Douglas Barstow, MD is Board Certified to treat both Adults and Children by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology.
Dr Barstow started ninth grade at Anderson, but finished high school in Dallas, after unsuccessfully suing his parents over the right to remain in Austin. Having survived the dense fog of hairspray and perfume common to the Metroplex, he eventually moved on to receive his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M University, where he did research in Neuroscience and Bioremediation of contaminated soil. As a student, he was one of the founding members of the “Replant” tree planting tradition at Texas A&M, where he was appointed to a cabinet level position in TAMU Student Government Association as Chairman of the newly formed Environmental Issues Committee.
After college, he earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Internship and residency in Internal Medicine were completed at LSU in Baton Rouge, LA. He then completed his clinical fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, and worked as a research fellow in the division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, LA.
Dr. Barstow is a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, where he has served on the national Indoor Environment Committee, Aerobiology Committee, and Basic and Clinical Immunology Committee. He is also a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
In his spare time, Dr. Barstow enjoys hiking and jogging, has traveled in Europe and backpacked in Africa.
Dr. Barstow has served on the following boards:
Central Texas Board of the American Diabetes Association
Louisiana Health Care Review Clinical Advisory Board
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Travis County Medical Society
Texas Allergy and Immunology Society
American Thoracic Society