Allergists & Immunologists

Code: 29-1069.01

Description : Diagnose, treat, and help prevent allergic diseases and disease processes affecting the immune system.

JobTitles : Allergist; Allergist/Immunologist; Allergist/Immunologist, Physician; Allergist/MD; Allergist/Pediatric Pulmonologist; Allergy Physician; Allergy and Immunology Specialist; MD Pediatric Allergist; Physician; Physician, Owner of Independent Medical Practice

  • Diagnose or treat allergic or immunologic conditions.
  • Order or perform diagnostic tests such as skin pricks and intradermal, patch, or delayed hypersensitivity tests.
  • Educate patients about diagnoses, prognoses, or treatments.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans for patients, considering patient preferences, clinical data, or the risks and benefits of therapies.
  • Prescribe medication such as antihistamines, antibiotics, and nasal, oral, topical, or inhaled glucocorticosteroids.
  • Document patients' medical histories.
  • Conduct physical examinations of patients.
  • Assess the risks and benefits of therapies for allergic and immunologic disorders.
  • Interpret diagnostic test results to make appropriate differential diagnoses.
  • Provide therapies, such as allergen immunotherapy and immunoglobin therapy, to treat immune conditions.