Hugh Windom, M.D.
Dr. Hugh Windom is a distinguished physician and medical researcher who specializes in allergy and immunology. He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and medical degree from Duke Medical School. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He then did a research fellowship at The University of Otago in Wellington, New Zealand. After returning to the United States, Dr. Windom completed a postdoctoral fellowship with special training in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.
Dr. Windom founded and acts as Medical Director of Sarasota Clinical Research which conducts clinical drug studies both for the advancement of medical science and the opportunity for patients to have access to new medications, at no expense to the patient. He was the first allergist in Florida to offer food oral immunotherapy and with the help of Drs. Ly and Fergeson, opened the Food Allergy Center of Florida under the Windom Allergy umbrella. Dr. Windom is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, the Florida Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Society, the Florida Medical Association, and the Sarasota County Medical Society. He is a past President of the Florida Allergy Asthma and Immunology Society and Sarasota County Medical Society.
Currently, Dr. Windom serves as a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of South Florida, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Immunology. Every other week, Dr. Windom participates in an educational conference and training session for medical students in the Allergy Clinic at the James A. Haley Veterans Administration Hospital in Tampa, Florida. He served on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
Dr. Windom has published more than 15 articles in national and international peer-reviewed medical journals. He has presented his research at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American Thoracic Society, the British Thoracic Society, All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, and at statewide conferences sponsored by the University of South Florida. He often speaks to local organizations about asthma and allergic diseases.
Dr. Windom graduated from Riverview High School after moving to Sarasota in 1960. He married Anne DePetro from Jamestown, New York, and they have four children: Caroline, Porter, Grant, and Reed.