We found 12 immunologists who accept Medicare near Costa Mesa, CA.

Dr. Donald S Levy, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology
1 Medical Plaza Drive
Irvine, CA
 

Dr. Donald Levy works as an allergist/immunologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Levy include asthma and food allergy. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Kings County Hospital Center. He has received distinctions including Richard L. Day, MD, Master Teacher Award in Pediatrics, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NY; Southern California Super Doctors; and Southern California Super Doctors 2008. Dr. Levy is professionally affiliated with UC Irvine Health, St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA, and PIH Health.

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Clinical interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Allergies, Hives, Food Allergy, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Hereditary ... (Read more)

Dr. Sudhir Gupta, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
1 Medical Plaza Drive
Irvine, CA
 

Dr. Sudhir Gupta is an allergist/immunologist and adolescent medicine specialist. In addition to English, Dr. Gupta (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. His areas of expertise include the following: autism, autoimmune disorders, and HIV/AIDS. He is affiliated with UC Irvine Medical Center. Dr. Gupta obtained his medical school training at King George Medical University and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with King George Medical University. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has received distinctions including Member ASG Study section, NIA, NIH; 2nd APICON 97 Commemorative Oration Award; and Lifetime Achievement Award, Jeffery Modell Foundation, New York.

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Clinical interests: Immunodeficiency, HIV/AIDS, Autism, Autoimmune Disorders

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
11180 Warner Avenue; Suite 255
Fountain Valley, CA
 

Dr. Bruce Friedman is a physician who specializes in pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Friedman's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include bronchitis, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Friedman honors. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Friedman trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He has received the following distinctions: Southern California Super Doctors and Southern California Super Doctors 2008. Dr. Friedman (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Eczema, Bronchitis, Sinus Problems, Food Allergy, Allergy Testing, Asthma, Bloodless ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenneth Tongchul Kim, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Immunology, Adult Allergy & Immunology
3545 Howard Way
Costa Mesa, CA
 

Dr. Kenneth Kim is a specialist in pediatric immunology and adult allergy & immunology. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Kim honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kim has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach and Allergy, Asthma & Respiratory Care Medical Center.

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Dr. Steven Frank Weinstein, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Immunology, Allergy & Immunology
17742 Beach Boulevard; Suite 310
Huntington Beach, CA
 

Dr. Steven Weinstein is a pediatric immunology and allergy & immunology specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Weinstein is 4.5 stars out of 5. His professional affiliations include Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center and Greater Newport Physicians (GNP). Dr. Weinstein is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Weinstein studied medicine at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. For his professional training, Dr. Weinstein completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Distinctions awarded to Dr. Weinstein include: Southern California Super Doctors and Southern California Super Doctors 2008. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
2011 Westcliff Drive; Suite 7
Newport Beach, CA
 

Dr. William Sokol's medical specialty is allergy & immunology. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sokol studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors 2008. Dr. Sokol (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
400 Newport Center Drive; Suite 401
Newport Beach, CA
 

Dr. John Chiu's specialty is allergy & immunology. He is conversant in Cantonese. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Health Net, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chiu takes.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
320 Superior Avenue; Suite 360
Newport Beach, CA
 

Dr. Ripdeep Mangat's medical specialty is allergy & immunology. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Mangat takes Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Duke D Kim, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Adolescent Medicine
8700 Warner Avenue; Suite 140
Fountain Valley, CA
 

Dr. Duke Kim's areas of specialization are pediatric allergy & immunology and adolescent medicine. Dr. Kim attended medical school at Pusan National University. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Other, Adult Allergy & Immunology
1503 S Coast Drive; Suite #111
Costa Mesa, CA
 

Dr. Paul Cimoch's area of specialization is adult allergy & immunology. Dr. Cimoch attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
510 Superior Avenue
Newport Beach, CA
 

Dr. Ankmalika Louis practices allergy & immunology in Newport Beach, CA. Dr. Louis accepts Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
University of California Irvine; Medical Science I; C-240
Irvine, CA
 

Dr. Lisa Lim is an Irvine, CA physician who specializes in allergy & immunology. She takes Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. She is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine.

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What is Immunology?

Immunology is the study and treatment of the immune system. This system is a complex arrangement that protects the body from foreign material and disease. If cells, viruses, or bacteria get past your skin and into your body where they can cause damage, the immune system works to find and destroy them.

If your immune system does not work effectively due to a disorder or infection, you may be treated by a clinical immunologist. Immunologists work to keep immune systems functioning as well as possible and to keep patients with weakened immune systems healthy. Some of the conditions an immunologist might treat include:
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Organ transplants, where the immune system must be suppressed to prevent infection
  • Primary immunodeficiencies, a number of rare disorders that make patients unusually susceptible to infections

The field of immunology has a great deal of overlap with other specialties that deal with the immune system. Specialists in immunology may, for example, treat patients with allergies or autoimmune disorders and vice-versa. The specialties related to clinical immunology are rheumatology, allergy-immunology, and infectious disease:
  • If the immune system is overreacting and attacking one’s own body instead of foreign material, the result can be inflammation and autoimmune disorders. Some diseases caused by an overactive immune system include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and fibromyalgia. Overactive immune disorders are most often treated by a rheumatologist.
  • If the immune system is misfiring and reacting to harmless material, the result is allergies or asthma. Sometimes these immune responses are so extreme that they can be life-threatening. Severe allergies can be treated by an allergist-immunologist.
  • Sometimes infections overwhelm the immune system. A physician who studies how the immune system responds to infection and how infections spread is called an infectious disease specialist. Infectious disease specialists may treat such serious illnesses as MRSA, lyme disease, or tuberculosis. Of all the immunology-related specialties, there is the most overlap between infectious disease management and clinical immunology because patients with weakened immune systems are more likely to catch diseases.

Immunologists treat and protect your body’s own defense system so that you can stay as healthy as possible.
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