“I dedicate my knowledge and energies at finding evidence-based solutions to alleviate the day to day suffering experienced by those with allergy, asthma, or immune disorders.”

Board Certifications

  • Allergy/Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Adult Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
  • Eczema
  • Food Allergy
  • Pediatric Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology



Washington University School of Medicine
Allergy and Immunology
St. Louis, MO


Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Internal Medicine
Baltimore, MD


Maryland General Hospital
Internal Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Medical School

University of Navarre School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Pamplona, Spain

Undergraduate School

George Mason University
Bachelor of Arts
Fairfax, VA

Hospitals Affiliated With

Inova Fairfax Hospital
Inova Loudoun Hospital
Reston Hospital Center

Professional Associations

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)
1989 – Present

Greater Washington Allergy Asthma & Immunology Society
2008 – Present


“Allergy Shots or Automobiles” Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology July (2007).

“Identification of Potential Allergens in White Oak (Quercus alba) Pollen by Immunoblotting” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 84 (1989): 9-18.

“Allergy Shots or Automobiles?  Which is More Dangerous?”  Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (2007).

“Asthma Still Mystery as the Cases Increase”  The Loudoun Easterner 24.51.15 (1992).

“Facial Swelling Secondary to Inhaled Bronchodilator Abuse: Catecholamine Induced Sialadenosis” Annual Allergy 62 (1989): 289-293.

“Successful Use of Aztreonam in a Patient Who Failed Oral Penicillin Desensitization” Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology 83 (1989): 735-737.

“Letter Regarding Sarcoidosis” Annual Allergy 61.4 (1988): 319-320.

“Immunoblotting of Pollen Proteins: Tween 20 Mediates Nonspecific Binding of Gammaglobulins to Immunoblots of Oak-Pollen Proteins” Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology 82 (1988): 834-841.

“Anaphylactic Reaction to Ampicillin in a Patient with Common Variable Immunodeficiency Syndrome Desensitized to Penicillin” Annual Allergy 59.1 (1987):15-16, 34-38.

“Detection of Crossreacting Pollen Allergens in 23 North American Species of the Genus Quercus (the Oaks) by Immunoblotting” Journal of Allergy Clinical Immonology 81.1 (1988): 183.

“Methods for the Detection of Pollen Allergens by Immunoblotting” Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology 81.1 (1988): 263.

“Detection of White Oak Pollen (Q. Alba) Allergens by Immunoblotting”Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology 81.1 (1988): 183.

“Detection of White Oak Pollen (Q. Alba) Allergens by Immunoblotting” Annual Congress 2244, (1987).

“Nonspecific Binding of Horseradish Peroxidase Labeled Goat IgG to “Immunoblots” of Oak Pollen Proteins”Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology 79.1 (1987): 132.


Dr. Richard C. Loria founded the practice of Allergy and Asthma Associates, with offices in McLean and Sterling, in 1992. Prior to Allergy and Asthma Associates, Dr. Loria worked as an associate in private practice in Boca Raton, Florida, and Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Loria graduated in 1983 from the University of Navarre School of Medicine in Pamplona, Spain. He then pursued an internship in internal medicine at Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore, and his residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. In 1988, he completed a fellowship in Adult and Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.

For nearly 20 years, Dr. Loria has annually been recognized as a leading physician in the DC-Metro area by Northern Virginia Magazine and Washingtonian Magazine. He has received a Compassionate Doctor Recognition as well as a Patients’ Choice Award. In 2012, Dr. Loria was chosen as a Top Allergist/Immunologist by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals, The Leading Physicians of the World. He currently holds an academic appointment at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology.