Welcome to Timber Lane Allergy & Asthma Associates

Allergy, Asthma, and Clinical Immunology Specialists

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Clinical Research

Our research division has an entire staff that specializes in research and is dedicated to finding newer, safer and more effective treatments for our patients. Our research center has been conducting clinical research studies since 1993.

Dr. Jaffe is Retiring

To My Patients and their Providers,

I will be retiring this year on December 29, 2021. I truly want to thank you all for the privilege of being your doctor and colleague. It has been wonderful to be part of watching many of you grow up. I appreciate the trust you have placed in me and wish you all the best. 

You can choose any doctor you want to continue your care. Our new doctor, Olga Hardin, is very well trained, having completed an Allergy/Immunology Fellowship at Duke. She is kind and compassionate and sees both children and adults. I will miss you.

Sincerely, 

Betsy Jaffe

Should You Receive The COVID-19 Vaccine?

Please see the CDC guidelines regarding the vaccine and refer to the below CDC chart.

Learn more from the CDC

This guidance applies to ALL ages for which the mRNA vaccines are currently approved.  If you are receiving allergen or venom immunotherapy or another biologic medication such as Fasenra or Xolair, you may receive your COVID vaccine, but please space out the vaccine and your treatment by at least 24 hours.

 

ACAAI Guidance on Risk of Allergic Reactions to mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

Learn more: https://college.acaai.org/acaai-guidance-on-risk-of-allergic-reactions-to-mrna-covid-19-vaccines-2/

Please read our Current FAQ’s and Contact Us if you have any questions or concerns.

Our Team

Allergy and Asthma Associates has been providing state of the art Allergy, Asthma, and Clinical Immunology care for over 30 yrs. Drs. Edward F. Kent., Jr., and Elizabeth F. Jaffe are Board Certified in Pediatrics. Dr. Mark Lazarovich is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

These physicians have sub-specialized in the area of Pediatric and Adult Allergy, Asthma, and Clinical Immunology. These physicians are certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and are associated with the Fletcher Allen Health Care of Vermont, and the University Of Vermont Medical School.

Edward F. Kent Jr.

MD

Dr. Kent is an alumnus of Boston College. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1983. Dr Kent performed his residency training in Pediatrics at Yale- New Haven Hospital from 1983-1986 and was the Chief Resident in Pediatrics in 1987. He received his Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Fellowship training at Duke University from 1987-1989. He founded Allergy & Asthma Research in 1993. Dr. Kent joined the practice in 1989.

Elizabeth F. Jaffe

M.D., Ph.D

Dr. Jaffe is an alumnus of Brown University. She received her MA in Biology from UCLA. Dr. Jaffe received her Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of Washington in 1988. She received her Medical Degree from the University of Washington in 1993. She performed her residency training in Pediatrics at the University of Vermont from 1994-1997. Dr. Jaffe received her Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Fellowship training at McGill University from 1999-2000. Dr. Jaffe joined the practice in 1997.

Olga Hardin

M.D.

Dr. Hardin is an alumnus of Rutgers University. She received her Medical Degree from The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine in 2014. She performed her residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences from 2014-2017. She received her Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Fellowship training at Duke University Medical Center from 2018-2020. Dr. Hardin joined the practice in 2021. She enjoys spending time with her kids, cooking, traveling, exploring local parks and cultural events.

Mark Lazarovich

M.D.

Dr. Lazarovich is an alumnus of McGill University. He received his M.Sc. in Physiology from McGill University. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Liege in 1987. Dr. Lazarovich performed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Yale/Bridgeport Hospital from 1988-1991. He did one year of post-Doctoral research at the University of Liege in 1991. Dr. Lazarovich received his Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Fellowship training at SUNY at Stony Brook in 1993. Dr. Lazarovich joined the practice in 2000.

October 14, 2021

The Pollen Season has ended and will resume in March of next year.

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53 Timber Lane

South Burlington, VT 05403

802.864.0294