Dr. Thomas Fame, MD

Dr. Thomas Fame, MD

Allergy & Immunology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Thomas Fame, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Salem, VA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1984 and specializes in allergy & immunology.

1002 Apperson Dr

Salem, VA 24153

Contact Information

(540) 404-9598

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fame performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pollen Allergy
more than 72% of peers
Allergic Reaction
more than 68% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
more than 65% of peers

Dr. Fame's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fame "Consistently voted "TOP DOC" by the Roanoker Magazine.

Listen to the patient and try to solve their issues the best I can, or direct them to the help they need. When you leave- I hope that you've learned something."

1  Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology

1  Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*

30  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Patch Testing

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Okla Okla Chldns Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Okla Okla Chldns Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • National Jewish Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fame has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Haitian Creole
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fame's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fame to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Fame's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have been going to Dr. Fame for close to 20 years for my asthma/allergy. I would not go any where else. He is very thorough, takes time to answer all questions and never in a hurry to leave the exam room. When I started seeing him I had year round allergies that triggered asthma. For the last...more
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I was referred by my primary care physician for allergic reaction to aspirin.Charged over $200 for an initial five minute visit for him to tell me he was unsure of why I was referred to him and didn't have anything to offer for treatment. Literally less than a seven minute visit. I thought no big...more
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I would not recommend Dr. Fame to family and friends because he is disrespectful to patients and staff. He will help your allergies and illnesses, but he has no desire to understand the illness prior to attempting to treat it.
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Ten years ago I was living in Roanoke County, seeing Dr. Fame as my personal Allergist. I was receiving injections as I had been for many years. Dr. Fame was never in a hurry to get on to the next patient and took very good care of me as to my inhalers, meds, etc. I miss him so much now that I...more
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