Hans F. Otto, M.D.

Board-Certified Allergist

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Dr. Hans Otto sees patients in our Florence, Newport, and Mason locations.

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Dr. Hans Otto joined Family Allergy & Asthma in 2011. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran with over 25 years of active-duty and USAF Reserve service and continues his service in the Kentucky Air National Guard.  Dr. Otto joined us after serving as Chief of Allergy/Immunology and Immunizations at Wright-Patterson AFB Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Medicine Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH and Assistant Professor of Medicine U.S. University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, MD.  He continues to serve as volunteer faculty at numerous graduate medical education programs in northern Kentucky and southern Ohio.  He is the only National Allergy Bureau certified pollen counter in the Cincinnati metro area. He has served as the President of the Cincinnati Allergy & Asthma Society (2016-2018).

Dr. Otto is a southern Ohio native and earned his B.S. from Wright State University, his Medical Degree from Ohio State College of Medicine, and his MBA with a focus on Healthcare Management from the University of Massachusetts. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at Wright-Patterson AFB/Wright State University School of Medicine, and his Fellowship in Adult and Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX.  He has served state side as well as overseas tours as Chief of Internal Medicine at Osan Air Base, South Korea and Bitburg-Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, and IMA to Chief of Aerospace Medicine USAFE/AFAFRICA at HQ Ramstein, Germany

He is married and has two boys and lives in the northern Kentucky area.

Board Certifications

  • Allergy/Immunology


  • Fellow, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Colonel, Commander, Medical Group, KY Air National Guard
  • Member, and Certified Physician Executive, American Association of Physician Leaders (formerly American College of Physician Executives)
  • Member, Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Military Service and Awards

  • Top Doctors by Cincinnati Magazine 2013-Present
  • Meritorious Service Medal 2005, 2011, 2016, 2017, 2020, 2022
  • 445th Airlift Wing, Squadron of the Year 2021 (455thAMDS Squadron Commander)
  • Profiles in Leadership, USAF Reserve Command 2020
  • Armed Forces Service Medal 2020
  • Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal 2014
  • Secretary of Defense (Hagel) Freedom Award 2013
  • Commendation Service Medal 2007
  • Achievement Service Medal 2015
  • USAF Medical Service Primary Care Clinic of the Year 2007
  • Pacific Air Command Specialty Clinic of the Year 2005
  • 51st Fighter Wing Physician of the Year 2005
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