Alpha Allergy & Asthma Associates



Silver Spring (Montgomery County), Maryland Allergists-Immunologists specializing in diagnosis, management and/or treatment of allergic conditions, asthma, and other immune system related conditions like: Allergic rhinitis, seasonal allergies (hay fever), asthma, eczema (atopic dermatitis), hives & swelling (angioedema), drug allergies and sensitivities (see Aspirin-sensitivity/AERD and Penicillin allergy treatment), and more.

Both our physicians are double board-certified in Allergy/Immunology and Internal medicine. They are motivated by the desire to bring the insights from leading physician education and delivering care at some of the top hospital systems in the country, to local community medical practice.

As working professional mothers themselves, they are also acutely aware of the challenges facing working professional allergy & asthma moms in getting the support they need.

Dr. Nkiruka Erekosima, was named one of the 2013 Washington Post Rising Super Docs, selected by her peers. She was previously the Associate Clinical director & Assistant Professor in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her Allergy fellowship at one of the nation’s top respiratory care institutions – National Jewish Hospital/University of Colorado Children’s Hospital, and her residency at Johns Hopkins University Bayview in Baltimore, Maryland. Her M.D. is from Drexel University College of Medicine and she holds an MPH in Epidemiology with a minor in Bio-statistics from the same institution.

Dr. D’Jahna Akinyemi, our other co-founder is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

She earned her M.D. from the Howard University College of Medicine, and has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Epidemiology from University of Pennsylvania, where she also completed her fellowship in Allergy & Immunology. Dr. Akinyemi completed her internal medicine internship and residency at Georgetown University and the Washington Hospital Center in Washington DC.


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    2415 Musgrove Road #107, Silver Spring, MD 20904
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    Maryland, Silver Spring
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