We found 26 immunologists who accept Humana Silver near Coral Gables, FL.

Dr. Frank J Martell, MD
Specializes in Primary Care, Adult Allergy & Immunology
475 Biltmore Way; Suite 311
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Frank Martell specializes in primary care and adult allergy & immunology and practices in Coral Gables, FL and Miami, FL. His areas of expertise consist of immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. Dr. Martell is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Martell is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. His residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, Food Allergy, Allergy Testing, Asthma, Allergies

Dr. Ana Maria Lamas, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
2000 Sw 27 Avenue; Suite 301
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Ana Lamas practices allergy & immunology. Dr. Lamas graduated from Yale School of Medicine. She trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center for residency. Her clinical interests include immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lamas is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Lamas include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Lamas speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, Food Allergy, Allergy Testing, Asthma, Allergies

Dr. Elena Marta Ubals, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
475 Biltmore Way; Suite 209
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Elena Ubals works as a pediatric allergist and immunologist in Miami, FL, Miami Lakes, FL, and Coral Gables, FL. She has a special interest in immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. Patient ratings for Dr. Ubals average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ubals takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Ubals is a graduate of Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and the University of Santiago de Compostela. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). She has received the following distinction: South Florida Super Doctors. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Broward Health North, Memorial Hospital West, and Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, Food Allergy, Skin Cancer, Allergy Testing, Asthma, Allergies

Dr. Rolando Alex Nunez, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
7800 Sw 87 Avenue C-340
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Rolando Nunez's medical specialty is pediatric allergy & immunology. These areas are among Dr. Nunez's clinical interests: immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Nunez's professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, Food Allergy, Allergy Testing, Asthma, Allergies

Dr. Adriana Maria Maria Del Valle Bonansea Frances, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
9035 Sunset Drive; Suite 202
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Adriana Bonansea-Frances' area of specialization is allergy & immunology. She has a special interest in immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. Dr. Bonansea-Frances accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She obtained her medical school training at National University of Rosario, Faculty of Medical Sciences and performed her residency at Floating Hospital for Children. Dr. Bonansea-Frances is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center, Baptist Hospital, and Homestead Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, Food Allergy, Allergy Testing, Asthma, Allergies

Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
7800 Sw 87th Avenue; Suite C-340
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Nina Ramirez is an allergy & immunology specialist. She is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ramirez is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College. She has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors.

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Dr. Carlos Jesus Piniella, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
6705 Red Road; Suite 520
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Piniella is an allergist/immunologist. Patient ratings for Dr. Piniella average 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. Dr. Piniella's professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Piniella is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and a graduate of Cabrini Medical Center's residency program. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Piniella is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Vicente A Chavarria , MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
7400 N Kendall Drive; Suite 309
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Vicente Chavarria is a specialist in pediatric allergy & immunology. In Dr. Chavarria's practice, he is particularly interested in immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. He is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital and South Miami Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at National Autonomous University of Nicaragua Faculty of Medicine and residency at Nassau University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, Allergies, Food Allergy, Skin Cancer, Allergy Testing, Asthma

Dr. Michael P Pacin, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
9035 Sunset Drive; Suite 202
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Michael Pacin's medical specialty is allergy & immunology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pacin's areas of expertise include immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and a graduate of Jackson Memorial Medical Center's residency program. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Pacin include: South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, Food Allergy, Skin Cancer, Allergy Testing, Asthma, Allergies

Dr. Neil H Gershman, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
7800 Sw 87 Avenue; #c340
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Neil Gershman sees patients in Miami, FL, Boca Raton, FL, and Fort Lauderdale, FL. His medical specialty is allergy & immunology. He is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, and Broward Health. Dr. Gershman obtained his medical school training at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Mark Phillip Young, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
475 Biltmore Way; Suite 209
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Mark Young's medical specialty is pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Young's areas of clinical interest consist of immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. His professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Young is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, Food Allergy, Allergy Testing, Asthma, Allergies

Dr. Bassem George Chahine, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
8740 N. Kendall Drive; Suite 215
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Bassem Chahine works as an allergist/immunologist in Miami, FL. Dr. Chahine (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French. He is especially interested in immunization (preventive vaccines), acne, and asthma. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. He graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine. He trained at Sisters of Charity Hospital for his residency. Dr. Chahine's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, Allergies, Food Allergy, Acne, Allergy Testing, Asthma

Dr. Viviana Sirven, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Other
747 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 411
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Viviana Sirven's area of specialization is pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Sirven's areas of clinical interest consist of immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending Autonomous University of Central America for medical school, Dr. Sirven completed her residency training at Nassau University Medical Center. She is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, Food Allergy, Allergy Testing, Asthma, Allergies

Dr. Miguel Jose Lanz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
365 Alcazar Avenue
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Miguel Lanz practices pediatric allergy & immunology. He is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Doctors Hospital. Dr. Lanz is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Susan Vento Benenati, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
6705 Sw 57th Avenue; Suite 318
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Susan Benenati works as an adult allergist and immunologist in Coral Gables, FL and South Miami, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Benenati average 4.5 stars out of 5. In Dr. Benenati's practice, she is particularly interested in immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. Her professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. After completing medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Benenati has received include South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, Allergies, Food Allergy, Allergy Testing, Asthma

Dr. Kathryn Claire Eisermann Rogers, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
6705 Sw 57th Avenue; Suite 318
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Kathryn Eisermann-Rogers is a specialist in pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Eisermann-Rogers is a graduate of Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich Faculty of Medicine. She has indicated that her clinical interests include immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Eisermann-Rogers takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Her distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. Dr. Eisermann-Rogers (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and German. Dr. Eisermann-Rogers is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital West, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, and South Miami Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, Allergies, Food Allergy, Skin Cancer, Allergy Testing, Asthma

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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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