Who is an allergy specialist?

An Allergist-Immunologist is a physician with

  • MD degree
  • Internal Medicine or pediatrics training and board certified
  • Two years of advanced fellowship training in allergy and immunolgy
  • Board certified in allergy and immunology

Dr. Naras Bhat, MD at Allergy and Weight Loss Center is a board certified allergist and immunologist.

Allergy specialist has expertise in following areas:

  • allergy testing: allergy skin tests, allergy blood tests.
  • pulmonary function (spirometry) and bronchoprovocation testing for asthma,
  • food allergy testing,
  • drug allergy testing and drug desensitization,
  • allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots),
  • testing of the immune system such as immune deficiency, immune defects

An allergy specialist treats

  • allergic rhinitis,
  • allergic conjunctivitis,
  • sinusitis,
  • asthma,
  • chronic cough,
  • eczema,
  • hives,
  • angioedema,
  • drug allergy,

Allergy and Weight gain connection

New science of slimming focuses on the biochemical connections of food allergy, leaky gut syndrome (increased intestinal permiability), and weight gain. As a board certified weight loss doctor, Naras Bhat, MD integrates the two disciplines of allergy and weight loss medicine.