David D. Tanner, M.D., received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia and earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University. He completed his internship and residency at St. Louis Children's Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, which is affiliated with Washington University. Dr. Tanner served as Chief Resident of the hospital from 1976-1977 while completing a fellowship in Ambulatory Pediatrics. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Tanner is board certified by both the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Pediatrics. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He is active in the Medical Association of Georgia and is a member of the American Medical Association.
Dr. Tanner is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Department of Allergy and Immunology at Emory University and serves as a volunteer at Grady Hospital's Allergy and Asthma Clinic. Dr. Tanner is consistently voted one of Atlanta's top allergists in Atlanta Magazine's "Top Doctors" issue.
Dr. Tanner and his wife Leslie live in Atlanta and have three children. He occupies his leisure time with running, tennis, gardening and spending time in the North Georgia Mountains.
Dr. Tanner has been a practicing allergist in Atlanta since 1979. He sees patients at our Buckhead and John's Creek locations.
Tanner D, Buckley PJ, Hong R, Shearer WT. Fatal bronchiolitis due to cytomegalovirus 3 1/2 years after thymic transplantation in Nezelof’s Syndrome. Pediatrics 1980;65:98-102.
Tanner D. Indoor air pollution and formaldehyde. 1987 Atlanta Medical Journal.