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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Brian Tison grew up in Japan and Australia. The son of a military man of the Air Force, Dr. Tison traveled extensively around the world before settling in Wichita Falls, Texas. After graduating cum laude from Phillips Academy in Andover, MA, Dr. Tison completed his Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry and Latin at Rice University. While at Rice, Dr. Tison distinguished himself as a member of the Phi Lambda Upsilon biochemistry honor society, in addition to being recognized for his outreach efforts with the Presidential Service Award and the Brotzen Award for Service.
Dr. Tison obtained his Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.) from Baylor College of Medicine. After graduation, Dr. Tison completed a post-graduate fellowship in Pathology at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, during which he was awarded the Stuart A. Wallace Award of Excellence. Dr. Tison completed his residency in Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He returned to Houston to specialize in Allergy and Immunology at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine. His interest in Allergy and Immunology stems from a lifelong interest in the mechanisms of immune functioning and the interaction between the local ecology of plants and pollens with the human body. Dr. Tison has published and lectured on many topics, including primary immunodeficiency, autoimmunity, drug allergy, urticaria (hives) and the impact of the urban environment on allergic disease.
Dr. Tison is actively involved in the Houston community as an Associate at Rice University. He has been involved in wetland research through the Ecology Department at Rice University, and is active with the Hermann Park Urban Green and the Buffalo Bayou Partnership. He is an active member of the Greater Houston Allergy Society, the Texas Medical Association, the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, Harris County Medical Society, and the Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society. Currently, he is on staff at Park Plaza Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Hospital Southeast.
Dr. Tison’s wife, Dr. Stephanie Freeman, is a pediatrician and emergency room physician working with the Memorial Hermann Hospital System. They have two children and three dogs. With young children of his own, Dr. Tison has an interest in food allergies and eczema, and in the prevention of asthma and allergic disease.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Tison has excellent bedside manner and comes across as very reasonable and conservative in his treatment approach, which is awesome. I was in the office for a few hours on my first visit as they ran a battery of tests all at once for efficiency - I was VERY pleased with that given time-constraints on making repeat trips to the doctor. Excellent experience; I will continue to see him. As a plus, his staff was friendly and helpful.
It was okay. I was there as a preventive measure and because I had never had an allergy test before.
Love the people in the office. Dr Tison was very nice
This doctor is awesome. He has a fantastic bed-side manner and is wonderfully personable. I look forward to continuing my allergy treatment with him.
Wonderful doctor! He actually listened to my concerns and put my mind at ease with his care plan.
He was an amazing physician. His staff is very professional. He actually listens to his patients.
Brian was very helpful. explained my options clearly and gave a recommend path that made sense.
Dr. Tison was very nice and professional. He explained things in a way that I understood and really seemed to know his stuff! I trust the advice that he gave me and I feel like he has my best interest in mind.
Dr. Tison was very thorough and seemed to really care about my problems and wanted to help find a solution. He was very professional and knowledgeable yet had a good sense of humor. I would highly recommend him!
Very thorough! I didn't feel like he was in a rush to get through the appointment. He really took time to listen and help.
Awesome doctor! Very helpful, listens to you and does everything he can to help you. :)