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Johns Hopkins EHP Allergists In Silver Spring, MD

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Johns Hopkins EHP allergists in Silver Spring, MD. Alpha Allergy & Asthma Associates has 2 allergists in Silver Spring accepting Johns Hopkins EHP. We see patients of all ages (adults, children and infants), and may have same day appointments available when you request an appointment.

1. D’Jahna Akinyemi, MD

  • Alpha Allergy & Asthma Associates
  • 2415 Musgrove Rd Ste 107
  • Silver Spring, MD 20904
  • (301) 879-7700

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2. Nkiruka U Erekosima, MD MPH

  • Alpha Allergy & Asthma Associates
  • 2415 Musgrove Rd Ste 107
  • Silver Spring, MD 20904
  • (301) 879-7700

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Our allergists are current and former faculty at the Johns Hopkins University Asthma & Allergy Center.

They offer patients in Montgomery County (& Washington DC area) access more specialized services ( drug / aspirin desensitization, AERD treatment, immune deficiencies, child eczema treatment, treating adults and children with asthma, “rush immunotherapy”, etc). Some of these are services that are often referred to Children’s hospital and other hospital centers.

We would love for you to request an appointment with us now. Whether you need allergy testing, allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots), food allergy or drug allergy expertise, or treatment for children with asthma, we can help. We serve the community in treating a wide range of allergic, asthma, and immune system related conditions.

As a service to you, we’ve also curated a list of other health professionals in the area who participate in the Johns Hopkins EHP.

In-Network Johns Hopkins EHP (Employer Health Programs) In Silver Spring, MD

  1. Asthma And Allergy Care of Maryland – 10801 Lockwood Drive Ste 180, Silver Spring, MD 20901
    (301) 587 – 1127 | Provider: Yanowitz MD, Edward S.
  2. Asthma and Allergy Ctr, LLC – 10301 Georgia Ave Ste 306, Silver Spring, MD 20902 | (301) 681-6055 | Glancy MD, Erica J. | Knight MD, Adina K. | Ladinsky MD,  Hava T. | Lavietes VI MD, William P. | Nataraj MD, Prasad N. | Nguyen DO, Anthony P. | O’ Brien MD, Sean R. | Okocha MD, Ifeyinwa U. | Reddy MD, Vinitha
  3. Maryland Allergy and Asthma Center  – 344 W University Blvd Ste 322, Silver Spring, MD 20901 | (301) 754 – 2300 | Nwadiuko MD, Raymond O.

Here is more information about Johns Hopkins EHP.

The allergy & asthma specialists listed above have offices located in or near towns and neighborhoods of Silver Spring & Montgomery County, Maryland, including:

Aspen Hill, Bethesda, Burtonsville, Cloverly, Colesville, DowntownSilver Spring, Downtown Wheaton, Fairland, Forest Glen, Four corners, Glenmont, Hillandale, Kemp Mill, Layhill, Montgomery Village, Olney, Poolesville, Potomac, Rockville, Sandy Spring, Seven Oaks, Silver Spring, Sligo Park,Spencerville, Springbrook,Takoma Park, Viers Mill Village,Wheaton, &White Oak.

Relevant zip codes include but are not limited to: 20904, 20903, 20905, 20901, 20912, 20705, 20783, etc.

*Note: If you choose to contact the other providers listed on this page, please call first to verify that the information you have is up-to-date. Alpha Allergy & Asthma will not responsible for any changes at any given time, although we will certainly try to keep this information as up-to-date as possible.


Linda D. Guydon, MD

Allergens: Pollen | Johns Hopkins Medicine

Linda D. Guydon, M.D., received her bachelor's degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. She earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts and went on to complete her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Boston City Hospital. Dr.

Guydon relocated to Atlanta where she joined Southeastern Health Services (PruCare) and practiced General Internal Medicine from 1983-1988. In 1988, she joined the Atlanta Medical Associates where she served as co-founder and Medical Director of the Immediate Care Center until 1992.

In 1992, she began a fellowship at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Dr. Guydon is board certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. She is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology. Her special areas of interests include the management of asthma and sinus disease.

Dr. Guydon has published several articles in professional journals including the Journal of Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology, Pediatric Asthma, Allergy & Immunology and Respiratory Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Guydon is consistently voted one of Atlanta's top allergists in Atlanta magazine's “Top Doctors” issue.

In her spare time, Dr. Guydon enjoys traveling, biking, listening to music, dancing and reading.

Dr. Guydon sees patients at our Johns Creek and Northlake locations.



Guydon L, Horowitz E, Joyner D, Malveaux F, Togias A. Nasal symptom and nasal fluid neutrophilia correlate with clinical indices of asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1994;93:#390.

Horowitz E, Guydon L, Joyner D, Malveaux F, Togias A. Asthma knowledge in adolescent patients and their guardians: Correlates and discrepancies. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1994;93:#770.

Guydon L, Kagey-Sobotka A, Lichtenstein LM, MacDonald SM, Berman AR, Skloot GS, Togias AG. Relationships between peripheral blood basophil releasability and lung physiology following antigen challenge in asthma. Respir Critical Care Med 1994;149(4):A962.

Horowitz E, Joyner D, Guydon L, Malveaux F, Philip G, Peebles S, Berman A, Viksman M, Togias A. Validation of an asthma severity questionnaire for adolescents. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1995;95(1-2):#513.

Togias A, Joyner D, Guydon L, Malveaux F, Horowitz E. Factors affecting asthma knowledge in adolescents. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1995;95(1-2):#335.

Horowitz E, Joyner D, Guydon L, Malveaux F, Togias A. Allergy to the Blatella Germanica (Bla g) Cockroach (CR): A Major Risk Factor for Asthma Severity in Adolescents. ASTHMA 1995: Theory to Treatment – July 15-17, 1995 Chicago, IL

Refereed Journals:

Guydon L, Horowitz E, Joyner D, Malveaux FJ, Togias A. Asthma in Inner-City Adolescents: Analysis of Morbidity Factors. Pediatric Asthma, Allergy & Immunol 1994;8(3):185-193.