Welcome from the Division Chief

Tamara Perry

Tamara T. Perry, M.D., Division Chief

Welcome to the Division of Allergy and Immunology, located at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. We thank you for visiting our site today.

Our allergy and immunology specialists at Arkansas Children’s uses a team approach to provide personalized care, including both inpatient and outpatient services, to children of all ages with allergic disease and immunodeficiency disorders. These highly skilled sub-specialists provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment for conditions including asthma and respiratory disease, food allergies and primary immunodeficiency disorders. Working in close partnership with local and regional physicians, our allergy and immunology specialists help manage these diseases and conditions through prompt communication and open partnerships with primary care physicians.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Division of Allergy and Immunology is to provide the best care for patients with allergic and immunologic disease through the advancement of our knowledge and daily performance. We aim to work together with a servant’s attitude and with a passion for our community. Our board-certified experts strive to be leaders and innovators and bring excellence to our field whether it’s research, clinical, educational or clerical.  We believe by operating professionally, through an organized team effort, and by remembering that we serve a purpose greater than ourselves that we can best benefit our patients’ well-being and impact healthcare with meaningful change.

We treat many conditions, including asthma, atopic dermatitis (eczema), eosinophilic esophagitis (EOE) and food allergies.

Other Conditions

At Arkansas Children’s, our allergy and immunology physician specialists treat a diverse range of other common conditions, including:

  • Drug allergies
  • Insect sting allergies
  • Allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis (seasonal allergies)
  • Anaphylaxis (acute allergic reaction)
  • Primary Immunodeficiencies (Severe combined immunodeficiency, DiGeorge, Common variable immunodeficiency, X-linked agammaglobulinemia, Chronic granulomatous disease, etc.)

Clinical Trials

Leading-edge research is an integral part of the Allergy and Immunology Program at Arkansas Children’s. Our faculty are heavily involved in national studies in asthma and respiratory disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, food allergy, and primary immune deficiency.

Our Vision

We champion children by making them better today and healthier tomorrow through our service as a leader in the promotion of health, well-being, and equity of Arkansas’ Children.


Tamara T. Perry, M.D., FAAP, FAAAAI
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Allergy and Immunology Division
Dr. and Mrs. Leeman King Endowed Chair in Pediatric Allergy
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine Medical Director, Telemedicine Department
Arkansas Children’s