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UBMD Physicians' Group

Allergy/Immunology

We provide services for the clinical evaluation and management of both pediatric and adolescent patients with a history of recurrent infections and immune deficiency disorders. Our immunology program follows approximately 100 adults and children with a variety of immune deficiencies.

Dr. Heather Lehman, Dr. Shivani Rasalingam, and Kelly Remington, RPA-C provide services for the clinical evaluation and management of pediatric and adolescent patients with asthma and allergic disease, as well as for pediatric and adult patients with a history of recurrent infections and with inherited immune deficiency disorders.

We care for patients with difficult-to-control asthma; allergic rhinitis; allergic conjunctivitis; atopic dermatitis (eczema); food allergies (including food-protein induced enterocolitis (FPIES) and eosinophilic esophagitis); drug allergies; vaccine allergies; latex allergy; hereditary angioedema; chronic urticaria; recurrent infections; and immune deficiency disorders.

We are a New York State regional referral center for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) newborn screening.

Additionally, we provide the following services and procedures:

  • Allergy immunotherapy (allergy shots)
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Environmental/food allergen skin testing
  • Penicillin skin testing
  • Oral challenges for food allergies
  • Inpatient drug desensitization
  • Replacement therapy with intravenous immune serum globulin (IVIG)

Note to Parents: If your child is being seen for asthma or allergies, please bring all prescription medications and have child avoid antihistamines for seven days prior to new patient appointments.

Patient Resources: A Patient's Guide™ to Asthma

Outpatient Locations:

Conventus
1001 Main Street
4th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203

University Commons
1404 Sweet Home Road
Suite 5
Amherst, NY 14228

Southwestern Office Park
4535 Southwestern Blvd.
Suite 712
Hamburg, NY 14075

Contact Us:

Office: 716.323.0130
Fax: 716.323.0296