Dr. John F. Freiler, the founder of Premier Allergy TX, is passionate about clinical medicine and proud to use his expertise to offer state of the art allergy and asthma diagnostics and treatments for patients under his care. A decorated Air Force Allergist-Immunologist, Dr. John F. Freiler retired from the military in the grade of Colonel in 2021 with 22 years of active-duty military service to serve the San Antonio community. He is board Certified in Allergy and Immunology and Internal Medicine
Dr. John F. Freiler combines knowledge with compassion, and he is proud to offer allergy and asthma relief for patients under his care. Like many patients he now treats, Dr. Freiler suffered from hay fever for years before he realized that his symptoms didn’t have to be part of his everyday life. He knows firsthand how it feels to have allergies keep you from enjoying the things that you want to do, and as a result has become an empathetic doctor who always takes the time to listen to his patient’s needs. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family, living a healthy lifestyle and keeping active.
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Dr. Freiler’s Education and Professional History
Dr. John F. Freiler earned his medical degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Jersey as a recipient of the prestigious USAF Health Professions Scholarship Program. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, Dayton, OH and gained specialized training in Allergy and Immunology in his fellowship at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC), San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Freiler’s distinguished military career is notable for having served as the Chief Consultant to the USAF Surgeon General for both Allergy & Immunology and Internal Medicine. Additionally, he was selected to serve as core teaching faculty for the Air Force’s sole Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Program. Dr. Freiler has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts and has been active in the mentorship and education of health care professionals throughout his career. He is board certified by both the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Freiler’s Military History
COLONEL (Dr.) John F. Freiler
Colonel John F. Freiler served as the Chief Internal Medicine and Allergy/Immunology Consultant to the Air Force Surgeon General, Air Force Medical Readiness Agency (AFMRA), Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA), Texas. He was the primary advisor to the SG and subject matter expert for Internal Medicine, Subspecialty, Dermatology, Genetics and Radiology services. He also informed decisions regarding Graduate Medical Education, staffing, readiness, deployment, training and career counseling for Active Duty physicians.
Colonel Freiler hails from New Jersey and completed his undergraduate studies in Biotechnology with honors in Biopsychology at William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ. After college he worked in a pharmaceutical immunoassay lab. He then entered the Air Force as a Second Lieutenant and studied medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey under the Health Professions Scholarship Program. He was recommissioned as a Captain upon his graduation in 1999. He then completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, Dayton, OH and Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC), San Antonio, Texas.
Colonel Freiler’s first assignment following training was as Staff Internist at McChord AFB, WA. Upon completion of fellowship training in San Antonio he severed as Staff Allergist at David Grant USAF Medical Center. He then entered private practice as an Allergist with ENT and Allergy Associates, Parsippany, New Jersey prior to his recommissioning as Staff Allergist at Eglin USAF Regional Hospital, Eglin AFB, Florida. While there, he went on the serve as the Medicine Flight Commander, Associate Chief of the Medical Staff and OIC of the Allergy and Immunization clinic. Colonel Freiler returned to the San Antonio area where he served as Clinical Core Faculty for the SAUSHEC Allergy and Immunology Fellowship GME program Allergy and Immunizations and Flight Commander at JBSA Lackland, Texas. Prior to entering the Air Force, he served in the US Army New Jersey National Guard as an Aircraft Electrician, Picatinny Arsenal, Wharton, NJ. Colonel Freiler has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts and has been active in mentoring and the education of allied health providers, physician extenders and physicians throughout his career.
Upon military retirement Col Freiler will be entering solo medical practice as the founder of Premier Allergy TX located in San Antonio, TX. He looks forward to enjoying time with his family, living a healthy lifestyle and keeping active. His favorite hobbies include working out with “the bands”, mountain biking, hiking and reading his monthly National Geographic magazine subscription.