- 3 Board certified
- 5 Reviews
- Average rating is 3 stars
- Average wait time is 10 minutes
What are Allergy Doctors?
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 a person'simmune system, is present and 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.
Some of the allergen-caused conditions that an allergy & immunology specialist will treat include:
- itchy, red eyes
- itchy, runny nose
- hay fever
- anaphylaxis (severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction)
The area of Juneau, AK has a population of approximately 116,656 people. There are 3 allergists near Juneau, which gives it a ratio of 1 allergist per 38,885 residents or a ratio of 1 allergist per 14,972 households. There are 44,916 households in Juneau.