Dr. Alexander Patterson MD
Allergist and Immunologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Allergy/Immunology100 N EAGLE CREEK DR LEXINGTON KY, 40509
Dr. Alexander Patterson practices Pediatric Allergy Medicine in LEXINGTON, KY. A pediatric allergist/immunologist finds and treats allergies and immune system problems that child patients suffer from. Dr. Patterson treats the reactions caused by pet dander, pollen, dust, mold spores, insect stings, food, and medications; those reactions include asthma, hay fever, hives, eczema, or a very severe and unusual reaction called anaphylaxis.
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