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Richard C. Herring, MD

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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Weeds
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Patients Treated

Adults and Children

Locations

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology, 2007, 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Awards & Recognition

  • Charlotte Magazine “Top Doctors” Award Recipient – Allergy & Immunology, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • President NC Allergy Asthma & Immunology Society, 2022-2023

Education

  • Fellowship: University of Virginia, Charlottesville
  • Residency: East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
  • Internship: East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
  • Medical School: East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Biography

Dr. Herring has been with Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center since 2012. He graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a degree in biology. After 2 years of research at UNC Cystic Fibrosis Center, he decided to go to medical school. Dr. Herring went to East Carolina University for medical school and after finished a combined 4-year residency program in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, caring for both adults and children. He then completed an adult and pediatric specialty fellowship program in Allergy & Immunology at the UVA Medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. Dr. Herring is board certified in both Allergy & Immunology and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Herring first became interested in this field when his wife’s allergies dramatically improved with allergy shots. He truly loves helping patients of all ages lead healthier lives and assisting them in actively changing the course of their allergic disorders. He also enjoys helping children and adults in all areas of his field such as severe nasal & eye allergies, allergic asthma, allergic eczema, as well as food allergy and immune deficiency syndromes.

For fun, Dr. Herring loves spending quality time with his family, being outdoors, and traveling. He has 4 children, 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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