One of the Oldest, Largest, and Most Respected Allergy and Asthma Centers.


Welcome

The techniques and equipment used at the Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic include the latest advancements in the field.  Our group is dedicated to providing cutting edge, personal and compassionate care.  In addition, our providers have been educated at many of the top allergy training programs in the country.  The benefits of having such a wealth of experience, skill and scientific technology are realized daily by our patients.

Pollen & Mold Count

The Oklahoma Allergy and Asthma Clinic is a certified pollen and mold counting station for the National Allergy Bureau.  The most trusted and accurate pollen & mold count for the Oklahoma City and surrounding areas.

AAAAI

For pollen counts in other US cities visit http://www.aaaai.org/home.aspx

Oklahoma City Weather

July 30, 2016
11:47 am US/Central

Mostly Cloudy

78º F

Current Conditions:
Mostly Cloudy

Forecast:
Sat - Thunderstorms, High: 92
Sun - Mostly Sunny, High: 94

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CareCredit

CareCredit now available for OAAC Patients

Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic is proud to announce that we have now partnered with CareCredit.

What is CareCredit?

CareCredit is a healthcare credit card designed for your health, beauty, and wellness needs. It's a way to pay for the costs of many treatments and procedures and allows you to make convenient monthly payments. For complete details of healthcare financing terms, please review the CareCredit account agreement within the application.

Where can I use CareCredit?

CareCredit is accepted at over 175,000 providers nationwide for LASIK and Vision Care, Cosmetic and Dermatology Procedures, Dentistry, Veterinary, Hearing Care and other specialties

CareCredit is now also accepted at select retail locations.*

How is CareCredit different from my other bank cards?

CareCredit extends special financing offers that you can't get when using your Visa or MasterCard to pay for health, beauty and wellness care at enrolled providers. With shorter term financing options of 6, 12, 18 or 24 months no interest is charged on purchases of $200 or more when you make the minimum monthly payments and pay the full amount due by the end of the promotional period. If you do not, interest is charged from the original purchase date**.

CareCredit also extends longer term healthcare financing for 24, 36, 48 or 60-month periods with a Reduced APR and Fixed Monthly Payments Required until paid in Full. Purchases of $2,500 or more qualify for the 60-month offer with a 16.9% APR (24, 36 and 48 financing terms are for purchases of $1,000 or more with a 14.9% APR**).

For complete details, see the CareCredit account agreement within your application.

Is CareCredit a medical insurance policy?

No. CareCredit is a healthcare credit card and it does not replace medical insurance policies that you might have. It is intended to help you pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not covered by your health plan.

I'm not sure I want another credit card. Why do I want CareCredit?

CareCredit helps you pay for out-of-pocket healthcare expenses for you, your family, and even your pets! Once you are approved, you can use it again and again* to help you manage health, wellness and beauty costs not covered by insurance.

Plus, Special Financing** for 6, 12, 18 or 24 Months is available on qualifying purchases of $200 or more made with your CareCredit credit card account. For purchases of $1,000 or more special financing** for 24, 36 or 48 months is available, and for purchases of $2,500 or more special financing for 60 months is available.

For more information, visit www.carecredit.com

* Subject to credit approval. Minimum monthly payments required. Not all promotional financing options are available at all enrolled providers. Ask yours for details. Promotional financing options are not available at all retail locations that accept CareCredit and standard account terms will apply to such purchases.

** For new accounts: Purchase APR is 26.99%; Minimum Interest Charge is $2. Existing cardholders should see their credit card agreements for their applicable terms.

Proposed Government Regulation Could Seriously Reduce YOUR Access to Allergy Shots - Please go to the link and sign the petition.

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), a professional membership organization of more than 6,800 allergist/immunologists, is spreading the word that newly proposed regulations from the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) could dramatically limit patient access to allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots).

https://www.change.org/p/united-states-pharmacopeia-save-patient-access-to-allergy-shots

 

Warren V. Filley M.D. Receives Distinguished Doctor Designation from the Expert Network

OKLAHOMA CITY – Warren V. Filley, M.D., a board-certified allergist with the Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic has received the Distinguished Doctor designation from the Expert Network. Selecting professionals for the Expert Network Distinguished designation is based on a thorough multi-phase process. Membership is extended solely to the most qualified professionals from each state who demonstrates superior influence, leadership, reputation and knowledge.

