James L. Sublett, M.D.

Board-Certified Allergist in Louisville, KY

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Dr. James L. Sublett sees patients in our East End and Downtown Louisville locations.

James Sublett, MD

James L. Sublett, MD, is the Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Family Allergy & Asthma. Based in Louisville, KY, (USA) FAA is a multi-state practice with 95 allergists and 30 advanced practitioners with over 100 offices in Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. Dr. Sublett is a Past President of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) and currently serves as the College’s Executive Director for Advocacy and Governmental Affairs. He has been honored by the College as a Distinguished Fellow and the Golden Headed Cane Lifetime Achievement Award. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology. He serves on the Board of the World Allergy Organization and the Editorial Board of the WAO Journal. In addition, Dr. Sublett is on several other boards, including the University of Louisville President’s Council and the Norton Healthcare Board of Trustees. He is a Clinical Professor at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and for over 20 years served as the Section Chief of Pediatric Allergy & Immunology.

He is regarded as an expert on the effects of air pollution on human health, especially related to indoor air pollution resulting from both outdoor and indoor sources. He is a frequently invited national and international speaker on medical socioeconomics, anaphylaxis, asthma and indoor environmental issues.

He received both his BA and MD degrees from the University of Louisville and completed a residency in Pediatrics and a Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology in the Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital, University of Louisville School of Medicine.

He is married and has four adult children, four grandchildren, and lives with his wife, Lelia, in Anchorage, KY.

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Allergy and Immunology


  • Fellow, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Fellow, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • Drug Information Association
  • American College of Physician Executives
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