AboutDr. Mark Shampain, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Allentown, PA, with another office in Allentown, PA. He has 45 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatric Allergy, Pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Shampain is affiliated with St Luke's Quakertown Hospital, Sacred Heart Hospital/Allentown and Shampain & Associates. He speaks English.
Dr. Mark Shampain has the following 3 specialties
- Pediatric Allergy
A pediatric allergist and immunologist knows the immune system in and out and specializes in how your child’s immune system fights infections and outside invaders. Of course, this includes autoimmune diseases, asthma and pneumonia, but they can also treat allergic reactions to medications, environmental elements, bug bites and foods.
You might also visit a pediatric allergist or immunologist to diagnose any general breathing issues or to treat hay fever, eczema or cystic fibrosis. They can also provide proper allergy testing for children and offer advice on the best treatment options specific to your child's needs.
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
- Allergy and Immunology
An allergy & immunology specialist is a physician who is specially trained in matters pertaining to chronic and acute allergies, as well as deficiencies of the immune system. The doctor will determine whether an allergy, which attacks our immune system, is present. They'll also determine the cause, whether it be environmental triggers like trees and pollen, food-borne like peanuts and dairy, the venom of insects like bees, or a medication like penicillin.
In addition to determining the allergen causing an immunological response in a patient, the specialist will treat the symptoms caused by the reaction.
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- AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
- Food Allergy (Hypersensitivity)
- Hay Fever (Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis)
- Infectious Disease
- Nasal Allergy (Rhinitis)
- Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
Dr. Shampain is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
St Luke's Quakertown Hospital
300 S 11th St
Quakertown, PA 18951
Sacred Heart Hospital/Allentown
421 Chew St
Allentown, PA 18102
- Shampain & Associates
Saint Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus
1736 W Hamilton St
Allentown, PA 18104
St. Luke's Hospital/Bethlehem
801 Ostrum St
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg
2545 Schoenersville Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Lehigh Valley Hospital
1200 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA 18103
- Lehigh Valley Hospital - Allentown Campuses
St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital
360 W Ruddle St
Coaldale, PA 18218
- St. Luke's Allentown Campus
45 Years Experience
Boston University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1972
University Of Colorado Health