American Board of Allergy and Immunology
1835 Market Street, Suite 1210
Philidelphia, PA 19103
(215) 592-9466 or (866) 264-5568https://www.abai.org
Allergy and Immunology
Allergist-immunologists treat allergies, asthma, eczema, immune deficiency diseases, autoimmune diseases, and more
An allergist-immunologist diagnoses and manages disorders involving immune system conditions such as asthma, anaphylaxis, rhinitis, and eczema as well as adverse reactions to drugs, foods, and insect stings; also immune deficiency diseases and problems related to autoimmune disease, organ transplantation, or malignancies of the immune system.
No subspecialty certificates in allergy and immunology are offered. However, formal special pathways are available for physicians seeking dual certification in Allergy/Immunology and Pediatric Pulmonology; Allergy and Immunology and Pediatric Rheumatology; and Allergy and Immunology and Adult Rheumatology. Additional information is available from the board.
Specialty training required prior to certification: Prior certification in Internal Medicine or Pediatrics; two years in Allergy and Immunology.