We found 6 immunologists who accept Chinese Community Health Plan HMO near San Francisco, CA.

Dr. Schuman Tam, MD
Specializes in Other, Allergy & Immunology
400 Parnassus Avenue; Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Schuman Tam's area of specialization is allergy & immunology. Dr. Tam is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. His training includes a residency program at St. Mary's Hospital. He has a special interest in asthma and allergies. Dr. Tam's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tam accepts. He has received the following distinctions: San Francisco Super Doctors; Clinical Professor, University of California, San Francisco; and [415] Top Doctor, Marin Magazine. Dr. Tam speaks Mandarin and Cantonese. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Marin General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Allergies, Asthma

Dr. Jeffrey Mitchel Davidson, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
180 Montgomery Street, Bank of The West Building; Suite 2370
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Davidson is a San Francisco, CA physician who specializes in allergy & immunology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Davidson's areas of expertise include asthma and allergies. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. He is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Davidson attended medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Davidson (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and French.

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Clinical interests: Drug Allergy, Immunodeficiency, Atopic Dermatitis, Allergies, Conjunctivitis, Hives, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael J Reid, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Other
369 Pine Street; Suite 422
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Michael Reid's medical specialty is pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Reid is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He attended Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and Stanford University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at San Bernardino County Medical Center and Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Reid has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Drug Allergy, Clinical Trials, Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Atopic Dermatitis, Allergies, ... (Read more)

Dr. Russell Evan Leong, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
3838 California Street; Suite 108
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Russell Leong sees patients in San Francisco, CA. His medical specialty is allergy & immunology. The average patient rating for Dr. Leong is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Leong takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. He graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Valley Medical Center of Fresno. He has received the distinction of San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Leong speaks Cantonese. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Avraham V Giannini, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
909 Hyde Street; Suite 633
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Avraham Giannini specializes in allergy & immunology and practices in San Francisco, CA. His clinical interests include asthma. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Giannini accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Bologna Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Giannini completed his residency training at Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland, and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Giannini (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. Dr. Giannini's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Asthma

Dr. Roger Rongqing Wang, DO
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
950 Stockton Street; Suite 399
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Roger Wang is an adult allergy & immunology specialist in San Francisco, CA. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wang takes. Dr. Wang attended medical school at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. He speaks Mandarin and Shanghainese. Dr. Wang is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Brown & Toland Physicians. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Drug Allergy, Immunodeficiency, Atopic Dermatitis, Allergies, Conjunctivitis, Hives, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

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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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