California Allergy and Asthma Medical Group, Inc.

Allergists located in Brentwood, Los Angeles, CA

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About California Allergy and Asthma Medical Group, Inc.

California Allergy and Asthma Medical Group is a practice dedicated to providing the latest and most up-to-date diagnostic and treatment options in allergy and asthma care. Dr. Sheldon Spector and Dr. Ricardo Tan offer over 50 years of combined experience and expertise as nationally and internationally recognized practitioners in this field.

Our family of providers and staff strive to give patients comprehensive evaluation and therapy with a personal touch and attention. We will always work to ensure that your office visits are pleasant, enlightening and will make the best use of your valuable time. We have early and late office hours and Saturday hours to accommodate your schedule.

We specialize in the diagnosis and management of asthma, allergy and clinical immunology including conditions such as allergic rhinitis (hay fever), sinusitis, atopic dermatitis (eczema), food allergy, drug allergy, anaphylaxis (systemic allergic reactions), contact dermatitis, urticaria (hives), angioedema (swelling), conjunctivitis, primary immunodeficiency syndromes and many others. 

Our Clinical Research division offers patients and volunteers the opportunity to participate in clinical trials of promising new treatments for allergy, asthma, sinusitis, atopic dermatitis, COPD, hives, and other conditions.

We help patients determine the causes and treatment for symptoms such as nasal congestion, “sinus” symptoms, ear and eye symptoms, shortness of breath, wheezing, headache, chronic cough, recurrent respiratory and other infections, skin rashes, hives and others. 

We offer all types of allergy testing, rhinoscopy, pulmonary function testing, nitric oxide testing, as well as allergen immunotherapy (allergy injections), intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) infusions, and anti-IgE (Xolair) injections if these are indicated.

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California Allergy and Asthma Medical Group, Inc.

California Allergy and Asthma Medical Group is a practice dedicated to providing the latest and most up-to-date diagnostic and treatment options in allergy and asthma care. Dr. Sheldon Spector and Dr. Ricardo Tan offer over 50 years of combined experience and expertise as nationally and internationally recognized practitioners in this field.

Our family of providers and staff strive to give patients comprehensive evaluation and therapy with a personal touch and attention. We will always work to ensure that your office visits are pleasant, enlightening and will make the best use of your valuable time. We have early and late office hours and Saturday hours to accommodate your schedule.

We specialize in the diagnosis and management of asthma, allergy and clinical immunology including conditions such as allergic rhinitis (hay fever), sinusitis, atopic dermatitis (eczema), food allergy, drug allergy, anaphylaxis (systemic allergic reactions), contact dermatitis, urticaria (hives), angioedema (swelling), conjunctivitis, primary immunodeficiency syndromes and many others. 

Our Clinical Research division offers patients and volunteers the opportunity to participate in clinical trials of promising new treatments for allergy, asthma, sinusitis, atopic dermatitis, COPD, hives, and other conditions.

We help patients determine the causes and treatment for symptoms such as nasal congestion, “sinus” symptoms, ear and eye symptoms, shortness of breath, wheezing, headache, chronic cough, recurrent respiratory and other infections, skin rashes, hives and others. 

We offer all types of allergy testing, rhinoscopy, pulmonary function testing, nitric oxide testing, as well as allergen immunotherapy (allergy injections), intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) infusions, and anti-IgE (Xolair) injections if these are indicated.


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Research Department for Clinical Trials

Click here to sign up to participate in a study.

For more information regarding Clinical Trials, click here.

If you would like to contact us regarding participating in a clinical trial at California Allergy and Asthma Medical Group Research, please contact any research coordinator.

Brentwood Location:

Shivam Patel

Research Coordinator

shivam@calallergy.com

Violeta Hernandez

Research Coordinator

violet@calallergy.com

Victor Chen

Research Coordinator

victor@calallergy.com

Cooper Kass

Research Assistant

cooper@calallergy.com

Chiko Shimizu

Research Assistant

chiko@calallergy.com

 

Palmdale location:

41230 11th Street West, Suite A 
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 266-8944

 

Crystal Baltazar

Research Coordinator

crystal@calallergy.com

Christine Lawson

Research Coordinator

christine@calallergy.com

Rose Warner

Research Coordinator

rose@calallergy.com

 

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Staff

Our clinic staff is focused on your comfort and the success of your treatment. We have assembled a team of nurses, assistants, and office personnel whom are professional and understand the importance of your health and happiness.

