We found 9 immunologists near Danbury, CT.

Dr. Jonathan Bruce Bell, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Other
107 Newtown Road; Suite 1b
Danbury, CT
 

Dr. Jonathan Bell's specialty is pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Bell is rated highly by his patients. He is affiliated with New Milford Hospital and Danbury Hospital. He takes Medicare insurance. He obtained his medical school training at Georgetown University School of Medicine and performed his residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.

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Dr. Richard Joseph Lee, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Other
107 Newtown Road; Suite 1b
Danbury, CT
 

Dr. Richard Lee's area of specialization is pediatric allergy & immunology. The average patient rating for Dr. Lee is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lee is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Central University of the East School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Lee trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Lee is affiliated with New Milford Hospital and Danbury Hospital.

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Dr. Roger H Karlin, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
57 North Street; Suite 422
Danbury, CT
 

Dr. Roger Karlin sees patients in New Fairfield, CT and Danbury, CT. His medical specialty is allergy & immunology. Dr. Karlin has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Medicare insurance. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Karlin completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. Dr. Karlin (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Italian. Dr. Karlin's professional affiliations include New Milford Hospital and Danbury Hospital.

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Dr. Sara Ines Dever, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine
107 Newtown Road; Suite 1b
Danbury, CT
 

Dr. Sara Dever works as a pediatric allergist and immunologist. Dr. Dever has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is professionally affiliated with New Milford Hospital and Danbury Hospital. She takes Medicare insurance. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut, Dr. Dever attended medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Yogen Dave, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
107 Newtown Road; Suite 1b
Danbury, CT
 

Dr. Yogen Dave is a specialist in pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Dave's professional affiliations include New Milford Hospital and Danbury Hospital. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Dave trained at Georgetown University Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Adult Allergy & Immunology
70 Main Street
Danbury, CT
 

Dr. David Zolov specializes in pediatric allergy & immunology and adult allergy & immunology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include New Milford Hospital and Danbury Hospital. He graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
57 North Street; Suite 216
Danbury, CT
 

Dr. Jane Petroff's area of specialization is allergy & immunology. She is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Petroff is professionally affiliated with Bronx VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Other, Allergy & Immunology
107 Newtown Road; 1b
Danbury, CT
 

Dr. Purvi Shah is a specialist in allergy & immunology. Dr. Purvi Shah works in Danbury, CT. Dr. Shah is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Shah studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
900 Ridgebury Road; Box 368
Ridgefield, CT
 

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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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