Dr. Arthur Vegh, MD

Dr. Arthur Vegh, MD

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63 y/o
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Dr. Arthur Vegh, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in allergy & immunology, diagnostic laboratory & dermatologic immunology, and more.Read his story

Puget Allergy Asthma Immunology

1901 S Union Ave Ste B6010

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • Health Net
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 97% of peers
Itchy Skin
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Vegh's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vegh "Dr. Arthur Vegh was born in Szombathely, Hungary. He attended the University of Washington for both undergraduate and medical studies. He underwent an internal medicine residency in South Dakota and a pediatric and adult allergy immunology fellowship at the University of Iowa. Dr. Vegh is board certified in allergy and clinical immunology, internal medicine, and diagnostic laboratory immunology. He is a former associate clinical professor in medicine at the University of Washington and has repeatedly been published. He is a Fellow in both the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, and the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Dr. Vegh has also served as president of the Washington State Society of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology for the period of May 2005 through May 2007. He was voted by peers as one of Seattle's top Allergist Immunologists in Seattle Magazine, July 2010, July 2011, July 2012, February 2016, and March 2017."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vegh "I strive to provide comprehensive and effective allergy, asthma, and immunology care.  I believe that by thoroughly evaluating patients and teaching them about asthma and other allergic diseases, it will reduce time and performance loss from school or employment, need for emergency treatments, and possible overall costs. Importantly,  your quality of life and sense of well-being could improve."

4  Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Diagnostic Laboratory & Dermatologic Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

38  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Breath Testing
  • Desensitization
  • Patch Testing

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University of Washington
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Sacred Heart Hospital University Sd
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Sacred Heart Hospital University Sd
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Ia Hosps Clins
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • A prospective study of the risk of an immediate adverse reaction protamine sulfate during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery, 1990
  • Norfloxacin Raises Theophylline Levels, 02/1994
  • Abdominal Granuloma, 09/1984
  • Emergency Asthma Management, 1993
  • Cispatin/Carboplatin Desensitization, 05/1989

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hungarian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vegh's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vegh

4.2

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
78.26086956521739%
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2 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
1 Star
17.391304347826086%
(4)

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Dr Vegh, is a very compassionate man who not only cares about your illness but also for you as a person. His skill and his knowledge of his profession allowed him to help me with my severe asthma attacks whether I was in his office or on vacation in another state. Not only has he been a...Read More
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DIANE in Buckley, WA – Jun 20, 2018
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Dr. Vegh is the most amazing Doctor!! 14 years ago I spent a summer in Italy & came back with a nasty "unknown disease." Many Dr.s specializing in apathy found nothing. Then Dr. Vegh changed my life. He tested me & actually listened. His sincere concern was genuine & his desire to both diagnose &...Read More
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Colleen in Tacoma, WA – Jun 11, 2018
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This is an AMAZING doctor! For our first visit to his clinic, he literally had us in his office for over 5 hrs doing testing for allergies, pulmonary functioning tests, and spent so much one on one time with us and our daughter who has had so many medical problems in such a short period of time...Read More
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Jennifer H. in Yelm, WA – Jun 03, 2018
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Our time and money were wasted on results that did not help our symptoms. The office was crowded and unsterile. After Dr. Vegh used a wooden tongue depressor he dropped it into a glass dish containing soapy water; there were others floating in there too. I believe in recycling also, but not...Read More
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Hoquiam – Apr 21, 2018
I'm sorry she was unhappy. The tests were what...Read More
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I decided to move on after several yrs of seeing Dr Vegh. He is thorough but VERY inconsiderate of patients' time. Other doctors in the office were much better about my time. After getting allergy testing one time & waiting over two hours to see him to discuss the results, I was told he could not...Read More
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Feb 18, 2018
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