Peng Marlene

Marlene Peng, MD


Specialties
  • Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
  • Allergy and Immunology
Accepting New Patients
515 Minor Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
206-386-9500
206-386-9605

General Information


Biography
Patients and physicians must work as a team to fulfill the patients goals.
Specialties
  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Education Background
Medical School: Northwestern University
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
Languages
  • English
Professional Associations
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; American Academy of Pediatrics; American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; King County Medical Society
Personal Interests
I enjoy hiking, cooking and spending time with my family.

Publications

Blog

Managing your fall allergies and symptoms

September 09, 2013

Although it’s hard to avoid everything that triggers fall allergies, there are many things that can be done to limit or treat the side effects so everyone can enjoy the season.

What allergies present in the fall?

Dirt-based molds are the main trigger of fall outdoor allergies. Mold is in decaying that plant material in yards and parks, as well as in pumpkin patches, hay and barns. Because we tend to close up our homes as the weather gets worse, inside allergens may get worse. Indoor mold, dust mites and our pets can trigger symptoms.

How do I know I have fall allergies?

Symptoms are the same as you might experience in the spring. Congestion, sneezing, post-nasal drip and itchy, watery eyes are the most common signs of fall allergies.

How can I limit allergens and reduce allergy symptoms?

5 tips for a more comfortable allergy season

April 30, 2012

 Here are five things you should know to help you have a more comfortable allergy season:

 

Spring has sprung, and so have our allergies

May 23, 2011

For many, spring is time to celebrate the end of constant rain and cold weather. For those with allergies, however, spring signals the beginning of misery. Often it starts with a little runny nose and tickle in the throat, but then becomes constant congestion, itchy eyes and nose and coughing.

Seasonal allergic rhinitis, or “hay fever,” affects more than 20% of people in the United States. Allergies are triggered by allergens such as pollen or mold spores. Many trees, grasses and weeds contain small and light pollens that are easily carried by the wind, causing allergy symptoms to flare up during their pollination season.

Unless an allergy sufferer decides never to go outside during the allergy season, preventing exposure to pollens will be difficult. Some tips that can decrease exposure include keeping the windows closed when pollen counts are high, washing hands and face after coming indoors or showe...

Clinical Experience

Specialties
  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Services Provided
Clinical Interests
  • allergic aspergillosis
  • allergic colitis
  • allergic contact dermatitis
  • allergic granulomatosis
  • allergic pneumonitis
  • allergic rhinitis
  • allergic urticaria
  • allergic vasculitis
  • allergic wheezing
  • allergies
  • allergy shots
  • allergy to dye
  • allergy to eggs
  • allergy to insects
  • allergy to mold
  • allergy to peanuts
  • allergy to seafood
  • anaphylaxis
  • anesthetic agent testing
  • angioedema
  • asthma
  • autoimmune disease
  • combined immunodeficiency
  • drug allergy
  • eczema
  • environmental allergies
  • food allergy
  • food challenge testing
  • gluten sensitivity
  • hay fever
  • high eosinophil count
  • humoral immune defect
  • hypogammaglobulinemia
  • immune deficiency
  • iodine allergy
  • latex allergy
  • leukocytoclastic vasculitis
  • milk allergy
  • patch tests
  • pneumonitis
  • post nasal drip
  • seasonal allergies
  • serum sickness
  • skin test
  • urticaria
  • vasculitis
  • venom allergies
  • wheezing
  • wiskott aldrich syndrome

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
 

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.8 out of 5 (55 Ratings, 16 Comments)

100

09/21/2016
As excellent provider.
100

08/30/2016
Efficient and caring.
90

06/10/2016
Dr. Peng is great but I've had some confusion issues with prescriptions for Epi-Pens & lack of any information on when to use them, where to keep them for my child, reminders to submit the prescription, etc. Seems like a serious prescription to give w/no info.
100

05/30/2016
Dr. Peng is excellent
100

04/17/2016
Dr. Peng is an incredibly knowledgeable & caring physician.
100

03/30/2016
Dr. Peng is excellent! Knowledgeable and thorough. Exc. bedside manner.
100

03/10/2016
Dr. Peng was excellent.
100

02/24/2016
Dr. Peng is great!
100

01/19/2016
Dr. Peng is quite possibly the best health care provider I have ever worked with! She is amazing.
100

01/13/2016
Already did recommend Dr. Peng!
100

12/08/2015
Dr. Peng is compassionate and very competent. Always ensures all questions are answered.
100

12/08/2015
Dr. Peng & staff are excellent, excellent, excellent.
100

11/30/2015
Dr. Peng really took the time to understand my issue, think through the causes and worked with me to understand what I can do to take care of myself. I was pleasantly surprised that she took the time to answer all my questions and didn't make me feel rushed at all.
100

11/24/2015
She spent a lot of time with me.
100

11/22/2015
Dr. Peng is one of the BEST doctors for my daughter. She answered all of our questions. My daughter [...] wishes she could be her primary doctor!
100

11/19/2015
Dr. Peng is excellent and the time and depth she spent with me was great.
515 Minor Ave.

Seattle, WA 98104
206-386-9605
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