Asthma, allergy and immunology

Children's Wisconsin offers a truly unique approach to asthma, allergy and immunology diagnosis and care. Our board-certified, award-winning specialists provide comprehensive care for the entire family.

Family-centered care

The Children's team is the only one of its kind on the combined Children's-Froedtert campus. That means we diagnose and treat both adults and children, which can be especially helpful for families with multiple allergies or asthma-sufferers.

Specialized services

We offer specialized services that allow us to develop unique treatments for patients with complex conditions, including allergy and respiratory care. These include our Primary Immunodeficiency Program, Asthma Plus Program, and clinical nutrition services.

Leaders in immunology

Children's partners with the Medical College of Wisconsin as a regional and national (international) leader in the field of immunology research and treatment. We are a Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies. That means we offer a full range of treatments for immune diseases. We are also dedicated to research that helps us improve our diagnostic testing and care.

In addition, our very own Clinical Immunodiagnostic & Research Laboratory (CIRL) offers some of the most advanced testing in the country. As a result, we get quicker, better results for you and your children.


Children’s treats the full range of asthma, allergy and immune disorders, including:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic nasal symptoms (rhinitis)/Hay fever
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Food and drug allergies
  • Frequent sinus infections
  • Immune deficiency
  • Severe allergic reactions, such as anaphylaxis
  • Skin allergies
  • Stinging insect allergies

Tests, treatment and services

Our dedicated, experienced team is trained to provide all aspects of your child’s care and treatment, which may include:

  • Allergy testing (environmental, food, or medication)
  • Asthma Plus Program
  • Clinical nutrition services
  • Coordinated care
  • Education
  • Environment review
  • Food Allergy Multidisciplinary Clinic: FARMS clinic (food allergy resources, management and support)
  • Immunotherapy
  • Medical management
  • Methacholine laryngoscopy
  • Oral Immunotherapy (OIT)
  • Primary Immunodeficiency Program
  • Sinus clinic


Children's is a leader in asthma, allergy and immune disorder research. We actively develop new solutions and research cures. As a result, we bring your whole family the very latest and best treatments and medication available. Among our ongoing efforts are:

Clinical Immunodiagnostic and Research Laboratory (CIRL)

A joint effort between Children's Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin, the CIRL combines academic, scientific and technical strengths to provide state-of-the-art clinical and research procedures.

Program highlights

Primary Immunodeficiency Program

Our team of specialists diagnoses and treats complex primary immune deficiencies (non-AIDS) in both children and adults.

Groundbreaking testing program for newborns

Children's and the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene lead the nation and make Wisconsin the first state to pilot a newborn screening test program for severe combined immunodeficiency.

Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center

Since 1987, the Jeffrey Modell Foundation has worked to build diagnostic centers across the country to research and improve treatments for primary immunodeficiencies.

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To make an appointment, call our Central Scheduling team or request an appointment online.

(877) 607-5280

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MCW affiliation

Many of our specialists are faculty members of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Learn why this matters.