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Lurie Childrens at Cadence Health: Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
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Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

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The pediatric allergy/asthma/immunology specialists in the pediatric program, Lurie Children's at Cadence Health, treat children with:

  • Allergic rhinitis (nasal allergies)
  • Allergic conjunctivitis (eyes)
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema (swelling)
  • Asthma
  • Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
  • Cough
  • Drug allergies
  • Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease
  • Immunodeficiency (recurrent infections)
  • Peanut/Nut & other food allergies
  • Sinusitis
  • Stinging Insect Allergies
  • Wheezing
  • Urticaria (hives & other rashes)
  • Vocal cord dysfunction

Services

The team provides extensive treatment options, offering on-site, in-depth diagnostic testing and evaluation including:

  • Allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots)
  • Drug allergy testing and challenge
  • Food patch testing for eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease
  • Food challenge
  • Laboratory evaluation of the immune system
  • Local anesthetic allergy testing and challenge (lidocaine, bupivcaine, etc.)
  • Pulmonary function testing (for asthma)
  • Skin Testing (airborne – environmental, food, venom -bee, wasp stings)
  • Testing for penicillin allergy
  • Xolair (for severe asthma)

Location

Patient visits are scheduled at the pediatric specialists' medical practice offices located off-site from the CDH campus.

To request a first-time appointment, call 1-800-543-7362 (1-800-KIDS-DOC®). TTY for the hearing impaired 1-800-526-0844.

*Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Cadence Health is a collaborative program between Cadence Health, now a part of Northwestern Medicine, and Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents of nor employed by Cadence Health or any of its affiliate member hospitals.