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Dr. Josie Vitale, MD

Allergist, Immunologist

Professional statement

** To all patients, please visit our website at AASCARE.com and click on Menu, then Your First Visit, to complete all new patient paperwork and forms needed for your visit.** **Note to patients scheduling appointment for allergy testing. Please discontinue all antihistamines (ex: Zrytec, Allerga and/or Clartin) 7 days prior to testing. You may use Benadry up to 48 hours of testing day and discontinue Singulair(Montelukast) 24 hours prior to testing** Dr. Josie Vitale treats children and adults with allergies, asthma and immune deficiencies. She was born and raised in St. Louis. She graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University and continued at Vanderbilt for medical school. She returned to St. Louis for her pediatrics residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital/Washington University. While there, she received the James P. Keating Outstanding Resident Award and was selected to serve as Chief Resident. She completed her Allergy and Immunology fellowship at Saint Louis University. Dr. Vitale has published articles in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice and Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Her favorite hobby is spending time with her husband and beautiful little son (who has generously given her first hand experience with egg allergy!) She joined the highly respected team at Allergy Asthma Food Allergy Centers of St. Louis (formerly Allergy, Asthma & Sinus Care Center) in 2015. She is thrilled to practice in the same neighborhood and community in which she grew up!

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ambetter

Specialties

  • Allergist
  • Immunologist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Medical School - Vanderbilt University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Washington University, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Residency in Pediatrics
  • Saint Louis University, Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1063641223

