2021 Blog


Get to Know Dr. Stanley Fineman

Stanley Fineman, MD started a private practice in Marietta after finishing his Allergy Fellowship training at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts. He joined Atlanta Allergy & Asthma in 1997.

Dog Allergy: Allergic to a Family Member?

For many of us, our dogs are like a member of the family. So when someone in your home is allergic to the family dog — or if you desperately want to bring home a new furry friend – it can be a struggle. Properly diagnosing and managing a dog allergy is essential in making sure all members of the household are happy.

Atlanta Allergy & Asthma Welcomes Meera Patrawala, M.D.

Dr. Meera Patrawala’s connection to the field of allergy/immunology extends to her childhood. She remembers her brothers’ sleepless nights managing the incessant itching of his atopic dermatitis. Making sure his asthma inhaler was always within reach became a family responsibility.


Tips for Surviving High Pollen

You know it's coming — as the temperatures begin to rise, so will the pollen count! Here are some tips for surviving those high pollen count days.


Mold Allergy: How to Control Mold in Your Home

Mold allergy triggers allergic symptoms like other airborne allergens such as pollen, dust and animal dander. Although it is difficult to stay away from outdoor airborne mold spores, there are things you can do to control mold levels in your home or workplace.


What Does the Pollen Count Really Mean?

Patients with allergies have symptoms triggered by a variety of factors. One of the major culprits here in metro Atlanta is pollen. Allergists need to know what pollens are in the air and how they may impact their patients in order to effectively treat them.


What Is an EpiPen and Who Needs It?

Cost and access to EpiPens has been in the news for some time and we are still facing shortages today. We asked Atlanta Allergy & Asthma physician Dr. Lily Hwang to talk about who needs this drug and how to make sure you have access if it is medically necessary.

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!