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Michael A. Lapuente, DO

Today's Pollen Count

Data last updated: 04/23/2024

Detailed pollen information

Grass

Low

Mold

Medium

Weeds

Low

Ragweed

Trees

Medium

Oak
Pine
Mulberry

Pollen and Mold Levels

Pollen counts are updated daily from February 15 to November 15.
Last updated: October 30, 2023
Trees
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Grass
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Mold
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Patients Treated

Adults, Children, & Infants

Locations

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology, 2003, 2013
  • American Board of Pediatrics, 2000

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized among “Mom-Approved Doctors” by Charlotte Parent Magazine (2015).

Education

  • Fellowship: University of Missouri, Kansas City, The Children’s Mercy Hospital
  • Residency: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Brenner Children’s Hospital
  • Internship: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Brenner Children’s Hospital
  • Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
  • Undergraduate: University of Memphis

Biography

Dr. Lapuente received his undergraduate degree from University of Memphis where he also played college soccer. He attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He completed his internship and residency at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Brenner Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC. He then finished a fellowship at University of Missouri, Kansas City, The Children’s Mercy Hospital, where his area of research focused on exhaled nitric oxide.

Prior to working at Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center (CAAC), Dr. Lapuente was in private practice in upstate New York. He moved south in 2005 and joined CAAC. For fun, Dr. Lapuente enjoys listening to his son perform music, playing soccer with his daughter, and watching international soccer matches.