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Ask the Expert serves the needs of licensed healthcare professionals who have questions about diagnosing and treating their patients' allergy, asthma, immune deficiencies & immunologic diseases.

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Ask the Expert receives hundreds of questions every year. Questions are answered by Dr. Dennis K. Ledford, Ellsworth and Mabel Simmons Professor of Allergy/Immunology, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida and James A. Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, Florida. Dr. Ledford has previously served as president of the AAAAI. He is actively involved in patient care as well as the allergy/immunology training program. He continues to contribute to the medical literature.

If you are not a medical professional, please visit Conditions & Treatments for general information. To find an allergist / immunologist near you, use the AAAAI's Find an Allergist / Immunologist service.

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