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We found 6 immunologists who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Arlington Heights, IL.

Dr. Sol Drapkin, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology, Adult Allergy
1515 West Dundee Road
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Sol Drapkin is a specialist in allergy & immunology and adult allergy. He works in Evanston, IL, Chicago, IL, and Des Plaines, IL. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. His areas of expertise consist of sinusitis (sinus infection), asthma, and hives (uritcaria). Patients rated Dr. Drapkin highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Hebrew. Dr. Drapkin is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), NorthShore University HealthSystem, and Swedish Covenant Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Sinusitis, Asthma, Allergies, Hives

Dr. Brian David Rotskoff, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
455 Roselle; Suite 206
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Brian Rotskoff practices allergy & immunology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise consist of asthma, food allergy, and sleep problems. Dr. Rotskoff is affiliated with Swedish Covenant Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Rotskoff's office for an appointment. He studied medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Rush University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Problems, Food Allergy, Asthma

Dr. Timothy J Brown, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
At Northwest Community Hospital Arlington
Heights, IL
 

Dr. Timothy Brown specializes in pediatric allergy & immunology and practices in Orland Park, IL, Chicago, IL, and Westchester, IL. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brown accepts. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago for residency. Dr. Brown is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Eczema, Immunotherapy, Allergies, Food Allergy, Hay Fever

Dr. Lisa Marie Sullivan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy, Adult Allergy, Allergy & Immunology
355 W. Dundee Road; Suite 110
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Lisa Sullivan is a pediatric allergist, allergist/immunologist, and allergist. Dr. Sullivan is rated highly by her patients. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended the University of Florida College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Rush University Medical Center. She is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sullivan's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
13 E Northwest Highway
Palatine, IL
 

Dr. Scott Song's specialty is allergy & immunology. After completing medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Song is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Centegra Health System.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
1051 W Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Toral Kamdar is an allergy & immunology specialist in Arlington Heights, IL. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Kamdar attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine.

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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.