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Professional interests:

Dr. Amber Patterson is an expert in allergy immunotherapy, a treatment for decreasing the immune response to allergens. She manages a variety of forms of immunotherapy, including shots (injections), drops, and tablets for venom and environmental allergens. Food immunotherapy is an emerging interest.

Professional affiliations:

Dr. Amber Patterson is an expert in allergy immunotherapy, a treatment for decreasing the immune response to allergens. She manages a variety of forms of immunotherapy, including shots (injections), drops, and tablets for venom and environmental allergens. Food immunotherapy is an emerging interest.

Dr. Patterson is the Vice Chair of the Immunotherapy Committee for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.

Professional society affiliations

  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Fellow
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Fellow
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
  • European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Member
  • American Contact Dermatitis Society, Member
  • Hancock County Medical Society, Member

Published manuscripts

Patterson AM, Bonny AE, Shiels II WE, Erwin EA. Three-injection intralymphatic immunotherapy in adolescents and young adults with grass pollen rhinoconjunctivitis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2016 Feb;116(2):168-70. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2015.11.010. Epub 2015 Dec 17. PMID: 26706294

Patterson, AM, Yildiz, VO, Klatt, MD, Malarkey, WB. Perceived stress predicts allergy flares. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014 Apr;112(4):317-21. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2013.07.013. Epub 2013 Aug 6. PMID: 24428966

Published patents

Dr. Patterson holds multiple US and international design and utility patents related to inventions in the field of allergy/immunology.

Personal interests:

Dr. Patterson enjoys reading and gardening. She and her husband both grew up in Findlay and enjoy raising their four children in their hometown community.


Education / Qualifications:

Medical Degree:

  • Medical School: University of Toledo

Internship:

  • St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center

Residency:

  • St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center

Fellowship:

  • Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Certified In:

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatrics

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