Dr. Kumar is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and also by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Kumar's post graduate training includes specialization in pediatrics at
Kim Reisenwitz our Nurse Practitioner, received her Master's Degree in Nursing from the
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As a New Patient…
During your initial visit, a detailed history and physical examination, pulmonary function test (if you have asthma) and skin testing will be performed. For most allergy-related illnesses, every effort will be made to accomplish these tests in one visit. Patients with Blue Cross Blue Shield may require two separate visits for testing per insurance guidelines. A new patient visit may take as long as two hours. All patients will be seen as soon as possible. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. This extra time will enable you to complete necessary paperwork. Please remember to bring your insurance information and cards with you.
YOU MUST STOP TAKING ALL ANTIHISTAMINE MEDICATIONS (e.g. Benadryl, Chlor-Trimeton, Atarax, Tavist, Claritin, Zyrtec, Allegra,
If the patient is under age 18, a parent/legal guardian must accompany the patient and should be familiar with the medical history. If possible, please do not bring other children to the appointment as our examination rooms have limited space for patient and testing supplies.
Again, we thank you for allowing us to assist you in leading a more normal life with your asthma and/or allergy related illness. Please call us if you have any questions about your visit to our office. See you soon!
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Non-allergic rhinitis (Sinus problem)
Insect sting allergy
Vocal cord dysfuntion
Adult & Pediatric Asthma, Allergy & Immunology
We offer current, state-of-the-art methods in asthma and allergy treament including: Allergic rhinitis, Asthma, Food allergy, Drug allergy, Stinging insect allergy, Latex allergy, Urticaria (hives), Rush Immunotherapy and Vocal Cord Dysfunction.
It is our promise to improve the quality of life for those who suffer from chronic allergies and asthma through the deliver of exceptional care and service by exceptional physician and staff.
We promise to improve the quality of life of our patients suffering from chronic allergies and asthma through the delivery of exceptional care and service by Dr. Shashi Kumar, and his experienced staff.
PROUDLY PART OF THE ALLERGY AND ASTHMA CLINICS OF ALABAMA NETWORK
Allergy and Asthma Clinics of Alabama is a group of allergists prepared to meet the demands of the future of healthcare. Our members use the same allergy treatments, so no matter where you move in Alabama, you’re covered!
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