About Dr. Harvey

Dr. Tammy Harvey has been a practicing physician in the New Orleans area for the past eight years. She is board certified in Allergy/Immunology (2012), Internal Medicine (2010) and Pediatrics (2009). A board certified physician has fulfilled the requirements of a specialty board and demonstrates exceptional knowledge in a particular specialty. Dr. Harvey’s research interests have focused on the clinical effects of a vaccine in the treatment of recurrent infections. Use of this vaccine can improve immunity against certain Streptococcal infections, including ear infections, sinus infections, and pneumonia.

Education

  • Allergy/Immunology Fellowship – LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
  • Medicine/Pediatrics Residency – LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
  • D.O., Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences, Kansas City, MO

Experience

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, LSU Allergy/Immunology Dept
  • Research Position, LSU Allergy/Immunology Dept.
  • Medical Director – Celebration Hope Center, Metairie, LA
  • Urgent Care Physician – Pelican State Outpatient Clinic, Harahan, LA
  • Medical Review Officer – Global Safety and Security, Metairie LA

Certification

  • ABAI Board Certified in Allergy/Immunology 2011-2021
  • ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine, 2010-2020
  • ABP Board Certified in General Pediatrics, 2009-2016
  • Louisiana State Medical License, 2007-present

Honors and Awards

  • Patients’ Choice Most Compassionate Doctor Award, 2012
  • LSU Medicine/Pediatrics Chief Resident Award
  • LaHaye Eye Care and Surgery Center Outstanding Employee
  • Millsaps College Second Century Scholarship
  • Academic Excellence Award for Scholarship
  • Dean’s List Scholar

Clinical Abstracts and Presentations

  • “Circulating CD21 B cells are decreased in children with recurrent respiratory infections”  Journal of Clinical Immunology, 2013
  • “Guidelines for Practical Use of Departmental Patient Database for Clinical Research” Presentation, 2012
  • InTech Selective Antibody Deficiency Chapter, 2012
  • IDF Selective Antibody Deficiency Chapter, 2012
  • LSU Research Institute for Children Presentation, 2012
  • Jeffery Modell CME Course on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases, Presentation, 2010
  • “Differing Clinical Outcomes in Thymoma with Recurrent Infections and Early or Late Medical Care by an Immunologist” American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, 2010
  • Louisiana Society of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Clinical Presentation, 2010 Children’s Hospital Research Day Presentation, 2010
  • “Diverse Clinical and Immunology Phenotypes in Patients with Autosomal Recessive Hyper IgM Syndrome Caused by Mutations in the AICDA gene” American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, 2010
  • Jeffery Modell CME Course on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases, Presentation, 2009

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
  • American Medical Association
  • Louisiana Osteopathic Medical Association

Some Patient Comments about Dr. Harvey

“Dr. Harvey is very understanding and compassionate. She never prescribes medicine unless you need it.”  – MA

“Dr. Harvey was able to formulate a treatment plan that fit our needs.” –  LE

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