Its Time To Get Your Flu Shot!

Due to the pandemic we will require all patients to schedule an appointment to get a flu shot this year.  We are opening our office on Wednesdays to provide this service.  Call the office today to schedule your flu shot. 317-621-2455.

Covid-19 Office policy

The COVID-19 pandemic has created extraordinary challenges for all of us.  As a healthcare providers, we are following the science and the recommendations of the CDC.  Currently the CDC is advising a phased in approach to opening based on current levels of transmission at the state or local level.  On September 26th, Governor Holcomb determined that the state can now move to Stage 5 of the reopening plan which allows us to again see patients in person as long as we can maintain social distancing and everyone wears a face mask.  We will continue to offer virtual / telehealth visits until a vaccine becomes available as I feel that is the safest option for some of our patients.  The health and safety of my patients and staff will always be a priority to me.

Sincerely, David L. Patterson MD

New Patients

Welcome to Academy Allergy. We are committed to providing every patient with the highest quality of medical care by emphasizing excellence in all aspects of patient management.

Dr. David Patterson and his staff offer the professional medical care patients need and the personal attention they deserve. Dr. Patterson specializes in the comprehensive care of adults and children suffering from allergies, asthma, urticaria, bronchitis, sinusitis and other respiratory problems.  Dr Patterson is also an immunologist and treats patients with immune deficiency.

Pediatric and Adult Allergy Testing

Allergy testing is a painless and convenient way to determine what you are allergic to.  Allergy testing is availiable for indoor, outdoor, food or drug allergies.  Allergies can cause sneezing, congestion, runny nose and itching.  Once the allergy is determined, an appropriate treatment can be started.

Patient Portal:

Sign up to have access to all your medical records, send secure messages to our staff and view appointments. Call our office, 317-621-2455, to request an account. 

Your login for the Patient Portal and Patient App is LastnameFirstname

Patient App formatted for phones & tablets.

COVID19 Allergy Shot Policy

Patients will need to schedule an allergy shot appointment. Since the CDC recommends that we remain socially distant, no patients will be allowed to remain in our office after receiving their allergy injections. Shot patients are reminded to take an antihistamine at least 2 hours before getting their injection and to carry an epinephrine injector with them. If a patient experiences an allergic reaction after leaving our office, they should use their epinephrine and then go to the nearest emergency department to be treated. We recommend you wait in your car and use the St Vincent Neighborhood Hospital across the street from the office on 146th Street if you have a reaction.

Screening Questions: If the answer is "yes" to either question, please stay home and self-quarantine for 14 days. 1. Have you or anyone in your household been in close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case in the last 14 days? 2. Have you or anyone in your household had any fever, respiratory symptoms or illness in the last 14 days?

1. Patients must call to schedule an allery shot. No walk in appointments will be allowed.

2. All shot patients should have a credit card on file to pay for injections.

3. Only the shot patient and parent may come into the office.

4. Anyone entering our office needs to wear a surgical mask per CDC guidelines. You must bring your own mask.

5. The shot nurse will not answer any patient questions. Call the office before or after your allergy shot appointment if you need to talk to a nurse.

I apologize for the inconvenience this new policy may cause, but I am trying to balance the needs of my patients with safety. Please call the office or send a portal note if you have any questions.


David L. Patterson MD






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Indy Top Doc

Recognized for being outstanding in his field, Dr. Patterson has been named one of Indy's Top Docs every year in Indianapolis Monthly.