About Us

Cory E. Cookingham, Sr., M.D., Gail A. Cookingham, M.D., M.S.B.A., and Joel A. Beene, M.D. believe providing their patients with the highest quality asthma and allergy care through disease prevention will help ease the year-round and seasonal sneezing, headaches, ear infections, asthma, and other symptoms many people in southeast Michigan suffer.

Cory E. Cookingham, Sr., M.D.


Dr. Cory E. Cookingham, Sr., M.D. is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Medicine. He completed pediatric and allergy and immunology training at the University of Michigan Medical Center and is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. He is a past President of the Michigan Allergy Society. Additionally, he has served as President of the Genesee Valley Lung Association, Director of the Michigan Lung Association, and President of the Flint Rotary Club. Dr. Cookingham established his medical practice in 1958. He retired in March 2012.

Gail A. Cookingham, M.D., M.S.B.A.


Dr. Gail A. Cookingham, M.D., M.S.B.A., received a B.S. in Nutrition from Michigan State University and an M.D. from St. Louis University School of Medicine. She completed an internal medicine residency at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan and an allergy and immunology fellowship at Detroit Medical Center. She received an M.S.B.A. from Madonna University, Livonia, Michigan. She is certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology, a conjoint board of the American Board of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She is a delegate to Michigan State Medical Society representing Michigan Allergy and Asthma Society. She is past President of the Michigan Allergy and Asthma Society, and currently serves as Society Treasurer. Her allergy and asthma practice locations are Kimball, Flint, Bad Axe, Cass City, and Marlette. Her special interests include gluten sensitivity, food allergy, eczema, urticaria and asthma. She cares for both adult and pediatric patients.

Joel A. Beene, M.D.


Dr. Joel A. Beene, M.D. is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and St. Louis University School of Medicine. He performed an internal medicine residency at St. Louis University Medical Center and an allergy and immunology fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital. His practice locations are Flint, Fenton, Owosso and Birch Run.