Y. Howard Pung, M.D.,   M.P.H. F.A.A.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.  He then subsequently completed his Residency and Allergy/Immunology fellowship training at Georgetown University Medical Center. 

 

Dr. Pung is the Director/Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology at Georgetown University Medical Center.  He also maintains his private practice full-time in Rockville/Germantown, Maryland.  He strives to stay up to date with cutting edge developments in Allergy & Immunology, provide state of the art services to 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.