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Do you have an allergy to penicillin?

April 7th, 2017|

Penicillin is a commonly used antibiotic that treats many different bacterial infections.  Approximately 10% of the population has been labeled with a penicillin allergy. [...]

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Dr. Amin Mery
Dr. Amin MeryM.D.
Dr. Amin Mery is a native Texan who received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and completed his medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio. He then performed his residency at Brackenridge Hospital of Austin as part of the Austin Medical Education Program. Dr. Mery completed his fellowship in adult and pediatric allergy and immunology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, where he performed research in mast cell biology, a critical component of allergic disease.

Dr. Mery is board certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology as well as the American Board of Internal Medicine, and he is a member of American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. His advanced training gives Dr. Mery an exceptional understanding of the clinical aspects of asthma treatment, as well as a myriad of immunologic disorders. He is also trained in injection techniques of Botox Cosmetic and dermal fillers. Dr. Mery is fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Mery has a number of causes he associates himself with, but one of his biggest is with CommonThreadz. Founded in 2008, CommonThreadz is a nonprofit helping orphans & vulnerable children in developing nations to reach their full potential through empowerment of the children, their caretakers & the local grass roots community organizations that support them. For more information on this worthy cause, please visit their website at www.commonthreadz.org.

Dr. J. Alex Martinez
Dr. J. Alex MartinezM.D.
Please join us in welcoming our new physician, Dr. J. Alex Martinez, to Hill Country Allergy & Asthma. Dr. Martinez will be joining the practice in September and will begin seeing new and existing patients at our Marble Falls, Westlake, and Leander clinics at that time.

Dr. J. Alex Martinez has been an allergist for the past 20 plus years, and while he’ll be a new addition to Hill Country Allergy & Asthma, he is not new to Austin. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his medical degree from the University of Kansas.

After finishing his residency in Internal Medicine at the University Health Science Center in San Antonio, Dr. Martinez completed a fellowship in Allergy at the University of Kansas before making his home in Austin. He was in private practice here for many years but more recently has been a staff allergist at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Killeen caring for active duty soldiers and their families. He is enthusiastic to be back in the Austin area where he can hike and bike on the many trails and attend a variety of live entertainment venues. You may also see him about sampling many of the eateries that the area has to offer. Dr. Martinez also enjoys spending time with family and friends near and far.