Office locations

Allergy, Asthma & Food Allergy Centers of St.Louis

9701 Landmark Parkway Drive, Suite 207

Saint Louis, MO 63127

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She and the staff were very personable, professional, and showed great concern about me as a patient and a person.
Less than 1 month ago
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Our visit was great! Dr Josie is a wonderful Dr. Answers every question the best she can. She has done great with our 2 year old. We highly recommend her.
Less than 1 month ago
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Very thorough and really took time to identify what to do now and proactively. Very cheerful and thoughtful!
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Dr.Vitale is refreshing in today’s world. She takes the time to really talk to you. She is open, honest and truly cares about making you better. I highly recommend her to anyone seeking an allergist for themselves or their child. Daphne A.
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Amazing Doctor!!
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The office staff is very professional and friendly. Dr. Vitale is wonderfully friendly and very knowledgeable. I highly recommend this practice and doctor!
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Dr. Vitale is very personable and shows real concern for your well-being. She works with you to find a real solution to your problems and demonstrates an excellent bedside manner.
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The office was very professional and nice. My wait time was because of an emergency in the office. Totally understandable.
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She is truly amazing and really does care. She took her time going over everything with me making sure I fully understood everything. She even did some research to fully explain my issues.
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Exceptional doctor! Very knowledgeable, explains things well, extremely thorough and excellent bedside manner!
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I was very pleased.
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First visit today and she was amazing. Office got me in for a new patient appointment right away. Received answers to my questions and feel great about my plan of action.
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Everyone was very helpful and nice. Great with small children!
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First time patient for my child. I was very impressed with Dr. Vitale’s bedside manner. She answered all of our questions and addressed our concerns. Dr. Vitale took her time during our appointment window and really listened to what we hadto say. Overall, I’m very pleased with the office and with Dr. Vitale.
Less than 6 months ago
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My 6-yr-old did a hazelnut challenge, which was a 5 hour appointment. Dr. Vitale and the staff were very kind and patient with us. They made our long appointment comfortable.
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Very thorough!
Less than 6 months ago
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Her professional manner is excellent
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Great experience overall. Pretty standard visit - height/weight/vitals, history download, scratch tests, results & recommendations, with nothing terribly severe identified. Still, she took a good amount of time to take a full historyand listened patiently while my 8yo son talked his head off and went on tangent after tangent. And she made it clear to me how she could help and how she couldn't. Waiting room was sufficient and had a few toys for young children. Exam room was also fine, with a few toys and magazines. I'd recommend her to friends and family for sure.
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She made me feel like I should have gone to my pediatrician first and was questioning me as to why I didn’t. I was trying to explain my son and what works and she wasn’t very receptive. My son normally seesDr. Borts whom we love but he was fully booked so we got in with Josie. I left I tears feeling like I wasn’t being understood. Very disappointed! She said he could have hand foot and mouth but why tell me that if that’s not the case. I took my son to his pediatrician right after bc I felt her feedback was very unprofessional.
Less than 6 months ago
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We loved meeting and seeing Dr. Vitale. She was so kind and took the time to listen. My son has several food allergies and she gave us hope for his future. The office staff was very kind and we had no wait time.
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Dr. Vitale is very kind and knowledgeable. Her staff is amazing as well!
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Dr. Vitale is professional and also very caring. She always makes sure to answer all questions and offer advice on how to deal with any issues that might arise. She is very personable.
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Allergy testing never fun but can be especially tricky for a two year old. Dr. Vitale was fantastic. She listened, she understood and she was extremely thorough. She was honest with what she thought would work and what she believed wouldbe a waste of time and energy which I was grateful for. The nurse that did the testing was so fast she made it as easy as possible. And all but one less-than-warm reception person was as friendly as could be.
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This is my second visit to the office. Dr. Vitale was able to quickly diagnose a chronic issue that has been ongoing for about a year if not more. The office has awesome service on all levels. Dr. J. Vitale isvery attentive and charismatic. The staff is extremely friendly and willing to help when needed. Would highly recommend Dr Vitale and/ or her office.
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Exceptional physician!! Takes the time to perform necessary tests and explain the results thoroughly. Extremely knowledgeable in her field. I highly recommend Dr. Josie Vitale!!
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She was very nice and listened to everything I said and was able to give me answers. Would recommend.
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We love Dr. Vitale! She is friendly and professional.
Less than 1 year ago
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We really likes Dr. Vitale! She was easy to talk to and explained things well.
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We waited 45-50 minutes to meet the doctor but I was pleased with her professionalism and she has a great personality. The staff was very friendly.We’ll definitely be back.
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So happy we decided to go with her! Highly recommend!
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Dr. Vitale was wonderful! I loved the fact that she was so personable. Dr. Vitale was the one that called us in from the waiting room and took us back to a room and starting talking to us right away. Dr.Vitale made my daughter feel very comfortable as well as myself. Dealing with a child with allergies can be a very scary thing and Dr. Vitale made both of us so at ease. My daughter is 13 so Dr. Vitale talked to her most of the time, I loved this because after all she is the patient. I have already recommended Dr. Vitale to several people.
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I so appreciated how personal she was. She made us feel that our concerns were genuine and took seriously. It was a relief to know we were on the same team for the welfare of my son.
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Dr. Vitale always takes the time to listen to me and to help me solve my health concerns. I would highly recommend her as a doctor.
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Vitale was awesome to speak with and I've only heard great things about her through friends as well as people on a FB allergy group. I look forward to meeting with her again!
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I immediately felt comfortable with the doctor which is always a plus in my book for a very compassionate and willing to listen to me as I described my conditions and why I was there. She asked al the right questionsto my concerns and when I left I felt I had found the right doctor to help me with my long existing problems. I would recommend he Dr Vitale to anyone looking for a king and giving allergist.
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Treatment not yet complete so not able to provide an informed rating on your first question yet. Results of a blood test must be returned and interpreted yet.
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I was extremely impressed with our first appointment with Dr. Vitale. She is patient and thorough. Loved that she spoke directly to my nine-year-old daughter and genuinely wanted to hear about her concerns. We are very appreciative of her time and knowledge regarding food/seasonal allergies .
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Very pleasant and answered all my questions. Very Thorough!!
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Dr Vitale was very attentive, welcoming and knowledgeable. She took the time to explain all parts of the process and gave me a plan of action before I left. She is one of the best doctors I have ever visited. I highly recommend Dr Vitale!!!
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Loved our initial appointment. Dr Vitale was very knowledgeable and spent time with us explaining everything. My teenage daughter loved her!
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My appointment with Dr. Vitale went great. I was attended to as soon as I walked in the office. The receptionist was friendly, quick, and helpful. Dr. Vitale was on time for my appointment. She is engaging, informed, and explained mycondition and treatment in understandable English (v. medicinal terms). I am a new patient of Dr. Vitale and I recommend her highly.
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Dr. Vitale was knowledgeable, friendly, and very helpful! We can't wait to continue working with her!
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Josie Vitale is knowledgeable, personable, has great bedside manner, is thorough and provides us with peace of mind that our child, who has numerous allergies, is being cared for by the most appropriate doctor. We highly recommend Dr. JosieVitale and are so thankful we found her. Every appointment has been nothing short of amazing from the moment we entered the lobby to the minute we leave. The staff and team are top quality.
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Dr. Vitale was very thorough and did well with my 5 year old. She had good advice and I look forward to our next visit.
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Dr. Vitale was incredible. I can't recommend her strongly enough.
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Dr. Vitale was great - professional AND kind.
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Vitale is awesome! I can tell she truly cares about my child and our family. She definitely loves what she does, we’re so greatful for her!
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She’s fantastic !
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Dr. Vitale was very attentive to my daughter's symptoms and asked a lot of questions so we could try to figure out what was going on. She spoke with my daughter as well and was very good at explaining things toher so she could understand her. She was very thorough and did not make us feel rushed.
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Josie is very professional and knowledgeable. She is personable and makes sure that you understand testing and procedures.
Less than 1 year ago
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