Dr. Bobby Lanier, MD

Dr. Bobby Lanier, MD

Allergy & Immunology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Bobby Lanier, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Benbrook, TX and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1970 and specializes in allergy & immunology and pediatric allergy & immunology.Read his story

6310 Southwest Blvd Ste 200

Benbrook, TX 76109

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Lanier's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lanier "I am one of the most fortunate people I know. I found something I really love to do every day and plan to continue for many more years to come. I read and not only keep up, but help advance the cause of science by writing in the medical literature and training new doctors both here and in China. Some people love golf, others sailing- my hobby is medicine and teaching and meeting new people. I have no plans for retirement and love working with my colleagues and partner." Dr. Lanier is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, the Conjoint Board of Medicine and Pediatrics of Allergy Immunology. Dr. Lanier is a Clinical Professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has authored over 60 original contributions to the medical literature in peer reviewed journals, has written 2 textbook chapters in allergy and is active in the cutting edge of respiratory research through his firm North Texas Institute for Clinical Trials, being best known for his work on monoclonal anti-IgE. He has given over 300 presentations for Medical grand rounds in universities in this country, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America in the last three years and is widely known for his dynamic, technologically advanced, and entertaining style. Dr. Lanier and his wife Sandy and their two children arrived in Fort Worth in 1977 with the completion of military service. Together they have worked to the benefit of people with AIDS and other community efforts. Dr. Lanier is the son of a union organizer and a school teacher who grew up in the refinery towns of south east Texas. He experienced an extended childhood illness causing him to spend several years at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston where he would later attend medical school. Home schooled because of his illness, Dr. Lanier attended public school full time first in the seventh grade, and eventually graduated as a co-valedictorian. Dr. Lanier worked as a laboratory technician from high school through residency. He attended Lamar University in Beaumont where he was recognized as a distinguished graduate, and the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston where he received his MD degree. He has appeared on "Ophra", several times on "Nightline with Ted Koppell", the "Today Show ","Nightly News with Tom Brohaw", "Good Morning America", "Good Morning South Africa" and "Radio Zulu". Dr. Lanier founded the National Association of Physician Broadcasters. Dr. Lanier also served as an NBC television network correspondent from 1982-1985 after which time his television segments were internationally syndicated daily to over 100 television markets and heard in over 250 radio stations in this country and worldwide through the Armed Forces Radio and Television Network. Dr. Lanier founded the National Association of Physician Broadcasters. He was honored in 1995 by the American Medical Association with the Education and Research Foundations award for public communications. Dr. Lanier stood for public office ( Congressional District 12) in 1989 and was defeated by Rep. Pete Geren . Dr. Lanier co-chaired the successful Congressional campaign of Representative Kay Granger. Dr. Lanier is a passionate fisherman, photographer, and sports writer .His articles and photographs have appeared in in-flight and sports magazines. He has written over 400 articles on sports fishing for magazines such as Saltwater Sportsman, Texas Parks and Wildlife and American Sportsman. Dr. Lanier is also a computer programmer and currently served as a consultant for the American Medical Association for website development and computer related ethical issues. His hobby is technology – he is a die hard gadgeteer.
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lanier "Partnership with patients is paramount.  We encourage your curiosity, your internet searches, and appreciate your diligence.  We listen and we will produce an organized approach to your complicated condition"

2  Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatric Allergy & Immunology

2  Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

31  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Desensitization
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Environmental Allergy Testing
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Patch Testing

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Lamar University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Willford Hall Usaf
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctor: Texas Monthly, 2000-2011
  • Tarrant County Community Service, 1990
  • AMA Recognition for Public Service, 1994
Media & Publications
  • WBAP Radio KCBI Radio, 1992-2001
  • Syndicated Medical Reporter for NBC, 1981-2001

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lanier's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lanier to family and friends
71 total reviews (28 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (71)

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Dr. Lanier's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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Patient Comments (28)

I had a bone rattling cough & went to several doctors, even a pulmonologist, & the only explanation was "allergies" so I saw Dr. Lanier. You see, doctors like him do not exist. 99.9% of doctors treat your symptoms but they do not evaluate root cause analysis or run algorithms to find out "why." Dr....more
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Dr Lanier was very helpful, patient and knowledgeable. He spent a lot of time with us discussing our situation and treatments. He gave us a detailed report with photos from the visit, which was very helpful!
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I saw him today. My appointment was made this morning so I knew I might wait for up to an hour. He was, as usual, very friendly and very interested in how I was today as well as since my previous visit. After examining my sinuses, he told me was could last another 30 years! When I...more
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Could not be happier. He was very professional and cared about my situation, and it was very obvious that he knew what he was talking about. He took the time to explain to me how allergies work, and why my body was responding the way it was. I learned a lot just from the first visit. I also was...more
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Dr. Lanier is an experienced Allergist that has helped me to understand the causes of my allergies and resulting symptoms that I have lived with for decades. During the treatment process I had a reaction that was impressive and scary. He called me back quickly with concern and reassurance. Thanks...more
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