Dr. Joseph Larussa, MD

Joe B. LaRussa, MD

Dr. LaRussa has been practicing Pediatric Allergy for the last 22 years in Birmingham.  He obtained his B.S. degree from the University of the South-Sewanee, and medical degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB).  Dr. LaRussa completed his Pediatric residency at UAB, a Chief year at the Children’s Hospital of Alabama, and did his fellowship in Pediatric Allergy at the University of Virginia.

Dr. LaRussa is Board Certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners, the American Board of Pediatrics, and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. He is a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.

Credentials:

Medical School: The University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB)

Residency in Pediatrics: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Chief Resident:

The Children’s Hospital of Alabama.

Fellowship:

Pediatric Allergy at the University of Virginia.

Certifications:

Board Certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners

American Board of Pediatrics, and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology

Memberships:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Academy of Pediatrics

Dr. LaRussa understands how important it is to spend time with parents and their child, forming a partnership, and discussing all options available in treating food allergies in children, including OIT.  With 22 years of Pediatric allergy experience, and having a child with peanut and tree nut allergies, Dr. LaRussa knows what it is like to be a parent of a food allergy child.

 

OIT Details

Doctor Name: Dr. LaRussa
State: Alabama
Allergen: Peanuts
Treats single/multi allergens at once: Single
Offers SLIT for food allergens: No

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Dr. Joe B. LaRussa
Pediatric & Adult Asthma and Allergy, P.C.
2908 Central Avenue
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 933-5599

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