We found 5 immunologists who accept Humana Gold near Gurnee, IL.

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Specializes in Pediatric Allergy, Allergy & Immunology
7900 Rollins Road; Suite 1100
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Deeba Masood works as a pediatric allergist and allergist/immunologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Masood is 3.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Masood accepts. Dr. Masood is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and a graduate of Northshore University Health System's residency program. She speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Dr. Mark E Kaplan, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
36100 N Brookside Drive; Suite 203
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Mark Kaplan is an allergy & immunology specialist. He attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Kaplan's medical residency was performed at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He has indicated that his clinical interests include hay fever (allergic rhinitis), asthma, and sinus problems. Dr. Kaplan's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Vista Health System, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Dr. Kaplan has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Sinus Problems, Hay Fever, Asthma

Dr. Stacie A McMurtry, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy, Allergy & Immunology
36100 N Brookside Drive; Suite 203
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Stacie McMurtry, who practices in Gurnee, IL and Libertyville, IL, is a medical specialist in pediatric allergy and allergy & immunology. She studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. She completed her residency training at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. McMurtry accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. McMurtry's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, NorthShore University HealthSystem, and Allergy & Asthma Consultants. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Parthiv S Shah, MD
Specializes in Other, Allergy & Immunology
1790 Nations Drive; Suite 102
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Parthiv Shah is an allergist/immunologist in Gurnee, IL, Libertyville, IL, and Grayslake, IL. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His medical residency was performed at the University Hospitals, Cleveland and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Shah has a special interest in sinusitis (sinus infection), hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and asthma. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. Dr. Shah's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Vista Health System. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Atopic Dermatitis, Food Allergy, Sinusitis, Hay Fever, Asthma

Dr. Alekh K Gupta, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
1790 Nations Drive; Suite 102
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Alekh Gupta is an allergist/immunologist in Gurnee, IL and Libertyville, IL. After completing medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. Dr. Gupta takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. Dr. Gupta has an open panel.

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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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