Allergy / Asthma / Immunology

Practicing at our Sacramento and Roseville Locations


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Specialties: Allergy, Asthma, Immunology

"With my unique background at two of our nation’s top hospitals, I have treated patients travelling from all over the world."

- Chiraag Patel, MD

Pulmonary Medicine Associates offers personalized care to adults and children of all ages.  With highly specialized training in allergy, asthma and immunology, Dr. Chiraag Patel understands the challenges of living with these conditions and has the knowledge and experience to help improve your quality of life.  Whether your condition is triggered by pets, exercise, pollen, food or anything else, we can help!

At Pulmonary Medicine Associates, we help patients suffering from:

  • Allergic rhinoconjunctivitis (seasonal allergies)
  • Angioedema (random swelling)
  • Chronic cough
  • Post-nasal drip
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Drug allergies (identify and desensitize)
  • Asthma (allergic and non-allergic)
  • Urticaria (hives)
  • Stinging & biting insect allergies (bees, wasps, yellow jackets, hornets, etc.)
  • Food allergies (identify and possibly re-introduce)
  • Contact dermatitis (poison ivy, make-up, nickel, etc)
  • Mold and environmental allergies
  • Eczema (treat and identify triggers)
  • Nasal polyposis (non-surgically)
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (allergic lung disorders)
  • Immune deficiencies (recurrent or unusual infections)
  • Eosinophilic disorders, including eosinophilic esophagitis and gastrointestinal disease
  • Mast cell disorders (such as mastocytosis)

Your first visit will include a thorough review of your medical history and examination.  Based on our evaluation which may include breathing and/or skin testing we will diagnose your condition and discuss your treatment options.  Together we will choose the best treatment plan for you and monitor your progress over time.

At Pulmonary Medicine Associates, our treatments and services include:

  • Testing to determine your specific allergies (skin, food, drug)
  • Rush immunotherapy (2-3 day desensitization vs. traditional 6 months)
  • Immunotherapy (allergy shots or under-the-tongue drops)
  • Venom desensitization/immunotherapy
  • Trigger avoidance/elimination counseling
  • Immunomodulatory therapy for asthma
  • Drug desensitization
  • Immune deficiency treatment
  • Reintroduction of “allergic” foods
  • Specific treatment of all forms of eczema (allergic and non-allergic)

Our goal is to reduce the risks and burden of your condition and help you enjoy a healthier, more comfortable life.

Appointments may be made with Dr. Patel by calling our Centralized Scheduling Office at (916) 679-3590.

Current Allergy Shot Hours

Sacramento

Effective April 1, 2020
Sacramento Shot Clinic Hours:
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Pulmonary Medicine Associates Allergy Shot Administration is by appointment only.

Please call 916 325-1040 and hold to speak to a clinician to schedule your Sacramento Allergy Shot Appointment. For all other appointments please contact 916 679-3590.

Roseville

Effective April 1, 2020
Roseville Shot Clinic Hours:
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Pulmonary Medicine Associates Allergy Shot Administration is by appointment only.

Please call 916 786-7498 and hold to speak to a clinician to schedule your Roseville Allergy Shot Appointment. For all other appointments please contact 916 679-3590.