Dr. Lakshmi M. Puvvada is a board certified allergist with over 20 years of experience. As a board certified allergist, Dr. Puvvada is a physician specially trained to diagnose, treat and manage allergies and asthma in adults and children.
In order to become a board certified allergist, Dr. Puvvada received an additional five years of training after medical school, including an allergy fellowship in Long Island College Hospital in New York. After successfully passing the certifying examination of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI), Dr. Puvvada was board certified by the ABAI in 1993. Dr. Puvvada was re-certified by the ABAI in 2003 and 2013.
Dr. Puvvada has also achieved the rank of Fellow within the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). As a Fellow in the ACAAI, Dr. Puvvada has met many of the highest standards in the field of allergy, asthma and immunology.
Dr. Puvvada moved to Palestine, Texas in 2007, and she has been helping the residents of Palestine and Anderson County find relief from allergies and asthma ever since. Throughout her career, Dr. Puvvada has always had the same philosophy: “Do right by your patients.” At her clinic in Palestine, Dr. Puvvada takes the time and care to correctly diagnose her patients and then creates and implements a treatment plan to alleviate their symptoms.
Dr. Puvvada is married to Dr. Nandan K. Puvvada, who is a general and vascular surgeon in Palestine, Texas. Dr. Puvvada also has two sons.