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Medical Services Provided

The Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Research Center offers the most advanced treatment options for Asthma, Allergic and Non Allergic Rhinitis, Chronic Sinusitis, Atopic Dermatitis(Eczema), Food and Drug Allergies, and Immunodeficiency. Treatment options available include:

  • State of the Art Asthma and Allergy Treatment
  • Immunotherapy
  • Food Challenge
  • Food Desensitization
  • Drug Desensitization

What is Immunotherapy?

Commonly referred to as allergy shots, immunotherapy is a treatment option for individuals who have allergic rhinitis, eczema or allergic asthma triggered by pollen, mold, dust mite or pet dander, as well as venom (insect sting) allergies.

Immunotherapy (allergy injections) is the process of introducing small amounts of the allergens to which one is allergic and progressively increasing the doses to lessen an individual's allergic response. Allergy injections have been used for over 100 years and are an FDA-approved therapy.

In a Rush? Do RUSH!

Accelerated or RUSH immunotherapy is where allergy shots are given in an accelerated fashion.

What is the Advantage of RUSH Immunotherapy?

While regular immunotherapy takes 3 1/2 months to get to maintenance, RUSH immunotherapy takes a shorter time (about 4-5 weeks) to achieve maintenance. There will be a faster improvement in the allergy symptoms. Ask your healthcare provider or contact our office for more details.

In the News

American Initiative in Mast Cell Diseases

I had the honor to attend the Inaugural Investigator Conference in May 2019 at Stanford University. "The mission of the American Initiative in Mast Cell Diseases (AIM) is to advance the research, education, and treatment of mastocytosis and related mast cell diseases."

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Shared Decision Making

Recently in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2019, there was a review page on Shared Decision Making (SDM) for the allergist.

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RESEARCH STUDIES

We have several studies going on that we are very excited about!
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Dr. Tarpay featured on KFOR-TV

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