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The Allergy & Immunology Clinic at the Boulder Medical Center

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The mission of the Allergy and Clinical Immunology Department is improve the quality of life of our patients by managing their allergic, asthmatic and immunological conditions. We treat people and families of all ages, from infants to elderly.

allergy treatmentsWe strive to educate, inform and ultimately empower our patients to be participants in their own care. So whether your goal is to be able to treat your asthma so you can compete in a triathlon, be confident in how to manage your child’s food allergy, or enjoy your furry companions, we offer solutions to help you meet goals such as these.

The Allergy & Clinical Immunology Department can be reached at 303-440-3083. This office practices at the Boulder Medical Center on Broadway in Boulder, Colorado.

FDA ALERT: Recall of Certain EpiPen
and EpiPen Jr. Injectors

It has come to Boulder Medical Center’s attention from the FDA that there is a recall on certain EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. injectors. CLICK HERE to read the full alert.

Pollen Counts:

Did you know that Boulder Medical Center (BMC) has its own pollen/mold measuring station? BMC Allergy Specialist Dr. Karen Andrews is measuring weekly at our Broadway location.

5/3/17
HIGH POLLENS: Trees – Pine, Juniper/Cedar, Ash, Birch, Elm, Oak, Maple
HIGH MOLDS: Cladosporium (this mold get released after rain showers)

Allergy Clinic Shot Hours:

Monday: 8:45am-12pm & 1:30pm-5pm
Tuesday: 8:45am-12pm & 1:30pm-5pm
Wednesday: 8:45am-12pm & 1:30pm-5pm
Thursday: 8:45am-12pm & 1:30pm-5pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Special Hours:

Closed Friday through Sunday
*In times of bad weather, the Allergy shot clinic will close at 4pm. If you have any questions about this, please call first before coming in.

 

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

  • 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 Department 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/

Recent Allergy Posts

Boulder Medical Center will be accepting Humana Medicare Advantage plans for 2018. Patients can sign up for the new program…read more

It has come to Boulder Medical Center’s attention from the FDA that there is a recall on certain EpiPen and EpiPen…read more

The influenza vaccine, also known as a flu shot, is a vaccine that protects against seasonal influenza (the Flu). The…read more

Dr. David Fleischer will discuss the Viaskin® peanut patch trial (PEPITES) that is currently recruiting local participants as well as other…read more

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