David Lang, MD

Department Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Allergy Immunotherapy
  • Allergy Skin Tests
  • Allergy Tests
  • Anaphylaxis Syndromes
  • Aspirin Challenge and Desensitization
  • Diagnosing Asthma
  • Diagnostic Skin Testing For Food, Inhalant, And Drug Allergy
  • Drug Challenge and Desensitization
  • Exhaled Breath Analysis
  • Food Challenge Test
  • Immunodeficiency Evaluation
  • Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy
  • Poorly Controlled Asthma
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Allergic Disorders
  • Allergies
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Aspirin Sensitivity
  • Asthma
  • Environmental Allergies
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Hives (Urticaria)
  • Insect Sting Allergies
  • Latex Allergy
  • Medication Allergies
  • Seasonal Allergies
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Biography

About David Lang, MD

David M. Lang, M.D., serves as Chairman of the Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Co-Director of the AsthmaCenter, and Director of the Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Training Program in the Respiratory Institute at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Lang also teaches Evidence Based Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.

Dr. Lang has carried out a number of research projects, including studies of theepidemiology of urban asthma, drug allergy, anaphylaxis, and chronic urticaria.He has been active in national and regional medical organizations, and haspublished more than 100 articles in the medical literature. Dr. Lang has been amember of the Joint Practice Parameters Task Force for the specialty of Allergyand Immunology since 2001, and currently serves as Co-Chair of this Task Force.He recently completed a 4-year term on the Board of Directors of the AmericanAcademy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He currently serves as Chair of theNational Quality Forum Pulmonary and Critical Care Standing Committee and is amember of the National Quality Partners Antibiotic Stewardship Action Team.

Dr. Lang has been selected annually as a “Top Doc” in Allergy/Immunology byCleveland Magazine and as one of the Best Doctors in America for more than adecade. He currently serves as Deputy Editor for the Journal of Asthma, andis on the Editorial Board of Allergy and Asthma Proceedings; he previously served as Associate Editor and SectionEditor of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Dr. Lang received the Hahnemann University Hospital Leadership Award in 1996, and was the recipient of the Pharmacia Allergy Research Foundation Award at the International College of Allergology and Clinical Immunology meeting inStockholm in 1994.

Dr. Lang received his medical degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr. Lang also served an additional year as chief medical resident, prior to pursuingsubspecialty training in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, California.

He is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the National Board of Medical Examiners, and the American Board ofAllergy and Immunology, for which he completed voluntary re-certification in 2005 and 2015.

His medical career has been supported by his wife, Marjory, and two children, Madelyn and Jonathan. Dr. Lang appreciates the support from his family, friends, and colleagues, and is grateful for opportunities to contribute to the field ofAllergy and Immunology.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2002

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation
Allergy & Immunology
La Jolla, CA USA
1987

Residency - Henry Ford Hospital
Internal Medicine
Detroit, MI USA
1984

Internship - Henry Ford Hospital
Flexible
Detroit, MI USA
1981

Medical School - University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1980

Undergraduate - University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1976

Undergraduate - Oakland University
Rochester, MI USA
1974

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Specialty Interests

allergic disorders, anaphylaxis, aspirin sensitivity, asthma, urticaria, drug allergy

Awards & Honors

  • Best Doctors 2006-Present
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 3/26/2015, Dr. Lang has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Lang receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Genentech, Inc

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

47 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 5
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

6 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2017

Great suggestions for my seasonal allergies which I wasn't even there for.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2017

He always discusses his thoughts on what he recommends and allows me to participate in the decision making process

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2016

Dr. Land is an A+ doctor. He cares about his patients and shows it in all he does.

Reviewed on May 24, 2016

love it here.. they explain everything

Reviewed on May 17, 2016

I felt Dr. Lang really listened to my concerns and was willing to work with me on my care. He provided very helpful information about clinical research trials which is important to me. I have been seeing Dr. Lang for many years and I would recommend him to other patients.

Reviewed on May 10, 2016

Excellent care from Dr. Lang.

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