Dr. John Klimas

Allergy and Immunology
Charlotte, NC
47 years experience male

Locations

Office

Charlotte, NC

Address

2630 E. 7th St. Suite 100, Charlotte, NC
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

Medicaid

United healthcare

About

Bio

John T. Klimas, M.D. is a board certified allergist who has been in practice for 34 years with the Carolina Asthma and Alergy Center in Charlotte, N.C. Educated at Rutgers University, medical school at SUNY at Buffalo, he did his internship and residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and allergy/immunology training at Duke. He has been the president of the North Carolina Allergy Society, Southeastern Asthma and Allergy Society, and Mecklenburg County Medical Society. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology. He is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Klimas has been named a Top Doc in allergy 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008,2009,2010, 2011, named one of most influential physicians in 2010 and has won awards for his comunity service. He started Physicians Reach Out in Charlotte, a program serving the uninsured of Mecklenburg County where 1700 physicians and providers donate their services free of charge. Over $40 million has been donated since 2004. He has been married for 41 years to Kathleen Werthwein Klimas , has two lovely daughters and three adorable grandchildren that he shamelessly spoils.

Specialties
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Allergy and Immunology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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3 Agrees
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Klimas
47 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Itchy, scaly rash: If it is contact allergy, hours to days later may have itchy, reddish, scaly rash where skin contacted latex. It is similar to contact allergy that y ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Klimas
47 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Avoid/meds/shots: Keeping the pet out of the house and definitely out of the bedroom would be the first step.Oral antihistamines will help, but i usually prescribe nasa ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Klimas
47 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Intranasal steroids: In milder cases of allergy, otc antihistamines such as claritin, allergra and zyrtec can be used.The most effective medications for more severe cases ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Klimas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Klimas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply!Yeah I have also had chronic ear infection in the same ear so that makes sense I've had 2 many issues w/that ear
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, NY
Graduated 1973MD

Awards

Top Doc in allergy (Charlotte, N.C.) 2003, 2005, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, one of most infuential physicians in US 2010, several community service awards

Affiliations

Carolina asthma & allergy center
Carolinas medical center
Presbyterian hospital
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