W. Edward Davis III, MD, MBA, MMM

 W-Edward-Davis, MD

Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine
Section of Clinical Immunology, Allergy & Rheumatology

Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Davis earned his medical degree from the University of Mississippi in Jackson. He completed his residency at Tulane University where he served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine. Dr. Davis went on to do his fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Tulane and pursued additional training in Pulmonary Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Davis also holds Masters degrees in Business Administration and Medical Management from Tulane University. He has been Chairman of the Department of Allergy & Immunology at Ochsner since January 2001 and practices at Ochsner main campus.


  • Hassett CC, Horner WE, Levetin E, Wild LG, Davis WE, Lehrer SB, Lacey J. Fungi as Allergens. Chapter 46. In: Allergy & Allergic Diseases, 2nd ed., Kay AB, editor, Blackwell Publishing, 2008.


  • Davis WE, Weaver H, Levetin E. Post-Katrina changes in ragweed pollen concentrations and sensitivity levels. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2009;123(2):S96.
  • Levetin E, Owens C, Weaver H, Davis W. Airborne fungal fragments: Are we overlooking an important source of aeroallergens? J Allergy Clin Immunol 2009;123(2):S322.
  • Levetin E, Horner E, Davis E, Lehrer S. Airborne spore levels and skin test reactivity in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2007;119(1):S99.

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