Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
The Emory-Children’s Center Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology offers the most advanced tools and therapies to treat children with a wide range of allergies and primary immune deficiencies. We offer inpatient and outpatient assistance for many different conditions.
Emory-Children’s Center is a Jeffrey Modell Foundation Center for Excellence for the diagnosis and treatment of primary immune deficiencies. This is one of the only centers in Georgia, serving patients throughout the Southeast.
Dr. Karen Demuth discusses how location—specifically where you live—might affect your seasonal allergies
Within the Allergy and Immunology Clinic, the Southeastern Regional Center of Excellence for 22q is a multidisciplinary clinic for the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with DiGeorge syndrome.
Our staff participates in clinical investigations for the diagnosis and management of allergic disorders and primary immune deficiencies, as well as basic research about immune defects and tests.
Conditions & Services
Our team serves children with a variety of conditions, including:
- Allergic rhinitis
- Atopic dermatitis/eczema
- Contact allergies
- Environmental allergies
- Food and drug allergies
- Recurrent infections
- Primary Immune Deficiencies
- Insect sting allergy
- Eosinophilic enteritis
We offer many different services for your child’s care, including:
- Allergy immunotherapy (allergy shots)
- Food challenges
- Gamma globulin (intravenous and subcutaneous)
- Pulmonary function testing
- Skin testing for environmental allergens, insect venoms, some drugs and vaccines