Eight physicians from Atlanta Allergy & Asthma appear on 2023 Castle Connolly Top Doctors list

Drs. David W. Carlton, Stanley M. Fineman, Erinn T. Gardner, Lily G. Hwang, Keith I. Lenchner, Kevin L. Schaffer, Kathleen A. Sheerin, and David D. Tanner appear in Modern Luxury Medicine + Doctors magazine’s January issue

Updated on Friday, January 20, 2023

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Eight physicians from Atlanta Allergy & Asthma –the largest allergy practice in Georgia– are honored in metro Atlanta’s Top Doctors Listings in Modern Luxury Medicine+ Doctors magazine’s January issue. Atlanta Allergy & Asthma allergists consistently appear on the list, which annually honors notable physicians among the area’s healthcare landscape.

This year’s Top Doctors list includes the following Atlanta Allergy & Asthma physicians: Drs. David W. Carlton, Stanley M. Fineman, Erinn T. Gardner, Lily G. Hwang, Keith I. Lenchner, Kevin L. Schaffer, Kathleen A. Sheerin, and David D. Tanner. Atlanta Allergy & Asthma physicians make up one-third of the chosen doctors in the Allergy & Immunology category.

“This recognition shows our team's commitment to providing innovative treatment for patients suffering from allergic and asthmatic diseases," says Dr. David Tanner. “I'm proud of our acclaimed team of experts who provide high-quality care."

Modern Luxury Medicine + Doctors magazine uses a database of top doctors compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., an established healthcare research company based in New York. Each physician included is chosen through peer nomination, research, and a stringent vetting process. The publication features 1,371 Top Doctors and 44 Rising Stars representing the following counties: Bartow, Bill, Cherokee, Clarke, Cobb, Coweta, Dawson, DeKalb, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Greene, Gwinnett, Henry, Newton, Oconee, Paulding, Pickens, Rockdale, Clayton, Hall, Spalding, Douglas and Floyd.

Atlanta Allergy & Asthma has 18 locations across Metro Atlanta and north Georgia. Their board certified allergists treat all allergic conditions, asthma, and immunologic disorders. To schedule an appointment call 770-953-3331 or visit AtlantaAllergy.com.

Dr. David W. Carlton is board certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Internal Medicine. He earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine. He completed internship and residency training in internal medicine at Naval Medical Center. Dr. Carlton received a fellowship in allergy and immunology at Wilford Hall Medical Center. He is a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and the American College of Physicians. He practices at the Rome location.

Dr. Stanley M. Fineman is board certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. He earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and a master’s in business administration at Kennesaw State University. Dr. Fineman completed internship and residency training in pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati. He received a fellowship in allergy and immunology at Harvard University School of Medicine. Dr. Fineman is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. He practices at the East Cobb and Kennestone locations.

Dr. Erinn T. Gardner is board certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Gardner specializes in the management of chronic cough, asthma, and allergic rhinitis. She earned her medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Gardner completed residency training in internal medicine at Northwestern University. She received a fellowship in allergy and immunology at Northwestern University and Northwestern University Children’s Memorial Hospital. Dr. Gardner is a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, and the Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Society of Georgia. She sees patients at the Canton and Douglasville locations.

Dr. Lilly G. Hwang is board certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the American Board of Pediatrics. She earned her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Hwang completed a residency in internal medicine and in pediatrics and women’s health at Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. She received a fellowship in allergy and immunology at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Society of Georgia, the American College of Physicians, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She practices at the Alpharetta and Lawrenceville locations.

Dr. Keith I. Lenchner is a board-certified allergist. He earned his medical degree at the University of Chicago. Dr. Lenchner completed residency training in internal medicine at Northwestern University. He is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, and the Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Society of Georgia. He practices at the Buckhead and Stockbridge locations.

Dr. Kevin L. Schaffer is board certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Pediatrics. He earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Schaffer completed internship and residency training in pediatrics and in allergy and immunology at Stanford University. He is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. He practices at the Snellville and Sandy Springs locations.

Dr. Kathleen A. Sheerin is board certified by both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Sheerin earned her medical degree from Duke University. She completed residency training at Texas Children’s Hospital. She received a fellowship in allergy and immunology at Duke University. Dr. Sheerin is a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She practices at the Lawrenceville and Sandy Springs locations.

David D. Tanner is board certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Pediatrics. He earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University. He completed internship and residency training at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Dr. Tanner received a fellowship in allergy, asthma and immunology at Baylor College of Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the Medical Association of Georgia, and the American Medical Association. He practices at the Buckhead and John’s Creek locations.

Atlanta Allergy & Asthma, the largest allergy practice in Georgia, has been the premier provider of quality care and research in the field of allergies, asthma, and immunology for 50 years. The practice’s board-certified allergists and specially trained advanced practitioners are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of allergic, asthmatic, and immunologic diseases. Atlanta Allergy & Asthma is the only National Allergy Bureau-certified pollen counting station in the Atlanta area. Go to AtlantaAllergy.com for daily updates.

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