Dr. Thomas Harper is board certified in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology in both Pediatrics and Adults. He received his undergraduate degree from The Citadel, where he was a drummer in the marching band. From there he went to medical school at Tulane in New Orleans. He completed an internship and residency at Tulane University/Charity Hospital and then completed a National Institute of Health (NIH) immunology fellowship, studying the relationship between nutritional and immune problems in cystic fibrosis. He then attended the University of Colorado/National Jewish Hospital where he completed his allergy and immunology fellowship.
He is trained in all aspects of allergy, asthma and immunology with a special interest in food allergy and respiratory problems in small children. He enjoys training residents who rotate through his office from MUSC. Dr. Harper is the author of several articles and chapters in books and has been elected by his peers in Best Doctors in America™ over the past several decades.
He is married with three children and enjoys spending his time reading, about one book per week, as well as, playing and listening to blues and New Orleans R&B. He also enjoys kayaking – both whitewater and kayak touring. He speaks English and Southern.