Y. Howard Pung, M.D., M.P.H.

F.A.A.A.A.I., F.A.C.A.A.I.

Dr. Pung is a board-certified allergist for both adult and pediatric patients. After his medical degree from National Taiwan University, he further continued his education to obtain his Master of Public Heath degree (M.P.H.) from The Johns Hopkins University.  Subsequently, he completed his Residency and Allergy/Immunology fellowship training at Georgetown University Medical Center. 

 

He is the Director/Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology at Georgetown University Medical Center. Currently, he maintains his private practice full-time in Rockville/Germantown. He strives to stay abreast of the cutting edge developments in Allergy & Immunology, provide state of art services to the patients and teach our future young physicians (medical students, residents).

 

Dr. Pung is a U. S. News & World Report 'Top Doctor' and in Castle Connolly's estimation, is among the top 1% in the nation in Allergy, Asthma & Immunology! 

  

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP:

Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics

            Fellow of American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

            Fellow of American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

            Member of American Medical Association

            Member of Greater Washington Allergy Society

            Member of Chinese American Medical Association

            Member of North American Taiwanese Medical Association

                        (President, Mid-Atlantic Chapter, 1998)

            Member of National Taiwan University Medical College Alumni Association

                        (President, Baltimore-Washington Chapter, 2002)

           

 

NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES & SERVICES:

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

           Pediatric Committee, 2006-2009

 

 

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS:

National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health, 1990 & 1991

“American’s Top Physician”, Consumers” Research Council of America

“Washingtonian Top Doctor”, 2010

 

 

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

Atopic dermatitis: pathogenesis, management and cytokines interventions

Eosinophilic esophagitis, pathphysiology and food allergy components

Asthma management and patients/parents education

Allergic rhino-sinusitis, Chronic sinusitis

Chronic cough

Food allergy and Oral Allergy Syndrome

 

 

LANGUAGE ABILITY:

Chinese (Mandarin & Taiwanese) and English.