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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
18377 Clark Street; Suite 208
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Saraleen Benouni is a medical specialist in allergy & immunology. Clinical interests for Dr. Benouni include migraine, asthma, and acid reflux (GERD). Dr. Benouni is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. Dr. Benouni graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and then she performed her residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Rising Stars. Dr. Benouni (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian.

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Clinical interests: Headache, Allergies, Sinus Problems, Acid Reflux, Migraine, Asthma

Dr. Alan Omid Khadavi, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
16260 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 140
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Alan Khadavi is a pediatric allergist and immunologist. Patients gave Dr. Khadavi an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Khadavi include asthma and allergies. He is affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Khadavi's practice is open to new patients. He graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Rising Stars. Dr. Khadavi is conversant in Persian.

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Clinical interests: Allergies, Asthma

Dr. Marshall Gary Goldberg, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
5353 Balboa Boulevard; Suite 104
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Marshall Goldberg's area of specialization is pediatric allergy & immunology. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Goldberg is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors 2008. He is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
18372 Clark Street; Suite 208
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Lee Sheinkopf practices allergy & immunology in Los Angeles, CA and Tarzana, CA. She attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Sheinkopf's medical residency was performed at VA Wadsworth Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Her clinical interests include asthma and allergies. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. Dr. Sheinkopf has received the following distinction: Southern California Rising Stars. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Sheinkopf is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Allergies, Asthma

Dr. Brian K Greenberg, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
18370 Burbank Boulevard; Suite 307
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Brian Greenberg is a pediatric allergy & immunology specialist in Tarzana, CA and Agoura Hills, CA. Dr. Greenberg has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He attended the University of Florida College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Greenberg has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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What is Allergy & Immunology?

A physician who specializes in allergies, asthma, and other disorders of the immune system is called an allergist-immunologist or simply an allergist. Allergic reactions can cause a huge number of symptoms in the body, and allergy-immunology specialists treat a wide variety of problems, including:
  • Allergies affecting the respiratory tract, such as allergic rhinitis (hay fever) or asthma.
  • Allergies affecting the skin, such as eczema, hives, welts, and allergic rashes.
  • Adverse reactions to substances such as foods, drugs and vaccines, or stinging insects.
  • Autoimmune diseases, where the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissues. Some examples are rheumatoid arthritis, where the immune system attacks the joints; celiac disease, where the lining of the small intestine is damaged; and Sjogren’s syndrome, where the glands producing tears and saliva are attacked.
  • Certain diseases of the immune system, such as antibody deficiencies, primary immunodeficiency disease, or in some cases, HIV.

During a visit to an allergist-immunologist, the physician may perform allergy testing to identify which substances are causing the allergic reactions. An important part of the care they provide is prevention education, where patients with allergies learn how to decrease their exposure to problematic substances and control their symptoms of allergic reaction. Allergists might prescribe medication, such as inhaled corticosteroids or beta agonists for asthma. They may also provide immunotherapy, where small amounts of the problem allergen are given via injection to the patient and the amount is increased slowly over time. The shots help the body get used to the allergen and train the immune system to react appropriately to it without causing problem symptoms.

Immune disorders can range from making patients uncomfortable to being life-threatening, and they are becoming more common. Allergy-Immunology is a quickly growing field.