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The Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Clinic at Boulder Medical Center

BMC allergists help you live the life you love

Clinics in Boulder and Louisville, Colorado


Important Allergy Department Updates

  • BMC-Broadway and BMC-Avista Shot Clinics – Please see new hours for both of our shot clinics. To keep our patient safe, shot clinic treatment is by appointment only. Patients need to bring in their own epi-pen, inhalers, and ice packs with straps. Please call the Allergy Nurse line at (303) 440-3083 for any further questions.
  • Telemedicine Appointments Now Available – Engage with your provider from the comfort of your home. Call your care team to see if a video visit is right for you. Click here to learn more about video visits.

Please call for an appointment:  (303) 440-3083

The Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Clinic at Boulder Medical Center helps you live the life you love! We strive to educate, inform, and ultimately empower our patients participate in their own care. Whether your goal is to treat your asthma and compete in a triathlon, become confident with managing your child’s food allergy, or enjoy your furry companions, our allergy specialists offer solutions to help you meet goals such as these.


Boulder | Broadway Clinic
Karen Andrews, MD
Allergist

Location
2750 Broadway in Boulder, Colorado

Boulder|Broadway Shot Clinic Hours
Temporary hours due to COVID-19. By appointment only. Patients need to bring their own epi-pen, inhalers, and ice packs with straps. Please call the Allergy Nurse line at (303) 440-3083 with questions.

  • Monday-Thursday:  9am-12pm | 1pm-3pm
  • Friday/Saturday/Sunday:  Closed

2020 Special & Holiday Hours

  • May 25 – Closed for Memorial Day
  • June 1 – close at 4 pm
  • July 27, 28, 29, 30 – close at 4 pm
  • September 7 – Closed for Labor Day

Louisville | Avista Clinic
Katherine McCormack, MD
Allergist

Location
80 Health Park Drive #100 in Louisville, Colo.
Inside the Avista Medical Center building to the left of the main hospital entrance.

Louisville | Avista Shot Clinic Hours – By Appointment Only

  • Monday and Thursday:  8am-1:30pm
  • Friday/Saturday/Sunday:  Closed

Conditions Evaluated and Treated

  • Asthma
  • Allergic Rhinitis (pollen, mold, animal dander)
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Hives (Urticaria)/Angioedema & Anaphylaxis
  • Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Stinging Insect Allergy
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Drug Allergy
  • Latex Allergy
  • Immunodeficiency (non-HIV) (i.e. CVID, IgA deficiency)

Allergies We Test For

The Allergy Department at Boulder Medical Center offers a full range of allergy testing, including:

  • Environmental Allergens: Pollens, Animals, Molds, Dust Mites
  • Foods
  • Medications
  • Vaccines
  • Insects
  • Latex
  • Metals & Cement
  • Contact allergens

Tests and Procedures Performed in the Office

  • Skin Testing
  • Subcutaneous Allergen Immunotherapy (Allergy shots)
  • Sublingual Allergen Immunotherapy (Under the tongue tabs and drops)
  • Lung Function Tests: Spirometry & Exhaled nitric oxide
  • Drug Challenges & Desensitization
  • Xolair Injections for Asthma and Chronic Hives
  • Food Challenges
  • Intraveous Gammaglobulin Infusions

Allergy Forms for Patients

Helpful Allergy Resources

*National Groups with a Variety of Topics:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology- www.aaaai.org

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology- www.acaai.org

Allergy & Asthma Network, Mothers of Asthmatics- www.aanma.org

American Lung Association- www.lungusa.org/

National Institutes of Health- http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/

*Food Allergy:

Allergy Kids- www.allergykids.com

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders- www.apfed.org

Celiac Disease Foundation – celiac.org

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network- www.foodallergy.org

Food Allergy Initiative- www.foodallergyinitiative.org

Healthline Food Allergy Info- www.healthline.com/adamcontent/food-allergy

*Hives (Urticaria) & Angioedema:

Hereditary Angioedema Association- www.hereditaryangioedema.com/

International Chronic Urticaria Society- www.urticaria.thunderworksinc.com

*Immune Deficiency:

Immune Deficiency Foundation- www.primaryimmune.org

*Latex Allergy:

The American Latex Allergy Association- www.latexallergyresources.org

*Pollen Counts:

National Allergy Bureau- www.aaaai.org/nab/index.cfm?p=allergenreport

*Air Quality

Environmental Protection Agency- http://airnow.gov/

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