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Serving DeSoto & Surrounding Areas

Meet Dr. & Staff

Most insurances accepted.

Meet Dr. Joseph Pflanzer, M.D.

Dr. Joseph Pflanzer is a Board Certified Allergist.  Originally from New York City, he earned his medical degree from the Catholic University of Louvain Medical School in Belgium.  Postgraduate education included an internship at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Montreal Children’s Hospital in Montreal, Canada.  His pediatric residency was performed at the Brookdale Hospital Center in Brooklyn, New York, and his Allergy Residency was performed at the renowned Roosevelt Hospital Allergy Institute in New York City.  Dr. Pflanzer speaks several languages including French, German, Italian and English of course!

Dr. Joseph Pflanzer opened his practice in 1971 and has practiced locally for over 30 years and is an active member of Children’s Hospital, Methodist Hospital and Charlton Methodist Hospital.  In association with the Methodist Hospital system, Dr. Pflanzer also provides in practice allergy training to many doctors in the residency program
Dr. Joseph Pflanzer specializes in the diagnosis and management of asthma, allergy and clinical immunology, including such conditions as allergic rhinitis (hay fever), sinusitis, atopic dermatitis (eczema), food allergy, anaphylaxis, drug allergy, angioedema (swelling) candidas, conjunctivitis and many others.
We help patients determine the causes and treatment for symptoms, such as nasal congestion, sinus symptoms, ear and eye symptoms and shortness of breath, wheezing, headache, chronic cough, recurrent respiratory and other infections, skin rashes, hives and others. We perform several types of allergy testing, pulmonary function testing, Chemical Patch test, allergy immunotherapy (allergy injections) and anti-IgE (Xolair) injections.

Nurse Practitioner - ElAnn

ElAnn Poe, MSN, FNP-C, born and raised in a small town in Indiana.  She always knew she wanted to do something in the medical field because she has always had a passion for helping others.  She attended Indiana State University for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees.  She graduated with her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing in 2010 and began working as a registered nurse (RN) in 2011.  She worked for 3 years at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and over 3 years at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis.  She began graduate school in 2013 while still working as an RN and graduated with her Master’s Degree in Nursing in December of 2016.  She became certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) in January of 2017. She has always enjoyed visiting Texas and could alway see herself building a life here.  After accepting a nurse practitioner job with Dr. Pflanzer in June, she made the big move from Indiana to Texas.  She is thrilled to work alongside such an experienced and renowned physician and looks forward to serving the wonderful people of Texas.


Joseph Pflanzer M.D.
Jia Pflanzer - Office Manager
Elann Poe - MSN, FNP-C
Stephanie Adams - Senior MA/Assistant Manager
Kristen Ferguson - Insurance Specialist
Amber Anderson - Medical Assistant
Nancy Mares - Receptionist/NRCMA
Ryan Brewer - Office Cooridnator/NRCMA
Dr. Joseph Pflanzer, M.D.
Dr. Joseph Pflanzer, MD
2801 Bolton Boone Drive, Suite 101
DeSoto, TX 75115

Phone: 972-298-6677
Business Hours:
Monday-Wednesday and Friday:
7:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Thursday: 7:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.