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Allergies, Asthma and Immunology Care

Our Team

Our allergy, asthma and immunology experts at NorthShore offer comprehensive care for both children and adults. Our board-certified physicians and the entire team draw upon extensive training and experience to diagnose, manage and treat all aspects of allergies, asthma symptoms and immunology conditions across the Chicagoland area.

We understand the challenges of living with allergies and asthma and have compassion for how these obstacles can affect a patient’s ability to function well and enjoy daily activities. That is why we work diligently to develop a customized action plan with each of our patients to best manage symptoms and find long-term relief. Depending on your condition, this plan may involve allergy testing, immunotherapy (allergy shots), immune system evaluations, medical treatments, and other techniques or therapies.

At NorthShore, we truly believe in a comprehensive approach, so we work as a team to collaborate on your care. At the same time, our Allergy and Iimmunology experts partner with your primary care physician as well as any other necessary specialists such as NorthShore’s Comprehensive Sinus and Allergy Clinic. Our comprehensive Eosinophilic Esophagitis clinic, working with your dermatologist, Pulmonologist or other specialists involved in the care of each patient. This allows us to best determine next steps to monitor and treat your specific condition, and provide you with personal education and guidance.

Dr. Ewa Schafer with a patient

Services Offered

At NorthShore, our team of experts offers a variety of services to help uncover underlying physiological, environmental or other causes that may be creating or compounding your symptoms, as well as address your allergy or immunology condition.

We specialize in both common and complex allergy and immunology disorders such as hay fever, eczema, food allergies, and asthma as well as immune deficiencies, drug allergies, urticaria (hives), angioedema (swelling), anaphylaxis and others.

Our goal is to guide you to the best personalized treatment plan to help you manage and control your symptoms, so that you may enjoy an enhanced level of health and an improved quality of life.

 

 

Allergy Test