Dr. Joseph H Butterfield M.D.
Allergist and Immunologist | Allergy & Immunology200 1st St SW Rochester MN, 55905
Dr. Joseph Butterfield practices Allergy and Immunology care in Rochester, MN. Dr. Butterfield specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of asthma and other allergic diseases. Allergist-Immunologists are trained and certified to treat each patients sensitivity and response to allergens of varying severity. Dr. Butterfield provides several means of testing and treatment to increase immunity to potentially harmful substances.
Education and Training
University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine 1974
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Bone marrow angiogenesis in systemic mast cell disease.
- Human eosinophils produce neurotrophins and secrete nerve growth factor on immunologic stimuli.
- Eosinophilic gastroenteritis and gluten-sensitive enteropathy in the same patient.
- Treatment of hypereosinophilic syndrome with imatinib mesilate.
- Effects of rhinovirus infection on histamine and cytokine production by cell lines from human mast cells and basophils.
- Systemic mast cell disease without associated hematologic disorder: a combined retrospective and prospective study.
- Bone marrow biopsies for the diagnosis of systemic mastocytosis: is one biopsy sufficient?
- Systemic mastocytosis: clinical manifestations and differential diagnosis.
- Allergen-specific in vitro cytokine production in adult patients with eosinophilic esophagitis.
- Global cytokine analysis in myeloproliferative disorders.
- Asthma treatment in a population-based cohort: putting step-up and step-down treatment changes in context.
- Clostridium difficile toxins A and B directly stimulate human mast cells.
- Treatment of hypereosinophilic syndromes with prednisone, hydroxyurea, and interferon.
- Success of short-term, higher-dose imatinib mesylate to induce clinical response in FIP1L1-PDGFRalpha-negative hypereosinophilic syndrome.
- Hay Fever (allergic Rhinitis)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (copd)
- Hives (urticaria)
- Food Allergies
- Member Minnesota Medical Association/Zumbro Valley
- University Conn Health Center
- Fellow - Allergy and Clinical Immunology: Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
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