Allergy and Immunology

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Allergy and Immune Problems

The Allergy and Immunology Clinic evaluates and manages children and adolescents with the following problems:


  • Asthma management and education
  • Hay fever
  • Nasal and sinus problems
  • Eczema
  • Recurrent hives
  • Food allergy
  • Stinging insect allergy


  • Recurrent infections
  • Family history of immune system problems
  • Known or suspected primary immune deficiency
  • Genetic disorder with associated immune problems

Our diagnostic services include:

  • Allergy testing

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Patient Stories

  • Kaelea Butterfield

    Kalea Butterfield portrait Kaelea has severe, life-threatening asthma and in 2010, she was flown by air ambulance from Cedar Rapids to University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital with a serious asthma attack. She was intubated and placed into a medically induced coma to allow her body to heal.Read more

Locations and Contact

  • UI Stead Family Children's Hospital
    Pediatric Specialty Clinic, 2400 Colloton Pavilion
    200 Hawkins Drive
    Iowa City, Iowa 52242
    In House Directions: Elevator I, Level 2
    • Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • 1-319-356-2229 (Scheduling)
    • 1-319-356-1828 (Clinic)
    • 1-888-573-5437 (888 573 KIDS)
    • 1-319-356-1616 (Emergency, evenings, weekends)