Dr. Howland grew up in Austin, attended McCallum High School and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas. He received his MD from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas and his Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, California. Dr. Howland is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine and Allergy and Immunology, and he recertified with the American Board of Allergy and Immunology in 2005.

Dr. Howland was in a private practice in Allergy in Columbia, SC and St. Petersburg, FL before returning to Austin in 1991. He has been performing pharmaceutical research with new medications for allergy and asthma for more than 20 years and is the author of many articles in medical journals. Click here to view Dr. Howland’s personal website or click here for his CV.

“I feel very fortunate to be practicing in Austin. I grew up here and suffered from asthma and allergy when there were many fewer medicines and treatment options. It is gratifying to be able to improve patient’s health and quality of life with all the new procedures and medicines now available. Even though Austin is ‘the allergy capitol of the world,’ with proper treatment most people can feel fine and really enjoy all the wonderful things about Central Texas.”

Dr. Howland is married and has two adult children. In addition to practicing medicine, he plays in a local Rock and Roll Band and enjoys the local music scene.

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Nursing Staff

All of our nurses are RNs or LVNs and are highly trained in allergy and asthma. They are compassionate and able to work well even with our youngest patients. The nurses provide patient education and frequently communicate with patients on the phone. They use a computerized system with scan cards and bar codes to carefully monitor the doses of allergy shots for our patients.