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Allergy and Clinical Immunology

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Forty-five million Americans have allergies. Our allergy and clinical immunology doctors in Kansas City provide comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for a wide range of allergic and immunological disorders. Together, they work to diagnose, treat and manage allergy conditions for everyone in the family.

About allergy and clinical immunology

The allergy and clinical immunology specialists at The University of Kansas Health System focus on a wide range of allergic and immunologic diseases affecting adult and pediatric patients, including:

  • Allergic conjunctivitis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Asthma
  • Chronic cough
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Drug allergies/vaccine allergies
    • Aspirin allergy
    • Penicillin allergy
    • Sulfa allergy
  • Ear disease/infections
  • Eczema/atopic dermatitis
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Food allergies and food intolerance
    • Egg allergy
    • Gluten intolerance/allergy
    • Meat allergy
    • Milk allergy
    • Peanut allergy
    • Tree nut allergy
    • Shellfish allergy
  • Hay fever/allergic rhinitis
  • Hives/uticaria
  • Nasal polyps
  • Pediatric allergies
  • Primary immunodeficiencies
  • Rhinitis
  • Skin allergies
  • Stinging insect allergies

We also care for people with immunodeficiency disorders. Many of our patients have been referred by their local primary care physician because of difficulty in diagnosing and/or treating their condition.

We offer a variety of appointment types. Learn more or call 913-588-1227 to schedule now.

Allergy and clinical 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:

  • Allergy testing
  • Challenges and desensitization
  • Counseling on controlling your environment
  • Dietary changes
  • Immunotherapy (allergy shots)
  • Immunoglobulin supplementation
  • Medication

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 immunologic conditions. This may include the opportunity to participate in clinical research or clinical trials, which can include new therapeutic options that are not available elsewhere.

For your convenience, allergy and clinical immunology services are available via telehealth and at multiple health system locations, including:

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Immunotherapy for allergies

Immunotherapy treatment, commonly known as allergy shots, gives you the best chance for curing allergies and asthma.

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