Allergy and Immunology: Referral Directory
Maria Crain, RN, APN (Food Allergy)
Van Nguyen, RN, MSN, CPNP (Allergy)
Program ManagerMarcos Martinez
Program AssistantSabrina Tristan
Description of Services
- Agammoglobulinemia (Bruton/XLA, AR)
- Antibody Deficiency
- Ataxia Telangiectasia
- Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia
- Chediak Higashi Syndrome
- Chronic Granulomatous Disease
- Combined Immunodeficiency (CID)
- Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID)
- Complement Deficiencies
- Delayed separation of umbilical cord
- DiGeorge Syndrome
- Griscelli Syndrome
- Hyper IGE
- Hyper IGM
- IGA Deficiency
- Periodic Fever
- Primary Immunolodeficiency (PID)
- Recurrent Fever
- Recurrent Infections
- Recurrent Thrush
- Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)
- Wiskott Aldrich Syndrome
- X-Linked Lymphoproliferotive Syndrome (XLP)
- Allergic rhinitis
- Food allergy
- Drug allergy
- Stinging Insect Allergy
- Atopic dermatitis
- Chronic urticaria
- Chronic sinusitis
Procedures performed problems diagnosed:
- Allergen skin testing
- Allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots)
- Pulmonary function testing
- Drug desensitization
- Food and drug challenges
- Anti-IgE administration
- Immunologlobulin administration
- Patch testing
- Immune laboratory studies
Information for referral sources:
- A written referral from physician or referral source is required.
- Pre-authorization is required by some insurance plans.
- Patient instructions for specific tests will be provided when the appointment is scheduled.
- To avoid unnecessary testing, have the family bring relevant medical records, test results and X-rays to the appointment.
- Services are provided in close cooperation with the patient’s referring physician.
- Diagnosis, evaluation and recommended treatment information is provided promptly to the referring physician.
Please provide the following when calling to schedule a patient for a diagnostic examination:
- Patient name and date of birth
- Probable diagnosis or symptoms
- Insurance/referral information
- Physician clinical findings or symptoms which caused the patient to visit physician
Why Childrens Medical Center
- The Children’s Allergy and Immunology department provides specialized treatment of the pediatric patient.
- Physicians are certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and by the American Board of Pediatrics.
- We provide specialized evaluation for pediatric patients who are difficult to diagnose.
- We provide a multidisciplinary educational approach to allergy-immunology patients.
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Asthma Management Program
High Risk Asthma
Pulmonary Function Laboratory
Helpful LinksUT Southwestern Medical Center Allergy and Immunology
American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology