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What is Local Allergist

Allergists play a crucial role in diagnosing and managing allergic conditions, providing patients with personalized treatment plans to help alleviate symptoms and improve their quality of life. They undergo extensive training in immunology and allergies, which enables them to effectively identify and address a wide range of allergic reactions and immune system disorders.

Allergy testing is a key component of an allergist's diagnostic process, with methods including skin tests and blood tests to pinpoint specific allergens triggering a patient's symptoms. Once a diagnosis is established, allergists work closely with patients to develop individualized treatment strategies. These may include allergen avoidance techniques, medication prescriptions such as antihistamines or inhalers, immunotherapy options like allergy shots or sublingual tablets, and education on managing allergic reactions.

The Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, founded in 1945, has been instrumental in advancing the field of allergy and immunology in Canada. Its efforts have contributed to the training and professional development of allergists, as well as the dissemination of knowledge and best practices in allergy diagnosis and treatment.

Overall, allergists are dedicated medical professionals committed to helping patients effectively manage their allergic conditions, ultimately improving their overall health and well-being.

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Allergists are highly trained medical doctors specializing in immunology, focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of allergies and related conditions. Following medical school, they typically complete a residency program in Internal Medicine or Pediatrics, followed by further fellowship training in Allergy and Immunology.

During their training, allergists delve into the intricacies of the immune system's response to allergens, encompassing substances like pollen, dust mites, food, medications, and insect venom. They develop expertise in diagnosing and managing various allergic conditions, including allergic rhinitis (hay fever), asthma, atopic dermatitis (eczema), food allergies, drug allergies, and immune system disorders.

The Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, established in 1945, is one of Canada's oldest specialty societies. Formerly known as the Canadian Society for the Study of Allergy and the Canadian Academy of Allergy, it adopted its current name in 1967, reflecting its commitment to advancing the field.

Allergists are proficient in conducting allergy testing using skin tests and blood tests to pinpoint specific allergens triggering an individual's allergic reactions. Based on the diagnosis, they devise personalized treatment plans, which may include allergen avoidance strategies, medication prescriptions (such as antihistamines or inhalers), immunotherapy (via allergy shots or sublingual tablets), or education on managing allergic reactions.

With their specialized training in immunology and allergies, allergists provide comprehensive care to patients with allergic conditions, assisting them in effectively managing symptoms and enhancing their quality of life.

Dr. Vipul Jain

Dr. Vipul Jain

Allergist
Niagara Falls, ON
Dr. Rebecca Sunny Pratt

Dr. Rebecca Sunny Pratt

Allergist
St Catharines, ON
Dr. Shannon Beverly French

Dr. Shannon Beverly French

Allergist
Stoney Creek, ON
Dr. Joseph Greenbaum

Dr. Joseph Greenbaum

Allergist
Hamilton, ON
Dr. Derek Kuo-Cheng Chu

Dr. Derek Kuo-Cheng Chu

Allergist
Hamilton, ON
Dr. David Fahmy

Dr. David Fahmy

Allergist
Hamilton, ON
Dr. Abeer Mohamed Abou Elregal Hegazi

Dr. Abeer Mohamed Abou Elregal Hegazi

Allergist
Hamilton, ON
Dr. Paul Keith

Dr. Paul Keith

Allergist
Hamilton, ON
Dr. Susan Waserman

Dr. Susan Waserman

Allergist
Hamilton, ON
Dr. Jason Ohayon

Dr. Jason Ohayon

Allergist
Hamilton, ON
Dr. Arthur Guozhi Chung

Dr. Arthur Guozhi Chung

Allergist
Brantford, ON
Dr. Douglas Mack

Dr. Douglas Mack

MSc, MD, FRCPC
Allergist
Burlington, ON
Dr. Noreen Naree Choe

Dr. Noreen Naree Choe

Allergist
Burlington, ON
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Dr. Mariam Alfy Hanna

Allergist
Burlington, ON
Dr. Douglas Paul Mack

Dr. Douglas Paul Mack

Allergist
Burlington, ON
Dr. Mary Laura Messieh

Dr. Mary Laura Messieh

Allergist
Burlington, ON
Dr. Michael Cyr

Dr. Michael Cyr

Allergist
Burlington, ON
Dr. Ya Sophia Xu

Dr. Ya Sophia Xu

Allergist
Burlington, ON
Dr. Andrea Karen Marrin

Dr. Andrea Karen Marrin

Allergist
Oakville, ON
Dr. Beninder Singh Dua

Dr. Beninder Singh Dua

Allergist
Oakville, ON
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