Dr. Stephen Klemawesch is the owner and founder of Allergy Associates. He is dedicated to his practice and honored by his wife, Deborah and family of three children Christopher, Patrick and Sasha. He is also a native Floridian born in 1948. Most patients agree that Dr. Klemawesch extends a high quality of care expected of a family physician while maintaining a professional and efficient medical practice.
Dr. Klemawesch has practiced Allergy medicine in our community as Allergy Associates since 1984. His involvement and generosity with the community has earned the high respect of many of his collegues, both local and abroad. Allergy and Immunology Dr. Klemawesch is dedicated to Allergy Care for both Pediatric and Adults
1954 – 1966 Primary and Secondary school, Oak Harbor, Washington; graduated from Catholic High School, Pensacola, Florida, June, 1966 1966 – 1970
B.S. in Chemistry, Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama 1970 – 1974
M.D.: University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama.
1974 – 1975 Intern in Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
1979 – 1981 Resident in Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
1981 – 1982 Fellow in Allergy-Immunology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
1983 – 1984 Chief Medical Resident and Instructor in Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
1981 – 1983 Research Fellow in Allergy-Immunology Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
1975 -1979 General Medical Officer, U.S. Army
1975 -1978 Commander, Community Clinic, Crailsheim, Germany
1978 -1979 Director, Outpatient Clinics and Emergency Room, Noble Army Hospital, Fort McClellan, Alabama.
1970 Graduated Deans Scholar in Chemistry
1973 Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
1974 Graduated First in Medical School Class
1978 Awarded the U.S. Army Commendation Medal
1979 Awarded the U.S. Army Commendation Medal
1982 Oscar Swineford Award for presentation at the Southeastern Allergy Association in Savannah, Georgia, Modulation of Histamine Responsiveness by Interferon?
1992 Vice President, Southeastern Allergy Association
1993 President-Elect, Southeastern Allergy Association
1993 Appointment: Clinical Assistant Professor, Voluntary Faculty, University of South Florida, College of Medicine
1993 Appointment: Faculty, St. Petersburg Catholic High School as instructor in Medical Physiology
1994 Hal Davidson Award for best scientific presentation, Southeastern Allergy Association Annual Meeting
1995 President, Southeastern Allergy Association
1995 Listed In: ‘The Best Doctors in America: Southeastern Region’ 1996-1997
1999 Listed In: ‘Guide to Top Doctors’: Center for The Study of Services, Washington, D.C.,
2001-2003 Physician Advisor ‘ Marty Lyons Foundation for Children
St. Petersburg Catholic High School, ‘Medical Physiology Class’ 1994 – 2001
Boca Ciega High School, ‘Student/Doctor Program’ 1995 – 2001
Judge -Pinellas County Science Fair, judged scientific projects 1994 – 2001
Papers Delivered at Professional Meetings:
Southeastern Allergy Association, Savannah, Georgia, October, 1982: ‘Modulation of Histamine Responsiveness by Interferon’
American Academy of Allergy, Hollywood, Florida, March, 1983: ‘Pollen Lectin Interactions’
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Chicago, Illinois, April, 1983: ‘Immunoregulatory Effects of Interferon’
Southeastern Allergy Association, Destin, Florida, October, 1992: ‘Herpes Sinusitis’
Society for Apheresis, 21st Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 08, 2000
Mair M.D., Buff, Klemawesch M.D., Stephen J., ‘An Effective Method for Plasma Exchange on a Patient Sensitized to Ethylene Oxide Gas’.
Published Scientific Articles:
Klemawesch, S.J., Buckley, C.E., ‘Pollen Lectin Interactions’, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 74: 71 – 76, 1984.
Klemawesch, S.J., ‘Penicillin Allergy and Pseudo Allergy’, Alabama Journal of Medical Sciences, 21: 270 – 271, 1984
Buckley, C.E., Klemawesch, S.J., Lucas, S.K., ‘Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis with a New Selective Antihistamine; Terfenadine’, NER Allergy Proceedings, Vol 6, No. 1: 63 – 70, 1985.
Florida, June, 1984 Alabama, October, 1970 North Carolina, August, 1981
Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine, September, 1981
Certified, American Board of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, October, 1983
Bayfront Medical Center – Active Staff Status
St. Anthony?s Hospital – Courtesy Status
St. Petersburg General Hospital – Courtesy Status
All Children?s Hospital – Courtesy with Proctorship Staff Status
Edward White Hospital – Courtesy Status