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Meet Our Providers

  • Neetu Talreja, M.D.
  • Charles "Chip" N. Webb, M.D
  • Brianne Ayers, PA-C
  • Lori Pirnie , PA-C

Neetu Talreja, M.D. (Dr. T) has a great love of people and is conscientious in her efforts to deliver highest quality care to her patients. Her overall philosophy of medicine is one of communication and alliance with her patients to find solutions to their allergic, asthmatic, and immunologic conditions. She has found in her training and practice that what is most important is taking the time to listen to her patients and to educate them about their conditions and the treatment options that exist.

She is extremely excited about moving to Boise and joining The Allergy group. Born in India, she attended medical school at the Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, India, and completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the West Penn Allegheny health systems at Pittsburgh, PA. Additionally, she spent a number of years involved in scientific research at both The University of Michigan and Wayne State University in MI prior to her allergy fellowship. Her specialty training in Allergy/Immunology was fulfilled at the University of South Florida in Tampa.

She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. She has presented at national, as well as international scientific conferences, and have several publications in the most renowned journals in the field of allergy and immunology. She recently authored a chapter in the book “Asthma: Diagnosis, Comorbidities and Differential Diagnosis” edited by Dr. Richard F. Lockey. She holds an Affiliate Assistant Professor Title with University of South Florida for her continued academic work with them.

What she enjoys most about Allergy/Immunology is the opportunity to treat the entire age spectrum from small children to the elderly and the chance to significantly improve the lives of her patients with a cooperative, patient-based approach.

  • Pepper AN, Talreja N, Cowan GM, Glaum MC, Lockey RF. Lymphopenia induced by etanercept. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014 Mar;112(3):262-3. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2013.12.019. Epub 2014 Jan 14. PubMed PMID: 24565596.
  • Talreja N, Butt A, Valle RL, Fox RW, Lockey RF. Successful desensitization to agalsidase beta after anaphylaxis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014 Jan;112(1):71-2. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2013.11.001. PubMed PMID: 24331397.
  • Lockey RF, Talreja N, Ledford DK. Asthma diagnosis and treatment - 1018. Effect of inhaled corticosteroids with long-acting beta2 agonists vs. inhaled corticosteroids alone on asthma control in children: results from national ashtma survey. World Allergy Organ J. 2013 Apr 23;6 Suppl 1:P18. doi: 10.1186/1939-4551-6-S1-P18. Epub 2013 Apr 23. PubMed PMID: 23819646; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3643236.
  • Talreja N, Soubani AO, Sherwin RL, Baptist AP. Modifiable factors associated with severe asthma exacerbations in urban patients. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2012 Aug;109(2):128-32. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2012.06.010. Epub 2012 Jun 22. PubMed PMID: 22840254.
  • Talreja N, Baptist AP. Effect of age on asthma control: results from the National Asthma Survey. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2011 Jan;106(1):24-9. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2010.10.017. PubMed PMID: 21195941.
  • Talreja N, Lockey RF. Case of recurrent exophthalmos: angioedema versus idiopathic orbital pseudotumor. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2013 Sep-Oct;1(5):518-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2013.05.013. Epub 2013 Jul 24. PubMed PMID: 24565625.
  • Gupta AK, Meisner D, Talreja N, Smith R, Swerdlow SH. Classical nodular sclerosis Hodgkin lymphoma presenting with central nervous system disease. South Med J. 2007 May;100(5):549-50. PubMed PMID: 17534105.
  • Baptist AP, Talreja N, Clark NM. Asthma education for older adults: results from the National Asthma Survey. J Asthma. 2011 Mar;48(2):133-8. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2010.535880. Epub 2010 Dec 6. PubMed PMID: 21128881.

Originally from Idaho, Dr. Charles “Chip” Webb is very excited to be joining The Allergy Group to continue his career and deliver high quality patient care in the specialty of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He has an extensive amount of experience practicing as a board-certified Allergist and Immunologist for all age groups but also is board-certified through the American Academy of Pediatrics and is specialized in caring for children with allergic, asthmatic and immunologic conditions.

Dr. Webb is an alumni from BYU Provo and graduated with honors. He then continued his studies through UC Davis at the David Grant Medical Center on Travis AFB to complete his Pediatric residency. He then pursued his fellowship in Allergy at the Wilford Hall Medical Center on Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX.

Dr. Webb has graciously provided his skills and services to the Airforce and further pursued studies in Aerospace Medicine at Brooks AFB and was a distinguished graduate. He has been deployed multiple times all over the world and personally led a 15 member humanitarian effort in the country of Belize. He has been awarded the USAF Commendation Medal: Meritorious Services Award and has become a Clinical Consultant for the Europe and U.S. Airforce Surgeon General.

He has previously worked locally on the Mountain Home AFB as Flight Surgeon and Chief of Medical Staff. He has also practiced for over 12 years in the Allergy and Immunology Specialty for the US AFB in Colorado, the RAF (Royal Air Force) in England and the Lackland AFB in Texas. He has recently published work in the Annals of Allergy, the official journal for the College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and has presented for the Department of Allergy and Immunology at Wilford Hall Medical Center. We are very happy and fortunate to announce that Dr. Chip Webb is joining The Allergy Group!

Brianne Ayers completed her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Idaho State University, Meridian campus. She was President of her class and helped provide free health care and medical supplies to the community of the Treasure Valley. She is originally from Colorado and graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in biomedical sciences from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO.

