Atlanta Allergy & Asthma News

Eight physicians from Atlanta Allergy & Asthma recognized as Atlanta’s Top Doctors in Modern Luxury Medicine + Doctors and The Atlantan magazines

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 receive peer-driven honor

Updated on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Physicians/nurse practitioners mentioned in this post: David D. Tanner, MD Kathleen A. Sheerin, MD Kevin L. Schaffer, MD Keith I. Lenchner, MD Lily G. Hwang, MD Erinn T. Gardner, MD David W. Carlton, MD

Eight physicians from Atlanta Allergy & Asthma –the largest allergy practice in Georgia– are recognized as Top Doctors in the January issue of Modern Luxury Medicine + Doctors magazine and in the April issue of The Atlantan magazine. 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.

”Our team of acclaimed experts provide high-quality care and share our commitment to delivering groundbreaking treatment for patients suffering from allergic and asthmatic diseases,” says Dr. David Tanner. “It’s an honor to have our physicians featured on this year’s list.”

Modern Luxury Medicine + Doctors and The Atlantan magazines use 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 publications feature 1,732 Top Doctors and 51 Rising Stars representing the following counties: Bartow, Bibb, Cherokee, Clarke, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Dawson, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Floyd, Forsyth, Fulton, Greene, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Newton, Oconee, Paulding, Pickens, Rockdale, and Spalding.

Atlanta Allergy & Asthma has 19 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 the Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia. Dr. Carlton completed fellowship training in allergy and immunology at Wilford Hall Medical Center on Lackland Airforce Base, San Antonio, Texas. 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 did his internship and residency training in pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati. He completed fellowship training in allergy and immunology at Harvard University School of Medicine. Dr. Fineman also earned a master’s in business administration from Kennesaw State University. He is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Dr. Fineman retired in December 2023.

Dr. Erinn T. Gardner is board certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. She earned her medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Gardner did her residency training in internal medicine at Northwestern University and then completed her fellowship training 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 Fayetteville locations.

Dr. Lily 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 and completed a residency in internal medicine/pediatrics and Women’s Health Certification from Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. She did a fellowship in allergy and immunology at Rush University Medical Center/John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital, Chicago, IL. She is a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and 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 board-certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. He earned his undergraduate degree in biology from Harvard University and his medical degree at the University of Chicago. Dr. Lenchner completed both his residency training in internal medicine and his fellowship training in allergy and immunology 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 received his undergraduate degree from the University of Memphis and his medical degree from the University of Tennessee. He completed his internship and residency in pediatrics, as well as his fellowship training in allergy and immunology at Stanford University. He practices at the Sandy Springs and Snellville locations.

Dr. Kathleen A. Sheerin is board certified by both the American Board of Allergy & Immunology and the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Sheerin earned her medical degree from Duke University and did her residency training at Texas Children’s Hospital. She completed fellowship training 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.

Dr. 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 did his internship and residency training at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and completed fellowship training in allergy 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. Dr. Tanner serves as the Medical Director for Atlanta Allergy & Asthma and practices at the Buckhead and Johns 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 more than 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.