Allergy & Immunology
Sansum Clinic is home to Santa Barbara, California's full-service center for Allergy & Immunology healthcare. We serve all ages, from newborns to seniors, and tailor our services to meet the individual patient's needs.
Allergy Expertise from Board Certified Physicians
Sansum Clinic's board-certified Allergists and Immunologists bring specialty expertise in allergic disorders, lung disease and immune deficiencies. The department's physicians advance medical knowledge through research and investigative protocols, as well as disseminate new findings through their journal publications and medical lectures.
The Allergy & Immunology department treats all allergic and immunologic disorders, including:
- Food Allergies
- Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
- Stinging Insect Allergies
- Drug Allergies
- Pulmonary Disorders
- Hereditary Angioedema
- Cystic Fibrosis
Our medical staff also provides respiratory therapy, individualized asthma education, as well as immunotherapy for allergic rhinitis, asthma and stinging insect allergy.
The Allergy & Immunology team takes an active role in promoting good health in the community we share. We are proud to operate the annual Camp Wheez summer programs for asthmatic children.
Appointments & Scheduling
Appointment scheduling must be done directly with patients in order for our staff to disseminate pertinent information and instructions regarding their visit. Referrals are necessary for most insurance plans. We do our best to accommodate our patients appointments based on availability and convenience. If you have questions, regarding your appointments, please call our department directly at 805-681-7635.
Asthma DIGMA Group
Patients are referred to the Asthma Drop-In Group Medical Appointments (DIGMAs) by our Allergy providers only.
Patients are referred to the Asthma educator by either our Allergy department providers or by their primary care physician.
Allergy Shots (Immunotherapy)
Patients can be prescribed and referred to receive allergy shots by a referral from our allergy providers.
Dr. Myron Liebhaber discusses current medical treatment for asthma, various allergies and cystic fibrosis, and describes his summer day camp for kids who learn how to deal with their breathing disorders while having fun in this video from Just Between Us! Interviews with Co-Hosts Actor/Director WILLIAM SMITHERS & Author/Teacher LORRIE HULL SMITHERS
Multidisciplinary Allergy and Immunology
Our Allergy and Immunology specialists work in collaboration with our caregivers in ENT, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Dermatology and other departments to deliver the best care possible to our patients.