Dr. Carolyn Comer is a native of Birmingham and graduated from Auburn University and the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Alabama in Birmingham and Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the prestigious National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Comer is Board Certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners, the American Board of Pediatrics, and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Comer has participated in numerous scientific medical studies and has been published in multiple medical journals, and has been active in research and patient education. She is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and the Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Comer is licensed to practice in Alabama, Oregon, and the State of Washington.
Dr. Comer is recognized in the area, practicing at Alabama Allergy & Asthma Center from 1995 to 2008, before pursuing her practice in Washington State. Dr. Comer has a passion for pediatric allergy, asthma, and immunology and enjoys helping patients with allergies and their families to improve their day to day quality of life. She loves talking to her patients and takes time to listen diligently and to understand them as individuals with very specific needs and goals for treatment. Dr. Comer returns to Alabama Allergy & Asthma Center as the Medical Director of our OIT (Oral Immunotherapy) Program. Until recently, the only answer for food allergies was avoidance of the allergen. Dr. Comer is excited to be offering patients with food allergies, in particular, peanut allergy, an option for a better quality of life. She is committed to offering them the personalized and individualized care they need. Outside of the clinic setting, Dr. Comer enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with her family and her two beloved golden retrievers.
- Medical School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL
- Residency in Pediatrics: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
- Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonary: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
- Fellowship in Adult and Pediatric Allergy and Immunology: National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, Denver, CO