Immunologist Summary: An immunologist is a research scientist or practicing specialist who studies, analyzes and/or treats disease processes that involve the immune system. Immunologists are particularly interested in diseases that affect natural immunity. These include such diseases as allergies, sinus inflammation, pneumonia, and abscesses that occur repeatedly even with treatment.
Education and Training: An immunologist must have a Ph.D. or an M.D., at least two to three years of training in an accredited program and must pass an examination given by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. There are several career opportunities that an immunologist may choose including scientific research, physician, pediatrician, and college professor.
What is an
An Immunologist is a physician who treats allergic diseases and immune system disorders.
What conditions can an Immunologist treat?
An Immunologist can treat allergies, autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and Hashimoto's disease, and immune-deficiency disorders such as AIDS..
How do I find an Immunologist in my city and state?
The Wellness.com directory will help you locate an Immunologist in your state. Select Immunologist from the professionals menu and select the state that you are looking to locate an Immunologist in. After you have located your state, find the city that you will need an Immunologist in. Select the state and city and you will see a list of Immunologists in your city and state.
Immunologist Related Terms: immunology, immune system, autoimmune disease, immune deficiency, transplant rejection, hypersensitivities, immunotherapy