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We found 7 immunologists who accept Coventry Silver $10 Copay 2750 Carelink HMO PD near Miami, FL.

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

Dr. Frank Martell is a physician who specializes in primary care and adult allergy & immunology. He speaks Spanish. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Martell include immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. Dr. Martell's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Martell is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Martell trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He accepts 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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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. Dr. Ubals's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Ubals include immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. She is professionally affiliated with Broward Health North, Memorial Hospital West, and Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Dr. Ubals is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and the University of Santiago de Compostela, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). She has received the following distinction: South Florida Super Doctors. She speaks Spanish.

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

Dr. Ana Maria Lamas, MD
Specializes in Allergy, Immunology, Internal Medicine
2000 South West 27th Avenue; Suite 301
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Ana Lamas' areas of specialization are allergy and immunology. Dr. Lamas's areas of clinical interest consist of immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Lamas completed residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. She has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Lamas is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Mark Young's area of specialization is pediatric allergy & immunology. He speaks Spanish. In his practice, he is particularly interested in immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. Dr. Young's hospital/clinic affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital. He graduated from Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Young has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors.

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

Dr. Vicente A Chavarria , MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
1840 W 49 Street; #103
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Vicente Chavarria works as a pediatric allergist and immunologist in Miami, FL and Hialeah, FL. He is especially interested in immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. His professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital and South Miami Hospital. Dr. Chavarria accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Chavarria graduated from National Autonomous University of Nicaragua Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Nassau University Medical Center.

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

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

Dr. Miguel Lanz practices pediatric allergy & immunology in Coral Gables, FL. 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. Dr. Lanz is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and a graduate of Jackson Memorial Medical Center's residency program. He has received the following distinctions: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Lanz's professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Doctors Hospital.

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

Dr. Viviana Sirven works as a pediatric allergist and immunologist in Miami, FL. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Sirven's areas of expertise include immunization (preventive vaccines), asthma, and food allergy. Her professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital. Her education and training includes medical school at Autonomous University of Central America and residency at Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Sirven's average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes 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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Clinical interests: Immunization, Food Allergy, Allergy Testing, Asthma, Allergies

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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.