Dr. Filley is a Fellow of both the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He served on the Academy’s National Allergy Oversight Committee which supervised the release of the pollen and mold counts to the media and general public. He also served on the Board of Regents of the ACAAI.

He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Allergy/Immunology. He has been on the staff of the OAAC since 1982. He is a clinical professor of medicine, Department of Medicine, OU College of Medicine. Since 2008, he has been honored as one of America’s Top Doctors in Allergy/Immunology by Castle Connolly.

Dr. Filley is currently a member of the Myriad Gardens Community Board of Directors. He is also president of The Robert M. Bird Society/Friends of the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center (OUHSC) library. He has been involved as a volunteer with the Oklahoma Garden Festival, Oklahoma Horticultural Society, Oklahoma City Youth Leadership Exchange and the Oklahoma City Zoological Trust.

A native of Topeka, Kansas, Dr. Filley graduated with honors in biology from the University of Kansas. He received his doctor of medicine from the University of Kansas and then completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the OUHSC. He completed his fellowship in Allergy/Immunology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

Dr. Filley and his wife, Karen, live in Edmond and they have two children, Mark and Allison.

 

Oklahoma City Ranks Seventh for Spring Allergy Capitals

OKLAHOMA CITY - Today, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), a leading patient advocacy organization in the United States representing nearly 61 million Americans who experience asthma or allergies, released its annual Spring Allergy Capitals™ report. The report identifies the 100 most challenging places to live with spring allergies in the U.S. Jackson, MS is the most challenging U.S. city to live for the second year in a row based on higher than average pollen scores, higher than average medication usage, and availability of board-certified allergists in the area. The other top ten cities include #2 Memphis, Tenn.; #3 Syracuse, NY; #4 Louisville, KY; #5 McAllen, Texas; #6 Wichita, Kan.; #7 Oklahoma City, Okla.; #8 Providence, RI; #9; Knoxville, Tenn.; #10 Buffalo, NY. Tulsa was ranked #16.

 

Breaking ground at the soon to be new OAAC building in Norman at the Norman Healthplex by Norman Regional Hospital. We hope to have the new building open in October 2016. (Left to right) Dr. Greg Metz, Dr. Shahan Stutes, Dr Dean Atkinson, Dr. Richard Hatch, Dr. Patricia Overhulser and Dr. Warren Filley. Not pictured Dr. Laura Chong. Dr. Florina Neagu and Dr. Bret Haymore.

The Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic Welcomes a New Member to our Team and a NEW Satellite Clinic location in Midwest City!

Board Certified Allergist Dr. Bret R. Haymore has joined the staff of the OAAC. He previously had his own allergy practice in Midwest City. 

Dr. Haymore attended Penn State College of Medicine where he was elected to the AOA honor society. He subsequently completed a residency in internal medicine at William Beaumont Army Medical Center and remained for one year as chief medical resident. He completed his allergy-immunology fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical center where he remained as chief of clinical services until completing his service in the Army in 2011. He served a tour in Iraq in 2008-2009.

He has received numerous teaching and research awards and has published numerous articles in medical literature. He served on the Board of Regents of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology from 2007-2008. Dr. Haymore and his wife have five children. Together they enjoy reading, sports, and outdoor activities. They are active in community service and in their church.

The new OAAC satellite clinic in Midwest City is located at 8121 National Avenue.

When are allergies serious enough to seek medical help?

Allergies are extremely common and affect millions of Americans.  Symptoms range from a stuffy nose and occasional sneeze to severe allergic reactions.  Allergies are also a common trigger for asthma attacks.  Patients with asthma experience chest tightness, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing.  Common substances that cause allergic symptoms include pollen (grass, tree and weeds), mold spores, dust mites, feathers and animal dander.  If allergies are causing you discomfort or impairing your ability to work, play or enjoy life, come visit us to see how we can help.

Why doesn't everyone have allergies?

Allergies are caused by the immune system reacting to substances (or allergens) that would typically not trigger a reaction.  Allergies result from environmental factors and genetic predisposition.  If one parent is allergic, the risk of allergies in a child is 30 to 40 percent.  If both parents are allergic, there is a 50 to 70 percent chance of a child developing allergies.  The board certified allergist's goal is to help patients prevent symptoms by managing their allergies and asthma so they can lead healthy, normal lives.  The strong emphasis placed on individualized patient care has been part of the clinic's philosophy of practice for over 75 years.

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