Our Physicians

Martha M. Tarpay, MD
Allergist and Immunologist

Dr. Martha Tarpay is the founder of the Allergy, Asthma, and Clinical Research Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Dr. Tarpay was born in Hungary and received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Budapest Medical School, where she graduated Summa cum Laude. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at St. John’s Hospital in Budapest and a residency in Pediatrics in Calgary, Canada. She pursued a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases and Immunology at the University of Oklahoma. After her fellowship, Dr. Tarpay was invited to join the faculty. During her sabbatical, she worked with Dr. Robert Good in Immunology. Always in pursuit of furthering her medical knowledge to provide better outcomes for her patients, Dr. Tarpay completed a Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at National Jewish Hospital in Denver Colorado, a world renowned leader in respiratory, allergic and immune diseases. After her fellowship, Dr. Tarpay became the Chief of Pediatric Allergy Services at Children's Hospital. In 1987, she established the Allergy, Asthma, and Clinical Research Center.

Dr. Tarpay is Board Certified in Allergy/Immunology and Pediatrics. She is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; American Academy of Pediatrics, the Oklahoma State Medical Association, the European Allergy Society, the World Allergy Organization and the Western Allergy Society. She is a consultant for several pharmaceutical companies, and as a Certified Principal Investigator is actively involved in clinical research trials, keeping up to date on the best, most current allergy and asthma treatments available.

Florina Neagu , MD
Board Certified Allergist

Dr. Florina Neagu joins Allergy and Asthma Research Center as a board-certified allergist/clinical immunologist.

Dr. Neagu is very thorough and detail-oriented which has allowed her to care for complicated patients and those with multiple needs. She listens carefully to the concerns of her patients and personalizes treatment plan for each individual. She also employs evidence-based medicine strategies in her clinical practice. She strives to remain up to date with current allergy and asthma literature.

Dr. Neagu values education and has accepted rotating medical students and residents (of pediatric, internal medicine and family medicine) into her clinic since 2014. They enjoy working with her and give her very high marks.

In 2016, she was named Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Oklahoma Department of Medicine and for the past 3 and a half years served the community of Oklahoma at the Oklahoma Allergy and Asthma Clinic.

Leadership roles have included serving as the secretary ad treasurer of the Oklahoma Allergy and Asthma Society which advocates for regional allergy and asthma related topics and plans an annual scientific meeting.

She has moved to Oklahoma City with her husband from Chicago, where they lived for 6 years. After graduating from University of Timisoara College of Medicine, Romania, she completed her Internal Medicine residency at Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Neagu was then accepted at Rush University Allergy and Immunology Fellowship program and completed this fellowship in 2012.

Dr. Neagu performed research in topics including asthma and vitamin D insufficiency, medication allergy and nasal allergies. She is an active member in the American Academy of Allergy , Asthma and Immunology ( AAAI) , American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology ( ACAAI) and American College of Physicians ( ACP) .

Dr. Neagu and her husband who is also a physician in the city, and their two children - enjoy activities in the great Oklahoma outdoors, getting lost in good literary works, travel and kids activities.

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
  • Internal Medicine
  • Allergy and Immunology
MEMBERSHIPS
  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • American College of Physicians
  • Oklahoma Allergy and Asthma Clinic

In the News

Dr. Tarpay featured on KFOR-TV

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Oklahoma City, OK, is one of the worst cities in the nation for allergies. Dr. Tarpay offers tips to keep pollen at bay:

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PEANUT ALLERGY

The incidence of peanut allergy has significantly increased during the last 2 decades. A new study, the LEAP trial suggest that eating peanut early( during the first year of life ) may be associated with reduced risk of peanut allergy. Ten international medical organization created a " Consensus Communication "  an interim guidance for high risk infants. We expect new guidelines regarding feeding practices for healthy and high risk infants.  


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