According to the Allergy & Asthma Foundation of America, more than 100 million people in the U.S. experience various types of allergies each year, and are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the United States. More than 90,000 emergency room visits annually are the result of allergies.
If you suffer from allergies, you know how debilitating it can be. From coughing and sneezing, to itching, rashes, and hives, allergies can negatively affect your quality of life, and cause you to remain indoors, missing out on some of life’s greatest wonders. If you have asthma, you know that allergy season can cause your asthma symptoms to worsen.
Holston Medical Group’s allergy and asthma specialists can help if this all sounds familiar. With a variety of treatment options, you don’t have to suffer any longer. We can help you improve your quality of life by improving your symptoms with proper treatment and prevention.
HMG offers two options for allergy and asthma services; Highlands Allergy & Asthma Center (Bristol) and HMG’s Ear, Nose & Throat (Kingsport).
Our providers with vast experience in treatment options and can provide you with a thorough evaluation of your allergy and/or asthma concerns and work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan to help you breathe easy and live life to the fullest.
Jeffrey Hunt, MD board certified in Otolaryngology, has been with HMG Ear, Nose & Throat since August 1998. He received his doctorate from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska, and completed his residency at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida.
Crystal Seluk, DO, FAOCOO board certified in Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery, has been with HMG Ear, Nose & Throat since August 2017. She received her undergraduate degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska, and her doctorate from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri. She completed her residency at POH Regional Medical Center through the Statewide Campus System of Michigan State University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling the world with her husband and two small children.
Board-certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology, Neil Wallen, MD from Highlands Allergy & Asthma Center is experienced in the treatment of conditions ranging from asthma, allergic rhinitis, and food allergies to atopic dermatitis, hives, and immune deficiencies.
With more than two decades of experience caring for allergy and asthma concerns, Dr. Wallen knows firsthand the benefit of seeking treatment from a specialist in allergy and asthma-related health issues.
- Conditions we treat
Conditions We Treat
- Allergic rhinitis
- Atopic dermatitis
- Food allergies
Testing & Counseling
- Allergy testing
- Pulmonary function testing
- Immunotherapy (allergy injections)
- Evaluation of the immune system
- Counseling for treatment of allergic diseases
- About your initial appointment
Please keep in mind your initial appointment will take approximately 2 to 3 hours and plan your schedule accordingly.
- Pre-visit instructions for allergy testing
If your first visit will include allergy testing, please adhere to the following steps in order to receive the most accurate allergy testing results. Learn more.
- Unable to keep your appointment?
If you find that you are going to be unable to keep your appointment, out of courtesy to patients who are desiring appointments, please provide us with advance notice as early as possible. We request at least a 24-hour advance notification.
- Learn more about Highlands Allergy & Asthma
Highlands Allergy & Asthma joined the HMG “Family of Care” in September of 2008. Learn more about Dr. Neil Wallen and his team in the article, “Respected Allergy & Asthma specialist joins HMG.”
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