Specialists in the field of pediatric immunology and Allergology are firstly get education at the faculty of medicine for 6 years, then for 4 years they get a qualification in Pediatrics, and then a specialization in Pediatric immunology and Allergology for 3 years. After receiving their education, they treat diseases of the immune system and allergic diseases in children aged 0 - 18 years.

What diseases do we treat?

  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Eye allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Food Allergy
  • Drug Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Hereditary angioedema
  • Immune system disorders

 

At Pediatric Immunology and Allergy Department medical examinations are performed after a detailed medical history obtained by a specialist in Pediatric Immunology and Allergology. If necessary, laboratory tests and and radiological imaging methods are used.

 

Most common tests are:

  • Blood test for allergies (Determination of specific IgE to the allergen)
  • Respiratory function test (Spirometry)
  • Skin allergy test (Pric Test)
  • Intradermal test (Intradermal test)

Treatment options for the full range of diseases at Pediatric Imunology and Allergology Clinics

  • Methods of protection against disease
  • Medical treatment
  • Vaccination against allergies




dr_mehmet_yasar_damali.jpg Assoc. Prof. Mehmet Yaşar Özkars M.D. Pediatric Immunology and Allergology Physician Info
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