- Allergies affecting the respiratory tract, such as allergic rhinitis (hay fever) or asthma.
- Allergies affecting the skin, such as eczema, hives, welts, and allergic rashes.
- Adverse reactions to substances such as foods, drugs and vaccines, or stinging insects.
- Autoimmune diseases, where the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissues. Some examples are rheumatoid arthritis, where the immune system attacks the joints; celiac disease, where the lining of the small intestine is damaged; and Sjogren’s syndrome, where the glands producing tears and saliva are attacked.
- Certain diseases of the immune system, such as antibody deficiencies, primary immunodeficiency disease, or in some cases, HIV.
We found 1 allergist/immunologists near Alexandria, VA.
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
300 Medical Parkway; Suite 100
Dr. Craig Koenig is an allergist/immunologist in Chesapeake, VA. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Koenig is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin.
What is Allergy & Immunology? A physician who specializes in allergies, asthma, and other disorders of the immune system is called an allergist-immunologist or simply an allergist. Allergic reactions can cause a huge number of symptoms in the body, and allergy-immunology specialists treat a wide variety of problems, including:
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