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 and immunology! 



     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)



     American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

           Pediatric Committee, 2006-2009



     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



     Rhinoconjunctivitis: allergic components, sinusitis, polyps

     Food sensitivities: eosinophilic esophagitis, pathophysiology, oral allergy syndrome

     Atopic dermatitis: pathogenesis, management and cytokine interventions

     Asthma: management, patient education



     Chinese (Mandarin & Taiwanese)