Dr. Clay is originally from the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and then attended the University of Notre Dame before settling in Ohio for his postgraduate medical education. He relocated to New Mexico from Cincinnati, OH where he garnered recognition as one of the areas “Top Docs” by Cincinnati Magazine. He brings a depth of focused immunology knowledge based in intense study and biomedical research and has coauthored numerous peer-reviewed publications. He’s enjoyed speaking at various local and national academic meetings and has found educating medical trainees to be particularly rewarding. His clinical interests are broad-based and include environmental airborne allergies, drug/vaccine hypersensitivity, allergic dermatitis and hives, eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease and food allergy, mechanisms of systemic anaphylactic responses, syndromes of immune dysfunction, and inflammatory respiratory diseases including asthma and rhinosinusitis. He accepts patients of all ages.
Dr. Clay and his family, including four young children, are thrilled to call Santa Fe their new home. When not practicing medicine, Dr. Clay coaches soccer, bikes, helps with math homework and enjoys a night out with his wife, NaLynne.
Dr. Sussman moved to New Mexico from Philadelphia over 20 years ago, and can’t imagine living anywhere else.
“As I was growing up, a close family friend was an allergist who treated my father and twin sister for bee sting allergies. He encouraged me to pursue a career as an allergist, and I greatly enjoy working with each patient and his or her family to identify and treat the causes of the allergy symptoms.”
In his free time, Dr. Sussman enjoys the outdoor activities that the wonderful area has to offer, including biking, backpacking, hiking and skiing.
Dr. Tuck joins us from Cape Girardeau, Missouri where she practiced for 20 years. She grew up in Kentucky and attended Western Kentucky University and then the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She did her pediatric training at the University of Arkansas, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and her allergy/immunology fellowship at a joint program with the University of Missouri Kansas City and University of Kansas at Children’s Mercy Hospital.
Dr. Tuck has long enjoyed taking care of allergy and asthma patients. While this can sometimes be challenging, she is rewarded when her patients are more knowledgeable about their disease and live healthier lives.
Dr. Tuck enjoys the outdoors which made New Mexico a perfect choice for the next stage of her career. She and her husband enjoy horseback riding, skiing and hiking.
Carolyn Bauer is a Physician Assistant who grew up in Santa Fe, NM and then attended college at the University of Washington in Seattle where she got a degree in neuroscience. After college she worked doing neuroscience research until she decided to attend PA school at the University of New Mexico, and she has now been practicing medicine for over 10 years. Carolyn has experience in family medicine and urgent care as well as allergy and asthma. She joined Allergy Partners in 2018 and is excited to be a part of this clinic.
In her free time Carolyn enjoys a variety of activities including spending time with her family and two small children. When she is not running after a toddler she enjoys photography, reading, skiing and hiking.
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