Allergy and Immunology
Forty-five million Americans suffer from allergies. Our allergy and immunology doctors in Kansas City provide comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for a wide range of allergic and immunological disorders. Together, they work together to diagnose, treat and manage allergy conditions for everyone in the family.
About allergy and immunology
The allergy and immunology specialists at The University of Kansas Health System focus on a wide range of diseases of the immune system. They diagnose and treat many common allergic conditions, such as:
- Chronic cough
- Chronic sinusitis
- Drug allergies
- Ear disease/infections
- Food allergies and food intolerance
- Egg allergy
- Gluten intolerance/allergy
- Meat allergy
- Milk allergy
- Peanut allergy
- Tree nut allergy
- Shellfish allergy
- Hay fever
- Nasal polyps
- Pediatric allergies
- Skin allergies
We also care for people with immunodeficient and autoimmune diseases of the skin, respiratory, vascular and musculoskeletal systems. Many of our patients have been referred by their local primary care physician because of difficulty in diagnosing and/or treating their condition.
Allergy and immunology services
We approach allergy management as a collaborative effort between our team and you. Our testing and treatment methods allow you to feel better fast and complete therapy in less time. We offer a full range of allergy treatments:
- Counseling on controlling your environment
- Dietary changes
- Immunology (allergy shots)
- Minimally invasive and endoscopic sinus surgery
As part of an academic medical institution, we are able to offer the most up-to-date, evidence-based treatments for people with allergies and autoimmune diseases. This may include the opportunity to participate in clinical research or clinical trials, which can include new therapeutic options that are not available elsewhere.
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Doctors at The University of Kansas Health System are care providers and researchers at the forefront of new medical discoveries. From primary care to complex conditions, we offer hundreds of specialists.