COVID-19 info: We are now seeing patients in the office, please call to schedule. We are still doing telemedicine and telephone visits.
We encourage patients to use the portal for non-urgent messages.
At AAPRI, we’re excited to offer oral immunotherapy (OIT) for people with certain types of food allergy. The goal of OIT is to not only provide greater protection against accidentally eating the allergen, but to make it possible to consume the food without any reaction. Is OIT right for you or your child with food allergy? In this article, we talk with Dr. Vikram Malik, AAPRI’s food allergy specialist about OIT testing and what AAPRI’s OIT protocol entails.Read More
As one of Rhode Island’s top physicians, Dr. Z gets asked a lot of questions about allergies and asthma on a daily basis. In the past, we’ve shared Dr. Z’s Top 3 FAQs, which looks at some of the most common questions patients ask. Now let’s take a look at some other frequently asked questions […]Read More
Let’s face it, a traditional Thanksgiving feast is packed with some of the worst offenders when it comes to inflammation-causing foods. “The good news is that it’s fairly easy to prepare and enjoy your delicious holiday favorites by swapping out the inflammatory ingredients for healthier ones,” says Yoko Kawashima, functional medicine certified health coach at the AAPRI Center for Functional Medicine. Here are some tips and recipe ideas to help you enjoy healthy holidays—without sacrificing flavor.Read More
Fall allergy season in Rhode Island is upon us. And even though seasonal allergies happen year-round, fall is when ragweed pollen wreaks havoc on allergy sufferers throughout the Northeast (other common fall allergy culprits are mold and dust mites). Like other seasonal allergies, fall symptoms typically include sneezing, itchy eyes and throat, and runny nose—and it’s essential to determine what’s triggering your symptoms so you can effectively get relief.Read More
AAPRI just launched a brand-new website for our Center for Functional Medicine! This informative and useful resource is designed to help you better understand what functional medicine is and how our functional medicine program can effectively get to the root cause of your symptoms—so you can get on a path to better health and quality of life. We’re excited to invite you to check it out today!Read More
Dr. Z and all of us at AAPRI are pleased to welcome Vikram Malik, MD, to our practice. Dr. Malik is an Allergy and Immunology physician with a special interest in food allergies and sensitivities. He joins us from Ochsner Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA, where he was a Clinical Fellow in Allergy/Immunology.Read More