Y. Howard Pung, M.D., M.P.H. F.A.A.A.A.I.
Dr. Pung is a board-certified allergist for adult and pediatric patients. He is a dipomate of the American Board of Allergy & Immunology, as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology and American College of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. He received his medical degree (MD) from National Taiwan University, followed by a Master of Public Heath degree (MPH) from Johns Hopkins University. He completed his pediatric residency and fellowship training at Georgetown University Medical Center.
Along with managing his private practice in Rockville/Germantown Maryland, Dr. Pung has served as the Director and Professor at the Division of Allergy & Immunology for the Department of Pediatrics at Georgetown University Medical Center. He has a passion for teaching patients, medical students and medical residents. He’s been invited for lectures in both local and international medical communities. He has also served as President for multiple communities, including the Greater Washington Allergy; Asthma & Immunology Society; North America Taiwanese Medical Association; and American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
Dr. Pung has won various awards, including the prestigious “National Research Service Award” from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He has also been honored as a “top doctor/physician” numerous times with the U.S. News & World Report, Consumers Research Council of America, and the Washingtonian.
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
“Washingtonian Top Doctor”, 2012
“Washingtonian Top Doctor”, 2014
“Washingtonian Top Doctor”, 2016
“Washingtonian Top Doctor”, 2018
“Washingtonian Top Doctor”, 2020
Nasal symptoms: allergic and nonallergic components, sinusitis, polyps
Food sensitivities: pathophysiology, oral allergy syndrome, eosinophilic esophagitis
Atopic dermatitis/Eczema: pathophysiology, management, cytokine interventions
Asthma: allergic and nonallergic components, management, patient education
Chinese (Mandarin & Taiwanese)