Dr. Wilma Light, MD

Allergy & ImmunologyFemaleAge 76

Dr. Wilma Light, MD is a Allergy & Immunology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University medical school in 1971. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Excela Health Frick Hospital and Excela Health Latrobe Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Light to book an appointment.

Dr. Light

Allergic Diseases/Asthma Assocs

3801 Mcknight East Dr Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Light's conditions and procedures:

  • Allergan Cross-Reactivity
  • Allergen Immunotherapy
  • Allergic Asthma
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Reactions to Food
  • Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings
  • Allergic Reactions to Medications
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis
  • Allergies
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Asthma in Children
  • Asthma in Pregnancy
  • Asthma-Related Cough
  • Asthmatic Bronchitis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchitis
  • Cholinergic Urticaria
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Hives
  • Itchy Skin
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Skin Allergy
  • Toxic Effect of Venom

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About Me

Care Philosophy

We like to spend time with our patients and involve them in decisions for their health care

Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatrics

Education

1976
Chldns Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1974
Chldns Hospital
Residency Hospital
1972
Chldns Hospital
Internship Hospital
1971
Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School
1967
Bucknell University
Undergraduate School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Pennsylvania Allergy and Asthma Distinguished Service Award, 1995

Media & Publications

  • Clinical Studies using an Insect RAST,
  • Comparison of the allergenic properties of bee venom and whole body extract,
  • Learning to be a Better Asthma Educator,
  • Allergens in Urban School Dust,
  • Clinical and Immunologic studies of beekeepers,
  • Effect of progressive relaxation on the objective symptoms and subjective responses associated with asthma,
  • Immunological studies of the effect of whole body insect extracts in the treatment of stinging insect allergy,
  • Asthma Care Education: Intensive Training (ACE IT),
  • Unusual reactions following insect stings,
  • Studies of the antigenicity and allergenicity of phospholipase A2 of bee venom,

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Wilma Light, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Light frequently treats Allergan Cross-Reactivity, Allergen Immunotherapy, and Allergic Asthma. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Light treats.

Where is Dr. Wilma Light, MD's office located?

Dr. Light's office is located at 3801 Mcknight East Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Wilma Light, MD speak?

Dr. Light speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Wilma Light, MD offer telehealth services?

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Locations

Allergic Diseases/Asthma Assocs

Allergic Diseases & Asthma Associates3801 Mcknight East Dr Pittsburgh, PA 15237
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Light is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Excela Health Frick Hospital

Mount Pleasant, PA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

Excela Health Latrobe Hospital

Latrobe, PA

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital

Greensburg, PA

64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average

5 Awards Received

Upmc Children's Hospital Of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA