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Dr. Dennis Ledford, MD

Allergy & Asthma ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Ledford

Allergy/Asthma/Immunolgy Assocs

13801 Bruce B Downs Blvd Ste 502 Tampa, FL 33613

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Dr. Dennis Ledford, MD is an allergy & asthma specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in allergy & asthma, allergy & immunology, and more.


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(813) 971-9743

Dr. Ledford accepts the following insurance:

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Medicaid
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Dr. Ledford's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hives
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ledford treats Hives more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ledford treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Asthma
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Dr. Ledford treats Asthma more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ledford treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Cough
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ledford treats Cough more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ledford treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ledford's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anaphylactic Egg Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Food Additive Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Fruit and Vegetable Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Milk and Dairy Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Shell Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Combined Immunity Deficiency
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Desensitization
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Dysphagia
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eye Infections
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • IgA Deficiency
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Itchy Skin
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Latex Allergy
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Otitis Media
  • Patch Testing
  • Penicillin Allergy
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tonsillitis
  • Toxic Effect of Venom
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Dennis Ledford, MD is an allergy & asthma specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in allergy & asthma, allergy & immunology, and more.

Specialties

  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Allergy
  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Cell Immunology

Board Certifications

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

Education

1985
University South Fla
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Nyu Hospital
Residency Hospital
1980
City Memphis Hosps
Residency Hospital
1979
University Tenn Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1977
University Tenn Affil Hosps
Internship Hospital
1976
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1985
1982
1980
1979
1977
1976

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Ledford's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ledford

4.5

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
11.428571428571429%
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Dr Ledford is heaven sent! He genuinely cares for his patients, listens to their concerns, and answers questions in detail. He went to him with questions, confusion, and scared of the diagnosis we were given of Wegener’s. However, he listended to our concerns, answered all our questions, and gave us hope. We have been with Dr Ledford for over a year now and he is consistent with his care. The staff is also great.
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Im very happy that Dr Ledford is my allergist. He is thorough and knowledgeable and has helped to diagnose an additional illness that I have.
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The office staff is great and very understanding. Unfortunately, we have many Doctors that we have to see due to major health issues and Dr. Ledford is one of the best. He is very detailed and explains exactly what he is prescribing and why. A real blessing to our family and would highly recommend this practice!
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Dr Ledford cured my chronic hives due to red ant bites in Melbourne Florida. My allergist in Fort Lauderdale were not able to cure me after several months! and referred me To Dr Ledford. I swear if it it wasn't for him, I'd still be on prednisone ! Love you Dr Ledford!!
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Dr. Ledford is amazingly intelligent and provides great insight to his patients regarding their health conditions. He is genuinely concerned about the patient trying to incorporate all aspects of the patient's life history into finding solutions to health issues. He takes the time to listen to the patient and family so that care can be completed and understood. His staff too is superior and makes you feel comfortable and important to them. Dr. Ledford makes you happy you chose him to treat y
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Dr. Ledford truly cares, he listens, he informs the primary care physician, he takes excellent notes to stay abreast of your care, he goes to bat for his patients by helping get them the tests needed and educates them on things they may not have a full understanding of, so they feel comfortable. Dr. Ledford is extremely knowledgeable about far more than his respective field and goes above and beyond to help, he gets to the bottom of things to heal not just mask symptoms with a pill. Impressive!
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Went to Dr Ledford to provide a systematic approach to my newly developed seasonal allergies. Had an initial consultation & allergy test where I only reacted to the control. All he did was prescribe some expensive eye drops & tell me to come back in 3 months. When my symptoms worsened, I brought forward my appointment to see if something more could be done. However, after a 45 minute wait past my appt time, I was told there were still 2 people in front of me. So I canceled my appt & left.
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Dr. Ledford is a wonderful doctor; he is thorough, kind, and takes his time. Dr. Ledford is also the best diagnostician because of his carefulness and thoroughness. I highly recommend him.
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Brought my 4 year old son to see Dr. Ledford. He was comforting, understanding and ready to get to the bottom of things.
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Very Through in the examination. Pleasant communicator.
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Dr. Ledford is an excellent diagnostician. He is patient, caring, and always willing to listen. I have been his patient for 27 years and he has helped me through many respiratory and auto-immune crises. I trust his recommendations to improve my health without question.
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When I moved here 3 months ago I knew the first Doctor I had to get established with was an allergist so I would have no break in my every other week scheduled injections. The timing, I felt was critical for me. These injections are the only thing that controls my asthma. I was able to get an appointment the first week I was here. I was elated. The staff was was very pleasant and caring. Dr. Ledford was extremely thorough and didn't miss a thing even though I'm a little interesting. Thanks
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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.
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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.
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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.
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He is thoughtful, kind, great at finding your health problem. Does not make you feel he is in a hurry.
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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.
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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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