Austin Allergy Doctor - Dr. William C. Howland and Dr. Allen K. Lieberman | Allergy & Asthma Center of Austin


Dr. Howland grew up in Austin, attended McCallum High School and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts from  the University of Texas. He received his MD from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas and his Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, California. Dr. Howland  is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Allergy and Immunology. He recertified with the American Board of Allergy and Immunology in 2005.

Dr. Howland was in private practice in Allergy in Columbia, SC and St. Petersburg, FL before returning to Austin in 1991. Dr. Howland has been performing pharmaceutical research with new medications for allergy and asthma for more than 20 years, and is the author of many articles in medical journals. Click here to view Dr. Howland's personal website or Click here for his CV.

"I feel very fortunate to be practicing in Austin. I grew up here and suffered from asthma and allergy when there were many fewer medicines and treatment options. It is gratifying to be able to improve patient's health and quality of life with all the new procedures and medicines now available. Even though Austin is 'the allergy capitol of the world', with proper treatment most people can feel fine and really enjoy all the wonderful things about Central Texas."

Dr. Howland is married and has two adult children. In addition to practicing medicine he plays in a local Rock and Roll Band and enjoys the local music scene.




Upon graduation from Downstate Medical College in New York, Dr. Lieberman served nine years on active duty in the United States Army. He completed his Pediatric residency in El Paso followed by an Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D. C. During this period, Dr. Lieberman studied at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda Maryland.

Dr. Lieberman arrived at the Allergy and Asthma Center of Austin in 1995 by way of Fort Hood in Killeen, serving three years with the rank of Major as the Chief of the Allergy Clinic at Darnall Army Hospital.

Dr. Lieberman was initially certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology in 1993 and successfully recertified in 2003. Dr Lieberman has consistently been named as one of Austin’s Best Doctors by Austin Monthly magazine as well as a Super Doctor by Texas Monthly. He is married with two adult children.

“My years in practice at the Allergy and Asthma Center of Austin have been the most rewarding years of my medical career.  It has been a special experience to provide continuity of care to so many wonderful families. It is gratifying to see our patients, many who began as grade school students, are now off to college with their allergies and asthma under the best control ever. I am fortunate to work with such a dedicated colleague and staff. We are able to provide top level care in a personal manner with special attention to individual needs. The greatest satisfaction is the improvement in quality of life we can provide to our patients and their families.”

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