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We found 4 allergist/immunologists who accept Humana HMO Premier near Orange Park, FL.

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Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Adult Allergy & Immunology
2035 Professional Center Drive
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Raquel Watkins is a pediatric allergy & immunology and adult allergy & immunology specialist. She studied medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Watkins takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
1895 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 401
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Edward Mizrahi's specialty is allergy & immunology. He attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He 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.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
1895 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 401
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Lupoli's area of specialization is allergy & immunology. He is professionally affiliated with Allergy & Asthma Specialists. He attended medical school at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Lupoli is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
9765 San Jose Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL
 

Dr. Chitra Kuthiala is a medical specialist in allergy & immunology. Dr. Kuthiala is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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.