Michelle B. Lierl, MD

Clinical Allergist, Division of Allergy and Immunology

Adjunct Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-6771

Fax: 513-636-4615


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Clinical Interests

Treatment and prevention of asthma; allergic rhinitis; allergen immunotherapy; eczema; food allergy; anaphylaxis; suspected immune deficiency

Research Interests

Role of environmental allergens and pollutants in childhood asthma; allergen immunotherapy; asthma pathogenesis and treatment; role of outdoor fungal spores as aeroallergens; diagnosis and treatment of food allergy

Visit Dr. Lierl's fungal spore photo website.

Visit the Lierl Lab website.


Michelle B. Lierl, MD, is board-certified in pediatrics, pediatric pulmonary medicine and allergy/immunology. Dr. Lierl's primary clinical interests are diagnosis and treatment of asthma, allergic rhinitis, chronic cough, food, latex, insect venom and drug allergies, and eczema.

Dr. Lierl has been treating allergy patients in the Allergy Clinic and Asthma Center, which provides state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of asthma and allergies, as well as comprehensive patient education regarding these diseases. She has developed community outreach and patient / family education programs for urban children with asthma and their families.

Dr. Lierl also helps staff the allergy inpatient service, which provides consultation for the management of patients with difficult-to-manage asthma, suspected drug allergies, anaphylaxis, or suspected immune deficiency.

Education and Training

MD: University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, 1979.

Residency: University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY, 1979 to 1982. 

Fellowship: Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, LA, 1984 - 1986; Allergy / Immunology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1986 - 1988. 

Certification: Pediatrics, 1984; Allergy / Immunology, 1987; Pediatric Pulmonary, 1989, 1996, 2002.


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