Dr. David Jeong is board-certified in Allergy & Immunology. He completed his fellowship in Allergy & Immunology at the University of Washington Medical Center and Seattle Children’s Hospital. After completing his fellowship, he began his career at the Institute for Asthma and Allergy in 2010 where he was involved in clinical care, research, and medical education. He transitioned back to Seattle, WA in 2013 where he became the Department Head of Allergy & Immunology at Virginia Mason Medical Center/Benaroya Research Institute.
While in Seattle, he treated patients of all ages but developed a busy practice caring for children with food allergies. Known for compassion and sincerely listening to patients, Dr. Jeong has been named Top Doctor every year by multiple organizations since 2013. He also led a team of research scientists in studying the role of T cells in allergies. He has been the principal investigator for many clinical trials studying various food allergy treatments. Under Dr. Jeong’s leadership, both his clinic and research lab were recognized by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) as a FARE Center of Distinction. He is also committed to the education of future generations of physicians, having trained medical students, residents, and Allergy & Immunology training fellows in both clinical care and immunology research.
Dr. Jeong returned to the Institute for Asthma and Allergy in 2022. He leads the Food Allergy Diagnosis, Research, & Treatment Center at the Institute for Asthma and Allergy, where patients with food allergies have access to personalized, evidence-based care, cutting edge therapies, and clinical research trials. In addition to those with food allergies, he sees patients with asthma, rhinitis, urticaria, angioedema, drug allergies, chronic sinusitis, eosinophilic esophagitis, insect allergies, and immune deficiencies.
He completed his undergraduate degree (BA) at Northwestern University, his medical degree (MD) at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, and his pediatrics residency at the University of Michigan. In his free time, he enjoys golf, tennis, snowboarding, hiking, playing drums, and spending time with his wife and two daughters. He is excited to serve patients in the greater Washington DC area.