Allergy & Asthma Care Center

Cape Coral & Fort Myers

Allergy & Asthma Care Center is an office-based practice dedicated to serving the needs of our patients in Southwest Florida. We are board-certified with offices in Ft. Myers and Cape Coral, we strive to offer our personal commitment for excellence... up-to-date, meticulous medical care that you expect and deserve. Our goal is to anticipate your needs and to exceed your expectations at every encounter.

Peace of mind and wellness of body are the two qualities of life which we strive to achieve for you. "High tech" medicine practiced the old-fashioned way... with you in mind!

Symptoms of Asthma & Allergic Conditions

Hey fever, also called ALLERGIC rhinitis, causes cold-like symptoms, but unlike a cold, hay fever isn't caused by a virus. If symptoms of a cold last more than 2 weeks or continue recurring, you may be suffering from ALLERGIES. Hay fever happens to be the #1 risk factor for recurrent sinus infections.

ALLERGIC asthma is the most common type of asthma. About 90% of children with childhood asthma have ALLERGIES, compared with over 50% of adults with asthma. Inhaling specific substances called allergens (ALLERGY triggers such as pollen, dust mites, or molds) brings on the symptoms associated with ALLERGIC asthma.

    • Hay Fever
    • Sinus Problems (non-surgical)
    • Asthma
    • Headache
    • Post Nasal Drip
    • Cough
    • Hoarseness
    • Hives/Swelling
    • Contact Rashes
    • Eczema
    • Immunodeficiencies
    • Insect Reactions
    • Drug Sensitivities
    • Food Intolerances
    • Allergies to Pets

    "Bucket Theory" of Allergies

    Understanding how allergies develope and progress into the symptoms such as sneezing, wheezing and itching is not a simple matter. The "Bucket Theory" illustrates this progression that we are all familiar with, but may not totally understand why!

    Treatment Protocols

    Allergic symptoms are caused by a sensitivity which certain persons develop to normally harmless substances. A susceptible person who is exposed to these substances may have symptoms of hay fever, asthma, cough, post-nasal drip, headache, stomach and intestinal disturbances, rash, eczema or hives.

    Substances capable of producing allergy are called allergens. When a particular allergen is absorbed by the body, it produces allergic changes in various organs such as the skin, eyes, nose, sinuses, throat, lungs, etc. Sensitivity usually occurs only after repeated exposure to the allergen. Susceptible patients usually are sensitive to more than one allergen.

    ALLERGY and asthma care Center treats all age groups and many ALLERGIC and non-allergic disorders . We assure you that all of our new patients will be seen by our board-certified doctor.

    • Allergy Skin Testing
    • Patch Testing for Chemicals
    • Food Challenges
    • Pulmonary Function Test (PFT)
    • Nasal Rhinoscopy
    • Laryngoscopy
    • Drug Testing
    • Allergy Immunotherapy (Allergy Shots)

    Doctor Staff at Allergy & Asthma Care Centre

    Larry L. Castillo, M.D.

    "Dr. Larry" is a graduate of East Central Medical School. He completed his residency at the New York Medical College and his fellowship in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at the State University of New York, at Stoneybrook. He has been an associate in private allergy practice in New York as well as an Assistant Professor at New York College Medical College. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology, a fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Fellow of the American Academy of ALLERGY and immunology, member of the Florida Allergy Society. Dr. Larry has appeared in monthly television ALLERGIES segments with a local television station. Has been a speaker at local and national medical meetings and a recipient of the Von Pirquet Research Grant. He is fluent in both English and Spanish. 

    Dr. Larry has been established in his Florida practice since 1997.

    Robert Pineiro, PA-C

    Robert graduated from Long Island University, Brooklyn Hospital Physician Assistant Program in 1989. He has health care experience in community health, mental health and Pediatrics. Robert started practicing Pediatrics in Florida in 1995, before practicing Allergy and Asthma with Dr. Larry Castillo in 2003. He is fluent in English and Spanish. 

    " Allergies or asthma are disrupting your quality of life , we want to take this opportunity to assure you of the highest quality of care that we have built our practice on since 1974."

    - Dr. Larry Castillo

    Allergy & Asthma Care Centre

    Patient Portal

    Health Records Retrieval Portal for Allergy & Asthma Care Centre Patients

     In an effort to provide you with the best quality and the most efficient healthcare, Allergy & Asthma Care Center has converted all your records to one electronic medical record. The new patient portal is the next step in this process.

    Patient Record History

    The patient portal is an online tool to assist in managing your healthcare from the comfort of your home. The portal simply provides another method for you to communicate with your physician’s office.


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    Find Us: 
    Cape Coral

    4017 Del Prado Boulevard
    Cape Coral, Fl 33904
    (239) 549-1398

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    Fort Myers

    8461 Cypress Lake Drive
    Fort Myers, Fl 33919  
    (239) 489-1398

    Nationwide Pollen Report
    Food Allergies Research & Awareness
    American Academy of Allergy Asthma
    Asthma & Allergy Foundation
    American College of Allergy, Asthma, Immunology

    Tuesday: 7:30 am to 4:15 pm
    Thursday: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

    Monday: 7:30 am to 4:15 pm
    Wednesday: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
    Friday: 7:30 am to 4:15 pm