Videos of Dr. Thomas Chacko, Your Food Allergist

Dr. Chacko on the Top Doctors cover of Atlanta Magazine
Dr. Chacko Featured on the Cover of Atlanta’s Top Doctor Magazine

Dr. Thomas Chacko & Patients Discuss Food Allergy Treatments

For many people, food allergies – an allergic response to some of the foods in the human diet – are a frustrating and sometimes dangerous part of life. That’s why Dr. Thomas Chacko and the team at our food allergy treatment centers are dedicated to making life easier for people with allergies. The focus is straightforward: To properly diagnose and effectively treat both adults and children with food allergies.

Watch these short videos to get an idea of our approach and the food allergy treatment options available – including the breakthrough oral immunotherapy (OIT) desensitization treatment. With OIT, patients may be unexpectedly exposed to their allergen yet avoid a reaction. Plus, you hear from our food allergy treatment center patients as they describe their successes and the relief gained from OIT therapy, even by those with severe peanut allergy.

Dr. Chacko’s patient and mom discuss oral immunotherapy for food allergies on CBS News

Is your child one of the estimated 3% of kids with a food allergy? Then you know the drill. “A Cure for Food Allergies” is a strong statement – see how Dr. Chacko is using oral immunotherapy to prove it.

Peanut Allergy Video - Dr. Thomas Chacko Featured on WebMD

Discovering your child has a peanut allergy is stressful for the whole family. Whereas treatment was once a lifetime of avoidance, that has changed. Learn how Dr. Chacko’s patients live more freely.

Peanut Allergy - Dr. Thomas Chacko, Allergist featured on CNN

Food allergy in children or adults could lead to anaphylaxis, a potentially deadly reaction. A new study from the New England Journal of Medicine supports early introduction of allergenic foods. Dr. Chacko explains why this will change the culture.

Dr. Chacko discusses peanut allergies and the new research for treatment on Weekend Express

Give allergenic foods to pregnant women? Allergist Dr. Thomas Chacko explains the dramatic change in recommendations spurred by the “Learning Early About Peanut Allergy” or LEAP Study. Dr. Chacko advises discussing pros & cons with your allergist.

Dr. Thomas Chacko Discussing Peanut Allergy Treatment on CBS

Children with multiple food allergies face many challenges, but a new therapy is already helping to change that. Oral immunotherapy is proving to help with milk, egg, peanut allergy and more. Dr. Chacko explains allergy desensitization and how the process works.

Dr. Chacko discusses the peanut allergy drug for oral immunotherapy treatment on CBS News

The FDA has approved its first peanut allergy drug – a standardized peanut extract – for children ages 4–17. Dr. Thomas Chacko has been using peanut flour therapy for the past 5 years at his Atlanta allergy treatment centers to desensitize his patients to peanuts.

Patient’s mom discusses her son’s severe food allergy and how oral immunotherapy has helped

One of Dr. Chacko’s young patients has several severe food allergies. His mother now describes their situation as “hopeful!” Dr. Chacko’s oral immunotherapy treatment for egg allergy allows her son to attend school with peace of mind.

The mother of Dr. Chacko’s patient discusses her son’s peanut allergy and oral immunotherapy treatment

Peanuts are legumes, and so are beans. That’s why a child may show a serious reaction to beans without a peanut in sight. The mother of one of Dr. Chacko’s patients shares how her toddler is being desensitized to beans with oral immunotherapy.

Get Help Resolving Your Food Allergies Today

Do you have questions on food desensitization and oral immunotherapy treatment? We are here to help you create your own allergy treatment success story. Contact our food allergy treatment center today at (678) 668-4688.

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    Understanding Oral Immunotherapy

    Oral Immunotherapy, also known as food desensitization, is a treatment that helps you build up immunities to food allergens that could otherwise be life-threatening.

    What is Oral Immunotherapy (OIT)?

    Oral immunotherapy is a treatment where a patient ingests small doses of an allergen to build up resistance.

    History of Oral Immunotherapy

    Oral immunotherapy dates back to the times of Alexander the Great. He would ingest poisons to increase immunities.

    Frequently Asked Questions About OIT

    Dr. Thomas Chacko and his team are here to answer the most common OIT questions and address your concerns.

    Oral Immunotherapy Treatments

    Before treating your food allergy, we will diagnose the allergen and then determine the best treatment option.

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