Cheryl Brown, Receptionist

Sharon Short, MA

Joan Nasr, RN

Judith Spector, RN

Jessie Masiclat, MA

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20 Ways To Beat The Allergy Blues

Airborn Allergies
1.Keep the grass short, but have someone else do the mowing. If you can't avoid yard duty, wear a mask when you mow.
2.Don't dry clothes outside. Pollen bonds to fabric.
3.Allergic to molds? Plan outdoor activities when the weather is hot and dry.
4.Ban smoking at home and at work. Smoke only aggravates allergies.
5.If you have hay fever, stay indoors when pollen is high. Avoid parks, woods, and gardens during the allergy season. Save errands for late afternoon or after it rains. Pollen is worst during early hours and on dry, windy days.
6.Wash that pollen right out of your hair - shower and shampoo frequently.
7.Consider your allergies when planning a vacation. Ask your doctor to suggest a spot where the source of your allergy isn't in bloom during your holiday.
8.Do not move just to avoid allergies, you may develop new ones.
9.If you garden, avoid choosing plants, trees, grass, and weeds with tiny flowers, such as goldenrod.
10.Try to keep windows closed wherever you are.
 
Insect Allergies
11.Never go outside when you are barefoot and keep an eye out for insect colonies, nests, and hives.
12.Opt for light-colored clothing, such as whites and tans. Avoid blues, yellow, and any colors resembling flowers.
13.Don't paint, cook meals, or feed pets outside. These scents attract bugs.
14.Limit the use of perfume, hair spray, or suntan lotion - these are bug attracting.
15.Don't panic if an insect lands on you. Stay calm and gently brush it away.
16.See a doctor if you have a reaction to an insect bite.
 
Animal Allergies
17.When choosing a pet, a dog is safer than a cat - but a fish is even better.
18.If you must have a dog or cat, choose a shorthaired breed without a thick undercoat.
19.Wash animals frequently and try to keep them out of your bedroom.
20.Avoid pillows, comforters, and other products filled with feathers or down.
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Tips For Children With Seasonal Allergies

For Seasonal Allergies
1.Reduce Plant Materials
Pollen is the #1 cause of seasonal allergies. Trees account for 10% of all allergies in the United States, grasses account for about 30%, and ragweed accounts for nearly 60% of all allergies. Keep trees and shrubs pruned, and eliminate all unnecessary vegetation, including houseplants and decorative bouquets indoors.
2.Keep Windows Closed
Because pollen is carried by the wind, it's in the air everywhere. So keep windows closed even if you have no pollen-producing plants nearby. Air conditioners actually filter pollen and other allergens out of the air as they keep you cool.
3.Change Filters Regularly
Furnace and air conditioning filters take many allergens out of the air. However, they build up on the filters. To filter them out and keep them out, change filters once a month.
 
For All Other Types Of Allergies
1.Eliminate "Dust-Collectors"
Knickknacks and clutter collect dust and are hard to clean. Get rid of unnecessary objects and display valuables in a glass case that's easier to clean.
2.Keep Bedding Clean
Over one-third of your child’s life is spent in the bedroom so keep it clean! Wash bedding in hot water every week, use allergen-proof cases for pillows and mattresses, and consider getting rid of wall-to-wall carpeting. Minimize use of heavy draperies or venetian blinds, which catch a lot of dust.
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New Patient Forms

Prior to coming in for your visit, get a head-start by downloading, printing, and filling out the New Patient Forms here.

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Major Insurance Providers Accepted

California Allergy and Asthma Medical Group, Inc. accepts most major PPO insurance providers.

AARP
Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Shield of California
Capital Blue Cross
Care1st
Cigna
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Health Net
Medicare
UnitedHealthcare
Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "Dr. Spector is my allergist and my primary care physician. He is super thorough and always has my best interest in mind."

    Sarah M.
Location
California Allergy and Asthma Medical Group, Inc.
11645 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1155
Brentwood

Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 3108199250
Fax: 310-966-9042
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California Allergy and Asthma Medical Group, Inc.
11645 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1155
Los Angeles, CA 90025