Dr. Douglas Jones Graduates 750th Patient from Food Allergy Treatment Program

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Patients have traveled from all over the U.S. and several other countries for OIT treatment, including 30+ families just from Australia.

SALT LAKE CITY, May 2, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Douglas Jones brings expertise in

providing quality care for allergy, asthma and immunologic disorders to both pediatric and adult patients at Tanner Clinic in Layton, Utah. In 2008, Dr. Jones founded Rocky Mountain Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, an internationally recognized treatment center known for its innovative food allergy treatment program involving a desensitization process called oral immunotherapy (OIT). He brought his practice to the Tanner Clinic in 2016 to offer patients a complete health care solution.

Dr. Jones and his team are one of the few practices offering this breakthrough treatment program to help alleviate the fear and burden of food allergies. OIT provides a long-term solution for a variety of food allergies, including milk, egg, wheat, peanut, corn, soy and treat nuts. He has recently added treatment for additional allergies, including chicken, shrimp, and sesame. It usually takes six to seven months, on average, and at the end of the program, most patients are able to consume the foods that once threatened their health, in unlimited amounts, with no allergic reactions.

This past week, Dr. Jones had his 750th graduate from the OIT program. Due to the success of the program, Dr. Jones has treated patients who have traveled from all over the U.S. and several other countries for treatment, including 30+ families just from Australia.

As a co-founder and current president of a non-profit organization, Food Allergy Support Team (FAST), Dr. Jones is an established leader in the treatment of food allergies. He also advocates for other rare diseases such as primary immunodeficiency disorders and hereditary angioedema.

Dr. Jones is board certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. He attended the University of Utah where he received a bachelor's degree in biology and then earned his medical degree from Penn State University College of Medicine in 2003. Following medical school, Dr. Jones completed a residency program in internal medicine and sub-specialty training in allergy, asthma, and immunology at Creighton University Medical Center.

Dr. Jones has received numerous awards including: Who's Who Top Doctors Honors Edition, Most Compassionate Doctor, Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) Allies Award Winner, America's Top Physicians, and Patient's Choice Award.

 

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