Lees Summit Allergists
- 16 Board certified
- 6 Award winners
- 59 Reviews
- Average rating is 3.5 stars
- Average wait time is 12.2 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 Lees Summit, MO has a population of approximately 288,447 people. There are 18 allergists near Lees Summit, which gives it a ratio of 1 allergist per 16,025 residents or a ratio of 1 allergist per 6,058 households. There are 109,041 households in Lees Summit.