About Us

Founded in 1992, Allergy and Asthma Associates (AAA) is home to some of the most well-respected allergists in the D.C./metro area – Dr. Courtney Jackson Blair, Dr. Sharon Seth and Dr. Karen Robbins, and supported by AAA’s highly experienced provider Bridget Schaefer, PA.  Specializing in both adult and pediatric allergic conditions and asthma, AAA offers specialized services such as skin testing for environmental allergens and foods, patch testing for contact dermatitis, comprehensive food allergy assessments, food challenges, and food allergy management plans. Additionally, AAA provides lung function assessments, asthma care plans, and asthma chronic care management services. Our providers are experts in Allergy Immunotherapy (allergy shots) – an effective, well established technique to help reduce the symptoms of moderate to severe allergic rhinitis.  AAA provides stinging insect allergy (honey bee, wasp, yellow jacket, hornet) evaluation and stinging insect immunotherapy for severe reactions to these stinging insects.  AAA provides evaluation and treatment for moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (eczema), and also evaluation and management and eosinophilic disorders such as eosinophilic esophagitis and eosinophilic asthma.  Patients with a history of drug allergy, adverse reactions to medications and foods, and chronic unexplained hives will find expert advice and treatment options at AAA as well.

Our providers are specialists in assisting patients choose amongst a wide variety of treatment options for their allergic disorders.  We offer experienced advice and counsel on choosing amongst the many inhalers, allergy medications and injectable biologic medications now available for the treatment of advanced atopic diseases such as complicated asthma, eosinophilic asthma, atopic dermatitis and chronic idiopathic urticaria (hives).  We also have offerings in sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) and are currently providing FDA approved options for eligible patients.

All allergy injections require an appointment and we follow strict scheduling and medical observation standards for patient safety. Please check with our office for any questions on scheduling and for our office hours and policies for allergy shot appointments. We offer numerous appointment slots throughout the day for allergy shots during our posted hours.

About Privia Health

We are proudly part of Privia Health. Privia equips leading primary and specialty care physicians with cutting-edge resources to help us deliver outstanding, personalized patient care. That’s why Privia’s patient satisfaction scores are 2x higher than national averages. Visit their website to learn how Privia helps you take control of your care.

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You have enough on your plate. We make it easy to message your doctor, connect to on-demand virtual care, receive appointment reminders, refill prescriptions, and get care on the go. If you see more than one doctor in our network, your entire care team has access to your medical chart so we can all work together for your health. Use the myPrivia app or patient portal to:

  • Book appointments, renew prescriptions, and access your electronic health record
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Healthy for the Long Haul

You’re more than a set of symptoms. Privia champions lifelong health and wellness, inside and outside the doctor’s office. From pediatrics to adult needs, preventive programs to complex care, doctor’s visits to self-care at home – we’re here to support you on every step in your journey. Count on Privia for:

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Our Doctors Do More

You can enjoy personalized care without pricey membership fees. Privia doctors take the time to listen to your concerns, from wellness programs to chronic care management. Patients rate our providers 4.9 out of 5 for efforts to include them in decisions about their care, so you can be confident your doctor will help you understand the guidance you get, in-office or virtually. With Privia, you can expect:

  • Unhurried, comprehensive visits to develop the right care plan for you
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