Texas Medical Center
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Houston, TX 77030
Carla M. Davis, MD
Dr. Davis is a specialist in the Immunology, Allergy, and Retrovirology Division of the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. She received her medical degree from Duke University and completed her residency program in pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She completed her allergy and immunology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. After spending time in private practice, she joined the Baylor faculty and was appointed as a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Immunology, Allergy, and Retrovirology Division in 2020. Dr. Davis is focused on improving the quality of life for infants, children, and adolescents with food allergies. She is dedicated to providing patients and their families with unparalleled, personalized, family-centered care. She is ultimately dedicated to finding causes and cures for food allergies and food allergy-related diseases.
Dr. Davis has published in the area of allergy and immunodeficiency with a focus in the underlying immune mechanism of disease. In 2009, her interest in the diagnosis and treatment of food allergic disease and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) increased and she established a clinic dedicated to the treatment of eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (EGID) at Texas Children's Hospital in collaboration with the Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. This multi-disciplinary clinic with an allergist, gastroenterologist, and dietician currently extensively evaluates patients for food allergies and is equipped with a dedicated dietitian to offer nutrition support.
Dr. Davis is the Director of the Texas Children's Hospital Food Allergy Program, which is involved in several NIH-funded clinical trials. Dr. Davis is currently recognized as an expert in the field and is active as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.
Schlegel C, Quintanilla NM, Olive AP, Minard CG, Duvan DP, Xu L, Davis CM. Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis Pathologic Diagnosis. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 2014;113(3):321-2.
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