Dr. Powlin Manuel

Allergy and Immunology
Lafayette, LA
50 years experience male

Locations

Manuel Medical Clinic/Allergy Center

Lafayette, LA

Address

104 Genevieve Drive, Lafayette, LA
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My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

3379817210

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Amerigroup

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana

Cigna

Coventry Health Care

CHAMPUS

Humana Insurance Company

Health Net

Louisiana Health Services

Medicaid

Molina Healthcare Inc

Tricare

Office

Lafayette, LA

About

Bio

Dr. Powlin Manuel is a board certified pediatrician and allergist in practice for 38 years. I received my pediatric training at Harlem Hospital Center affiliated with Columbia University and my allergy training at LSU in New Orleans. I received my MBA and MS in Psychology while in my practice. I have served in the following positions: President of Louisiana Society of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Chair of PRC of Louisiana State Medical Society, President of Vermilion Medical Society, President, Chamber of Commerce, Chairman Boys and Girls Club, and Board member of United Way. Received awards: Louisiana Citizen of the Year, Humanitarian of the Year, United Way Award, Sam Walton Award, Friend of Education Award.

Specialties
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Allergy and Immunology

Pediatrics, Board Certified

Doctor Q&A

2.2K Answers
35 Agrees
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to tell!: Without seeing the rash it is difficult to make a diagnosis. Herpes zoster (shingles) is often associated with this type of rash with pain. You may se ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You are born with it: You are born with bow legs: it is often noticed later.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably viral!: Allergic reaction is a possibility. Or it could be a viral gastroenteritis. Need to seek medical care if the child appears sick.

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I endorse this doctor. I have known Dr Manuel for 12 years. He is an exceptional physician with outstanding clinical skills. He has an excellent bedside manner and is very knowledgable in his field of...Read More
Jan 8, 2013
Dr. Manuel is a remarkable and welcomed addition to the Avvo community. His answers are not only succinct and accurate, but they show just how much he cares for his profession and his patients. I am h...Read More
Dec 2, 2012
I endorse this doctor. He has many years of experience, is dedicated and caring.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for kindly taking your time to reply Dr. Manuel. I am sure your advice will help many others with the same issue. Best wishes to you!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks I don't thinks it's shingles but didn't think of flea bites even though my animals have been treated guess it still could be.
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Thank you, Dr. Manuel. My doctor suspects the gluten issue may have something to do with GAD-65 Ab's &/or glutamate metabolism issue also.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College Trivandrum, India
Graduated 1970MD

Medical/Graduate school

Kerala University, Medical College Thiruvananthapuram, India
Graduated 1964MD

Residency

HARLEM HOSPITAL CENTER, Columbia University
Completed 1977

Awards

Friend of Public Education Award from Southwest Louisiana, 2001
Family of the Year Award from Family Tree, 2003
Service to Mankind Award, 1997

Affiliations

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
American Academy of Pediatrics
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