Dr. Dennis K. Ledford, MD

Dr. Dennis K. Ledford, MD

Allergy & Asthma | Male | 66 years old

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Dr. Ledford specializes in Allergy & Asthma and practices in Tampa, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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based on 21 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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in Tampa, FL |
I’ve been a patient of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates of Tampa Bay for over seven years, have seen Dr. Ledford several times and you could not ask for a more knowledgeable physician when it comes to Asthma or Allergies. I highly recommend him as well as the other doctors at Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates of Tampa Bay.
in Brandon, Fl. |
I've had Dr. Ledford as a doctor since 1999. Professional thorough empathetic concerned are just a few of the words used to describe him. He's concerned about the patient's well-being beyond his professional capabilities. His atentativeness to other health concerns that weren't related to his specialty saved my life. He is gone the extra mile, he is the extra mile, he is what every new physician should desire to be. There are few like him. On top of all that he Is one of the best.
in Riverview, FL |
When I came to Florida 6 years ago, we called Dr. Ledford's office and explained the seriousness of my medical situation to his staff. Although I was not a patient, they arranged for me to see Dr. Ledford very quickly. I was amazed at how knowledgeable he was about my rare disease and its treatment. He is a consummate professional and I feel lucky to be under his care. I have absolutely no reservations about recommending Dr. Ledford to anyone who needs expert allergy/immunological care.
in Tampa, FL |
He is thoughtful, kind, great at finding your health problem. Does not make you feel he is in a hurry.
in Tampa, FL |
I saw Dr. Ledford after developing a cough that wouldn't go away. It got to the point were I was barely finishing sentences. Dr. Ledford got me in right away and ran some tests and got me diagnosed and treated. He is attentive, empathetic, and the visit is about you not his ego, unlike some doctors. Great doctor and experience.
in Tampa, FL |
He listens carefully to me. He cares very much about my well being. He makes excellent referrals to doctors in other specialties.
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Dr. Ledford says...

Offer allergy skin testing for inhaled allergens, food allergens, and insect allergens. Also provide patch testing for contact or cell mediated sensitivity. Lung function testing including spirometry and exhaled nitric oxide and methacholine challenging is available. Nasal cytology and fiberoptic rhinolaryngoscopy is also performed. Skin biopsy of unusual immunologic rashes is also utilized. Acid testing to determine if acid reflux from the stomach is causing respiratory symptoms is available. Our group works with the University of South Florida, providing access to clinical trials with novel therapies.

Dr. Ledford's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Allergy & Asthma
  •  Board certified in Allergy & Immunology, Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology, Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Why It Matters: Dr. Ledford's Board Certifications

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  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Angioedema
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Eye Infections
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Itchy Skin
  • Limb Swelling
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Infections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Toxic Effect of Venom
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    University Tenn Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    City Memphis Hosps

    Completed in 1980

    Nyu Hospital

    Completed in 1982

    University Tenn Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1979

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University South Fla

    Completed in 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Adult Allergy
  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Cell Immunology
  • Child & Adolescent Allergy
  • Clinical & Laboratory Immunology
  • Immunology
  • Molecular Immunology
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Neurological Immunology
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Pediatric Allergy
  • Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatric Clinical & Laboratory Immunology
  • Pediatric Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology
  • Pediatric Immunology
  • Pediatric Neuroimmunology

Procedures Performed

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

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