Breathe Right, Live Well
Alabama Allergy & Asthma Center’s mission is to be the leading caregiver for patients with allergies and chronic respiratory problems. Since 1966, our practice has been committed to providing the greater Birmingham area and our patients with the best care through our values of care, advocacy, service, integrity, and accountability. Allergies, asthma, and immune diseases can have a drastic effect on an individual’s quality of life. Our team of physicians, nurse practitioners, and staff work together to help diagnosis and treat patients who suffer from pediatric and adult allergies, skin disorders, sinus issues, asthma, and immunological issues, as well as food and drug allergies. Come see us at one of our convenient locations in Homewood, Hoover, Alabaster, Chelsea, Cullman, Trussville, Bessemer, or Oxford.
Why See an Allergist?
Becoming an allergist / immunologist requires at least an additional nine years of training beyond a bachelor’s degree. After completing medical school, physicians undergo three years of training in internal medicine or pediatrics and pass the exam of either the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) or the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). To specialize in Allergy-Immunology, it is next necessary for internists and pediatricians to complete an additional two years of study, called a fellowship, in an accredited allergy / immunology training program. They are then qualified to sit for the American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI) certification exam. All of our allergists are certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology: the only recognized specialty that cares for patients with allergic and immunological diseases.
- Sinus Infections
- Asthma and frequent cough
- Hay Fever (Rhinitis)
- Eye Allergies
- Food, Insect, and Drug Allergies
- Immune System Problems that might cause frequent infections
- Cheryl A Mckeown
My college age son started going there about 4 years ago. They put him on allergy injections once a week. It was a chore keeping him on track with... read more
- Kelly Black
My son is an Oral Immunotherapy patient at the Alabama Allergy & Asthma Center for desensitization to peanuts. Everyone at the center is always super friendly and they have repeatedly... read more
- Marsha Weir
My 96 year old Father has been itching for over a year and with all his scratching irritated his arms, legs, and back where in horrible shape. We had... read morePam Stewart-Kuhn
Dr Comer and her staff at the Food Allergy Treatment Center (part of this medical practice) have been the answer to 18 years of prayers! My daughter has had... read more
- Sonya Castillo
The staff and the doctors are excellent. They offer study groups and my daughter joined one and she has been itch free after 19 years of itching! Please parents, give... read more
- Barbara Ryans Barnes
Great customer service!
Dr. Anderson is excellent in this field. I was referred to AL Asthma and Asthma Center because I had multiple conditions and my local physician felt they... read more
- Rebecca Johnson Shew
I have been using Alabama Allergy since Dr. Baugh was there, more than 25 years ago. It's gotten increasingly better since Dr. Soong took over. The friendliness and efficiency have... read more
So you’ve heard about OIT (Oral Immunotherapy), and now you’re curious about the risk factors. You may have heard that there is no risk involved with OIT, or you may have been told the opposite: that in your case, OIT is too risky to attempt. With so much information...read more
Background Food allergy affects over 12 million Americans and is on the rise. From 1997-2007, the prevalence of reported food allergy increased 18% among children under 18 years of age. 4-6% of children in the U.S. have food allergy and about 1-2% of...read more
Click here to see the new CDC Fact Sheet There is an easy way to find out if you are truly allergic to penicillin. For penicillin allergy testing, call Alabama Allergy & Asthma Center to make an appointment with one of our board – certified allergists...read more