The Allergy section is comprised of 9 board-certified physicians. Physicians in this section specialize in Allergic Rhinitis, Asthma, Urticaria, drug allergy, food allergy, Angioedema – hereditary or otherwise induced, Atopic Dermatitis, contact Dermatitis, stinging insect allergy, other insect allergy, Food challenges, Drug challenges, Metal and bone cement allergy and sensitivity, Spirometry, Eucapnic voluntary hyperventilation testing for exercise induced asthma, environmental skin testing, Niox, Xolair and Nucala administration, Aspirin desensitization, allergy immunotherapy, expert witness services.
Members of the section provide inpatient and outpatient diagnostic testing for Eucapnic Voluntary Hyperventilation, a test for the presence of exercise induced asthma, screening for SCUBA certification and hyperactive air ways.
Physicians in this section are on the Ethics Committee at Inova and several members have faculty appointments at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Georgetown University, and George Washington School of Medicine. They also participate in clinical research under the aegis of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.