About Our Doctors

Alan B. Halsey, M.D.

Alan-HalseyMDDr. Halsey is double Board Certified in Allergy and Immunology and Pediatrics. After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Florida, he attended the University of South Florida, College of Medicine, where he earned his Medical Degree. He went on to complete a Pediatric Residency and Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Halsey has been practicing allergy and immunology medicine since 1989.

To stay on the cutting-edge of the latest advancements in the field, he maintains memberships with such professional organizations as the:

  • American Medical Association
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Hillsborough County Medical Association
  • Florida Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Society
  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Dr. Halsey has years of experience and training in allergy and immunology so you can rest assured you are receiving the best possible care.

Craig A. Kalik, M.D.

Craig-Kalik-MDDr. Kalik has been providing the highest standard of allergy and immunology care since 1993. He earned his Medical Degree from the University of South Florida, College of Medicine and completed a Pediatric Residency and Fellowship training in Allergy and Immunology at All Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Kalik is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology, as well as a member of numerous prestigious organizations, including:

  • American Medical Association
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Hillsborough County Medical Association
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (Fellow)
  • Florida Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Society
  • American Headache Society

Helping you and your child find relief from your allergies and remain as healthy as possible is Dr. Kalik’s top priority.

Suzan S. Pae, M.D.

Suzan-Pae,-MDDr. Pae is Board Certified in Adult and Pediatric Allergy and Immunology and Internal Medicine. She is a Fellow and Diplomate of both the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy and Immunology. She is a member of several organizations, including the American Medical Association, Florida Medical Assocation, Florida Allergy Asthma and Immunology Society, and the Hillsborough County Medical Society.

Dr. Pae earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the Johns Hopkins University and her Medical Degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the University of California Irvine Medical Center. She then pursued a Fellowship in Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology at the University of California San Diego Medical Center, with pediatric training at Rady Childrens Hospital in San Diego. She joined Partners In Allergy & Asthma Care in 2006. She looks forward to meeting you and your family and providing the highest quality medical care.

Kathryn Diana Convers, M.D.

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Dr. Convers is board certified by the American Board of Allergy & Immunology, as well as by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the American Board of Pediatrics.  She completed undergraduate studies in 2001 at the University of Miami, and earned her medical degree in 2005 from the Poznan University of Medical Sciences, in Poznan, Poland.  From there, she completed a Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics residency, followed by fellowship training in Allergy & Immunology, all at St. Louis University School of Medicine.  After completing fellowship, she joined the faculty at St. Louis University as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Allergy & Immunology at Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center in Saint Louis, MO, until her family relocated to Florida, by way of Virginia for 1 year while her husband completed his medical training. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her 3 daughters and husband, and is also an avid runner and accomplished pianist.

To keep up-to-date with the latest in her field, she maintains membership in the following professional societies:

  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • Vice Chair, Infectious Diseases and International Travel Committee
  • Member, Women in Allergy Committee
  • Clinical Immunology Society
  • Immune Deficiency Foundation
  • Hillsborough County Medical Association
  • Dr. Convers has published the following peer-reviewed articles in well-respected academic journals:

    1) Hong J, Convers K, Reeves N, Temprano J, Anaphylaxis to quinoa: a case report in the US, Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 110(1):60-61, January 2013.    PMID: 23244665
    2) Convers KD, Sturm JM, Slavin RG, Chronic bilateral pruritic arm dermatitis in a 61 year-old woman, Allergy Asthma Proc 34(6):558-61, November 2013.    PMID: 24169064
    3) Convers KD, Slavin RG, Attitudes toward Allergy: what do the pediatricians think? Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 113(5): 544-48, November 2014.  PMID: 25442696
    4) Lorbert JV, Convers KD, Goretzke S, Noyes BE, Knutsen AP, Serum IL-12 and Soluble IL-2 Receptor Levels as   Possible Biomarkers of Granulomatous Disease in Common Variable Immunodeficienc, J Allergy Clin Immunol Practice 3(2): 273-76, March-April 2015.  PMID: 25609323
    5) Convers KD, Kariuki BM, Knutsen AP, Decreased CD5-CD19+CD27+CD43+CD70- B cell subpopulation in children with Specific Antibody Deficiency, Pediatr Allergy Immunol Pulmonol 28(1):27-31, March 2015.

    Kathleen G. Likar, ARNP

    Kathy-Likar-ARNPKathleen Likar earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Duquesne University before completing the Nurse Practitioner Certification Program at Allegheny General Hospital in 1983. She went on to pursue her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Tampa and graduated in 2002. Ms. Likar is credentialed as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. She has nearly 30 years of experience as an ARNP and has been working with Partners In Allergy & Asthma Care since October 2003.

    She stays on the leading-edge of the latest advancements by keeping memberships with such professional organizations as the:

    • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
    • Florida Nurses Association
    • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
    • American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology