Office Info

The Practice

We thoroughly evaluate your problems by listening well and appropriate testing. Then, based upon our extensive training and experience, develop a creative treatment plan for your unique situation. Yes, every situation is different because every patient is different. Then we persistently and creatively work at solving your allergic and immunologic problems. Our background training in Internal Medicine affords a broad knowledge-base to maximally help you.

NEW PATIENT FORMS

If you are a new patient, please fill out and bring the following documents with you to your first visit.

OUR location

534 Woods Lake Road . Greenville, SC 29607 MAP

From I-385 N

  • Take exit 39 for Haywood Road
  • Turn left onto Haywood Road
  • After 0.4 miles turn right onto Woods Lake Road
  • Apex will be on the left

From I-385 S

  • Take exit 39 for Haywood Road
  • Turn right onto Haywood Road
  • After 0.4 miles turn right onto Woods Lake Road
  • Apex will be on the left

MEDICATIONS TO STOP BEFORE ALLERGY SKIN TESTING

The medications listed below may suppress a skin test response during allergy testing and should be stopped  5 full days prior to testing. In general, if a drug is not on the list, it should be continued. If it is impossible to stop them (severe hives or itching, for instance), then continue them and other testing options will be considered, if necessary, after the physician consultation.

Oral Anti-Histamines

  • Loratadine (Claritin, Alavert)
  • Desloratadine (Clarinex)
  • Cetirizine (Zyrtec)
  • Levo-cetirizine (Xyzal)
  • Fexofenadine (Allergra)
  • Hydroxyzine (Atarax,Vistaril)
  • Diphenhydramine (Benadryl, Zzzquil)
  • Chlorpheniramine (Chrlor-trimeton)
  • Cyproheptadine (Periactin)
  • Doxepin (Sinequan)
  • Clemastine (Tavist)
  • Promethazine (Phenergan)
  • Brompheniramine (Bromhist)
  • Meclizine (Antivert)
  • Tripelennamine (PBZ)

Nasal Sprays

  • Azelatine (Astelin)
  • Olopatadine (Patanase)
  • Dymista

Eye Drops

  • Olopatadine (Pataday)
  • Azelastine (Optivar)
  • Ketotifen (Zatidor)

Herbal Supplements

  • Licorice
  • Green Tea
  • Saw Palmetto
  • St. John’s Wort
  • Feverfew

Other

  • Doxylamine (Unisom)
  • Dimenhydrinate (Dramamine)
  • H2 Blockers (Zantac, Pepcid, Axid,Tagamet)
  • Amitriptyline ** (Elavil)

** Some patients may take this medication for pain or for headache and may not be able to discontinue this drug. Please call our office for instructions.

Note: Please continue all asthma medications (any and all inhalers) Singulair, Xyflo, and prednisone as prescribed. Continue the following nasal steroids as prescribed, Flonase(fluticasone), Nasonex, Nasocort, Rhinocort, and Veramyst.

ALLERGY SHOTS

All patients are required to wait 30 minutes after administration of shots before they may leave the office. This is mandatory and for your safety.

Allergy Shot Hours:
No Appointment Necessary

M: 8-12 (last shot ~ 11:30), 1-5 (last shot ~4:30)
T: 7-5 (last shot ~4:30)
W: 8-12 (last shot ~ 11:30), 1-5 (last shot ~4:30)
Th: 8-12 (last shot ~ 11:30), 1-6 (last shot ~5:30)
F: No Allergy Shots Given

OFFICE HOURS

By Appointment Only
M: 8-12, 1-5
T: 7-12, 1-5
W: 8-12, 1-5
Th: 8-12, 1-5
F: 8-12

INSURANCE & BILLING

Insurance can be confusing. We are here to help. We accept almost all private insurance carriers. For more information on our carriers, see the links below.