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Dr. Steve Kagen is a graduate of Appleton High School, Appleton, WI. He received an Honors degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin, where he was also awarded his M.D. in 1976. Dr. Kagen trained at both Northwestern University and the Medical College of Wisconsin, and is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Allergy and Immunology.

Dr. Kagen is also Board Certified in Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology, being the first Wisconsin allergy specialist to be awarded this certificate of accomplishment.

Dr. Kagen is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Allergy/Immunology at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dr. Kagen has published articles in his specialty, and has lectured locally, regionally and internationally regarding his allergy and asthma research. Dr. Kagen and his research colleague, R. Muthiah, Ph.D., discovered the major worldwide allergenic protein present in a dust mite (L. destructor) for which both of them have received a United States and worldwide patent.

Dr. Kagen is also the Director of the National Pollen Network (NPN) which is a network of certified allergy specialists across the USA who work together to better educate the public about the importance of pollens and molds as causes of hay fever, sinus and asthma. The Kagen Allergy Clinic with NPN provides daily maps of the United States to national cable channels which display the levels of regional pollens and molds on TV broadcasts. Dr. Kagen’s efforts to improve the health of his patients who suffer with allergy and asthma symptoms are considerable. Steve directs a national reference allergy/immunology research laboratory and along with Dr. Muthiah has developed a number of allergy blood tests which are available only at the Kagen Allergy Clinic.

Steve combines the art and practice of medicine with the most modern technology available to diagnose and treat allergic and asthma conditions.

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