Dr. Lawlor is Board Certified in Allergy and Immunology and Pediatrics.
Dr. Lawlor received his M.D. degree, Residency training in Pediatrics and Fellowship training in Allergy and Immunology all at the UCLA School of Medicine. Following training, Dr. Lawlor began a solo practice and was hired as the initial allergist for the Department of Internal Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics at UCLA, the latter as the director of the SHS allergy clinic as part of the Fellowship training program. After many years and attaining the position of Clinical Professor, Dr. Lawlor retired this position in 2000. Dr. Lawlor was involved in developing quantitative testing measures for immunodeficiency disorders and initial work in bone marrow and thymus transplantation for the reconstitution of immunodeficiency disorders in infants and children as well as spending time in West Africa evaluating the effect of malnutrition on immune function. All these being published in peer reviewed journals and texts. He is the author of the first three editions of the "Manual of Allergy and Immunology" published by Little, Brown, and Co., released in multiple languages and used worldwide.
Dr. Lawlor was in solo, private practice for many years in Sherman Oaks, before joining the Allergy and Asthma Care Center.