Dr. Douglas T. Johnston, DO

Dr. Douglas T. Johnston, DO

Allergy & Immunology | Male | 41 years old

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Dr. Johnston says...

In college, Dr. Johnston was drawn to Immunology and considered a career as an immunologist.  After spending time working in the lab, he realized that it would be much more exciting to treat people with immune disorders and allergy, especially since he grew up having both allergies and asthma.  Dr. Johnston was attracted to Osteopathic medicine because its core principles focus on the body's ability to function as a whole and heal itself, a key role of the immune system.

 Dr. Johnston's clinical interests include, food allergy, eosinophilic esophagitis and  hereditary angioedema (HAE), a rare genetic swelling disorder. He is involved in clinical research and serves as a principal investigator for trials aimed at treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis, hereditary angioedema and desensitization of peanut allergy.

Dr. Johnston says...

Dr. Johnston has an interest in hereditary angioedema (HAE), a rare genetic swelling disorder. He has published several articles on this topic and has had the opportunity to educate physicians on HAE both in the US and internationally. Dr. Johnston serves a principal investigator for several new therapies being developed to help prevent HAE swelling attacks. 

In addition, Dr. Johnston has had to opportunity to treat a large number of patients with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and is involved in clinical research aimed at treatment of EoE in adults and children.

Dr. Johnston is a fellow of the ACAAI, AAAAI. He is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine/ Allergy & Immunology at the Edward Via School of Osteopathic Medicine in Spartanburg, SC. Dr. Johnston is also a member of the AAAAI Allergic Skin Disease Committee and is the featured allergist on the Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America's "Ask the Allergist" website.

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

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  •  Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
  •  Board certified in Allergy & Immunology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylactic Egg Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Milk and Dairy Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Shell Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • Dermatitis
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • IgA Deficiency
  • IgM Deficiency
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Toxic Effect of Venom

Education

  • Medical School
    New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology

    Graduated in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Winthrop-University Hospital

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Completed in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Patch Testing