An allergist/immunologist is a medical doctor with specialty training in the diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases, asthma and diseases of the immune system. If your child suffers from allergies or other problems with his immune system, a pediatric allergist/immunologist has special skills to treat your child.
What do immunologists do?
An immunologist is a specialized medical doctor trained in managing problems related to the immune system, such as allergies and autoimmune diseases. Doctors in other fields of medicine refer their patients to immunologists if they suspect their patient's medical condition has to do with the immune system.