Allergy and Immunology Services

Girl Eating apple at table - 6404_MBCH_WomanandChildren_06_2013_095Don't let allergies or asthma keep your child down.  Mary Bridge Children's Allergy and Immunology Services — located in the Mary Bridge Children's Health Center in Tacoma — provides comprehensive care for kids with allergies, asthma or an immune system dysfunction.

Our multidisciplinary care team includes a board-certified pediatric specialist in allergies and immunology. We offer both inpatient and outpatient allergy and immunology consultations.

We serve children with:

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma and other wheezing associated problems
  • Atropic dermatitis and eczema
  • Chronic cough
  • Drug allergy
  • Food allergy and/or intolerance
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Insect hypersensitivity
  • Latex allergy
  • Recurrent infections
  • Rhinitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Urticaria/Angioedema
  • Wheezing
  • Other allergy problems

Our allergy and immunology services include:

  • Allergy testing, including food allergies
  • Allergy immunotherapy and anti-Immunoglobulin E (Anti-IgE) therapy
  • Asthma education programs
  • Comprehensive asthma care
  • Challenges (drug, food, exercise)
  • Drug desensitization
  • IVIG infusions for immunodeficiency
  • Medication compliance problems
  • Patch testing
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Venom testing
  • Immunotherapy testing