma offices will be closed on Monday, September 3rd, in observance of Labor Day.
In an effort to mitigate the EpiPen shortage during back-to-school season, the FDA has extended the expiration date on certain lots of EpiPens.
Anaphylaxis is a severe, potentially fatal allergic reaction. Patients with life threatening allergies need immediate access to epinephrine, the only medication that can quickly reverse the symptoms of anaphylaxis. Due to reported difficulties in filling prescriptions for some of the epinephrine devices, it is important for patients at risk for anaphylaxis to know their options:
Seven physicians from Atlanta Allergy & Asthma — the largest allergy practice in Georgia — rank among metro Atlanta’s Top Doctors in Atlanta magazine’s July issue. In all, more than half of the physicians in the publication’s allergy and immunology category come from this one practice.
In observance of Independence Day, all offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th. We hope you have a wonderful holiday with your friends and family.
Healthcare Professionals: Join us this coming Saturday, June 23rd for a conference on the rapidly changing field of food allergy. Our own Dr. Stanley Fineman will be one of the presenting experts.
After nearly 34 years caring for patients with allergic disease and asthma, Dr. Kip Cole is retiring this month. Dr. Cole has been treating families in North Fulton and Marietta for years, often helping multiple generations breathe easier.
All 17 Atlanta Allergy offices will be closed on Monday, May 28th, in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday morning.
Does your child suffer from sneezing, runny or itchy nose, red, itchy or watering eyes, and nasal congestion?
If you have trouble filling your prescription, please contact your Atlanta Allergy & Asthma office for options.
In honor of Memorial Day, all Atlanta Allergy & Asthma offices will be closed May 28.
Introducing peanut to your infant early can help prevent a peanut allergy. This excellent guide will help you understand the importance of early introduction and guide you through your first steps
Researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies. This potentially deadly disease affects one in every 13 children in the U.S. That’s roughly two in every classroom.
Camp Breathe Easy is a six-day, five-night residential camp for children ages 7-13 with asthma. In 2018, Camp Breathe Easy will be held in partnership with Camp Twin Lakes at Camp Will-A-Way in Winder, GA. It will be the 38th year of camp!
World Allergy Week is an annual initiative of the World Allergy Organization (WAO.) The WAO established this initiative with the goal of bringing together different groups for an integrated approach to addressing the needs of patients who suffer from allergic diseases and asthma and those who provide care for them.
Join Atlanta Allergy & Asthma as we support our patients with food allergy and the organization that advocates for them year round. FARE's Food Allergy Hero's Walk is on Sunday, May 6th, at Brook Run Park in Dunwoody.
We are operating regular clinic hours on Friday, 3/30 and Monday 4/2. Enjoy your holiday weekend!
Our own Dr. Howard Silk will be one of the presenters at The Immune Deficiency Foundation’s Annual Education Meeting on April 14. This seminar is for individuals and family members living with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases. The event is free but you must register.
Join us at the 82nd Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival from April 13-15 in beautiful Piedmont Park! We will provide FREE asthma screenings Saturday and Sunday.
If you suffer from allergy symptoms throughout the year, you might be allergic to house dust mites.
We have relocated our Sandy Springs office! As of 1/15/18, we are in the Perimeter Place office building at the corner of Barfield Road and Mt. Vernon Highway, just west of 400. The new office is a mile from our former location and will provide our patients easier access in and out of the complex.
You can sign up to receive allergy shot reminders by text and/or email. You can set these reminders to be generated when it is time for your injection, or to alert you when a shot has been missed.