She has a variety of health care experience including working at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center as a nurse assistant before PA school. She also spent a year on the Island of Trinidad and Tobago volunteering for the International Federation of the Red Cross teaching first aid and working to improve the health and safety of the local community.

Once she moved to Boise, she and her husband immediately wanted to stay and develop a life here together. When she is not in clinic, she is most likely camping in the backcountry with her husband and her golden retriever. They enjoy hiking the hills, hunting for antlers, fly-fishing, mountain biking and snowboarding. She also loves spending time at her home with her chickens and honey bees. She and her husband find joy in canning food fresh from the garden and harvesting game meat, mushrooms and berries from the forest. They find value is supporting the local community and farms. She also loves to visit her family and friends who live in Colorado, especially her niece and nephew, Judson and Charlotte.

She is very passionate about providing medical services as a PA and is excited for the opportunity to work with patients in the Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Specialty. She loves this field because she can help her patient’s breath better, love their pets and enjoy the great outdoors!

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Lori Pirnie completed her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Idaho State University. She is originally from Nampa, Idaho and graduated with her Bachelor of Science Degree in biology and history from the College of Idaho.

Prior to starting with The Allergy Group, she worked in urgent care in Fruitland, Idaho. She enjoyed the challenge of a semi-rural environment and working with a patients of various backgrounds and experiences.

When not in clinic, Lori enjoys spending time with her family and friends, gardening, and taking walks on the greenbelt with her dog.

Lori is excited to have joined The Allergy Group and looks forward to helping patients overcome allergy limitations so they can live life to the fullest!

Nursing

  • Angela
  • Rosemary
  • Justin
  • Kris
  • Kammie
  • Rachel

Angela is a Registered Medical Assistant that joined us in August 2015. She was born and raised locally in Nampa, Idaho. She has an extensive background in Allergy/Asthma and Immunology spanning over 12 years. She has quickly risen to be our knowledgeable and caring Nurse Supervisor. She enjoys camping, fishing, and taking her dog to the lake.

Rosemary is a Medical Assistant in The Allergy Group. Her medical background includes Dermatology, Endocrinology/ Diabetes and ENT. She was born and raised in the Treasure Valley. Rosemary takes great pride in providing compassionate and empathetic care to all patients. Outside of medicine she loves to spend time with her children, family and friends.

Justin-Keith is a Medical Assistant that joined us in October 2016. He was born and raised here in the Treasure Valley area. He honorably served 6 years in the US Air Force as a Aerospace Medical Technician. He was stationed in Texas, Mississippi, and Hawaii. He is continuing his education at Boise State and lives for the mountains, fishing, hunting, snowboarding, riding dirt bike trails and hiking. He comes from a background in Pediatrics, General Surgery, Gastroenterology and General Practice.

Kris is a Licensed Practical Nurse with the Allergy Group. Born in Michigan and raised in the Chicago suburbs, she found herself in the quaint town of Boise after her husband retired from the United States Navy. The love of medicine is her second career; the first is Criminal Justice She has a strong passion for helping others, staying active outdoors, and family time.

Kammie is a Registered Medical Assistant with the Allergy Group. She has been in the medical field for over 20 years. Kammie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, loves going to concerts, enjoys cooking and is always ready for a new adventure.

Rachel De La Cruz is a Nationally Certified Medical Assistant born and partially raised in Nampa, ID. She spent her early childhood/teenage years in Glendale, AZ. Rachel has always had felt a strong desire to help others and make a difference, a few years later in life she found herself attending Stevens-Henager College for the medical specialties program. 3 months after graduation in late August of 2018, she began her new career in the medical field at The Allergy Group. Being a student to life, Rachel has plans to continue her education. On her off days she enjoys time with family, listening and singing along to music, as well as writing and drawing.

Administrative Staff

  • Joy
  • Amanda
  • Kimmie
  • Cassandra
  • Sarah
  • Lori

Joy is The Allergy Group Office Manager. I have worked in the Medical billing and coding industry for 20 years. I am an active CPC credentialed member of the AAPC. I am blessed to live in the beautiful state of Idaho and have lived in Idaho for over 40 years. I enjoy spending time outdoors, gardening, animals and spending time with my family and friends.

Amanda has been with The Allergy Group since 2016. She is originally from Montana but has been a resident Idahoan since 1990. Her hobbies include playing piano, singing in the local community chorus, swimming and camping. She started as a part of our Reception team and has recently moved into a new position with our billing team.

Kimmie started with The Allergy Group in 2018. She hails from the small town of Emmett, ID. She comes to us with a plethora of customer service skills. She is excited to start a new chapter of her life in the medical profession.

I enjoy taking the time to help others. I have 10 years of customer service as well as administrative support experience. In my spare time I am a football / wrestling / soccer / dance Mom to my 3 amazing children who are constantly keeping me on the move.

Joined the TAG team March 2018, comes from Pediatric office in Colorado. Moved with family to Boise from Colorado to escape the big city for the smaller town life. Hobbies are watching baseball, football, and living the soccer mom life.

Lori received her CPC (Certified Professional Coder) in 2001 and CPB (Certified Professional Biller) in 2013. After many years of working as an Insurance and Billing Coordinator for several Orthopedic clinics. Lori started at The Allergy Group in July of 2018. Lori is excited to learn the allergy billing and assist patients with their accounts. Lori enjoys sharing her Medical Coding and Billing knowledge by teaching. In her spare time she enjoys walks in the foothills with her dog, gardening, and trying new cooking recipes.