Aug 24, 2020
Just because others think your way is wrong, doesn’t mean that’s true. Dr. Nikhila Schroeder and her husband opened their clinic, Allergenuity Health, with no lack of skepticism coming at them from all sides. They were determined, however, and now they have a loyal customer base and a business that feels right.
Nikhila has been working in the medical field for over a decade and knows that it can be better. She and her husband started Allergenuity Health to change how we approach immunology and workplace practices, and it’s working.
Their approach has helped hundreds of patients of all ages experience fewer and fewer symptoms related to allergies. It has not been an easy road, but it has been extremely rewarding.
Listen as she shares some of her beliefs on patient care and the role of medicine in our everyday lives. Additionally, she gives us a deep dive into why she’s looking for alternatives to immunology beyond injections and daily pills.
As a chronic allergy sufferer I was extremely excited to get to speak with Nikihla and I definitely learned some things. Listen in and see if you can apply her experience to your life and practice.
In this episode:
[02:07] Welcome to the show, Dr. Schroeder!
[02:25] Learn all about Dr. Schroeder’s new allergy clinic and the challenges she’s had with her peers.
[04:57] Why she and her husband named their clinic Allergenuity Health.
[09:18] Dr. Schroeder believes the name has been an accelerant with patients and makes them stand out.
[10:24] She shares some big differences between their clinic and other allergy clinics around them.
[14:30] Learn how she gets to know her patients and their families.
[17:22] Listen as she shares a new allergy therapy called sublingual immunotherapy.
[22:20] There are two main types of sublingual immunotherapy, and Dr. Schroeder explains the differences and the side effects.
[28:40] Dr. Schroeder discusses why the immune system works differently with allergies on each individual.
[33:40] She speaks about the push back she got from her peers for doing something different from the mainstream.
[37:39] Dr. Schroeder talks about moving to North Carolina to open their clinic and how the other allergist acted to what she was doing.
[41:47] Thank you so much for being on the show!
“It can be tough, but there are so many awesome reasons to follow your passion and do what you believe in and what you know is helping patients and yourself.” Dr. Nikhila Schroeder
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