We found 14 immunologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near Hinsdale, IL.

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Dr. Timothy J Brown, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Timothy Brown is a pediatric allergist and immunologist. Before performing his residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Dr. Brown attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brown takes. Dr. Brown's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Baltazar Remigio R Espiritu, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
1s224 and 1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Baltazar Espiritu's medical specialty is allergy & immunology. He attended medical school at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. For his professional training, Dr. Espiritu completed a residency program at Chicago Medical School. He is especially interested in hay fever (allergic rhinitis), asthma, and hives (uritcaria). His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Espiritu is conversant in Filipino. Dr. Espiritu's professional affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Allergies, Hives, Hay Fever, Asthma

Dr. Thomas J Van Osdol, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
1801 S Highland Avenue; Suite 220
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Van Osdol is an allergy & immunology specialist in Glen Ellyn, IL, Naperville, IL, and Plainfield, IL. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and then he performed his residency at Maricopa Medical Center and Phoenix Children's Hospital. Dr. Van Osdol has indicated that his clinical interests include asthma, food allergy, and eczema. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Eczema, Allergies, Food Allergy, Asthma

Dr. G Wendell Richmond, MD
Specializes in Allergy, Immunology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 205
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. G. Richmond's areas of specialization are allergy and immunology; he sees patients in Hinsdale, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Richmond include sinusitis (sinus infection), hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and asthma. Dr. Richmond is rated highly by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare PPO, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Richmond is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Clinical interests: Allergies, Hives, HIV/AIDS, Sinusitis, Hay Fever, Lupus, Autoimmune Disorders, Systemic Lupus ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian A Smart, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
1801 S Highland Avenue; Suite 220
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Brian Smart's specialty is pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Smart obtained his medical school training at Duke University School of Medicine and performed his residency at St. Louis Children's Hospital. His clinical interests encompass asthma. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Smart accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Allergies, Lung Problems, Asthma

Dr. Joyce C Rabbat, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology
1s224 Summit Avenue; Suite 101
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Joyce Rabbat's specialty is allergy & immunology. These areas are among her clinical interests: contact dermatitis, drug allergy, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Rabbat's education and training includes medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and residency at Rush University Medical Center. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Rabbat's hospital/clinic affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Loyola Center for Health at Homer Glen.

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Clinical interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Atopic Dermatitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hay Fever, Hives, Asthma, Food ... (Read more)

Dr. Raymond M Pongonis Jr., MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
120 Oakbrook Center; Suite 424
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Raymond Pongonis' area of specialization is allergy & immunology. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before performing his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Dr. Pongonis attended Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Farheen Mirza, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 202
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Farheen Mirza's medical specialty is allergy & immunology. Clinical interests for Dr. Mirza include drug allergy, hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and acute sinusitis. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mirza honors. Dr. Mirza is a graduate of Rush Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Mirza completed a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Mirza (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Hindi. Dr. Mirza is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Mirza's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Drug Allergy, Atopic Dermatitis, Allergies, Hives, Acute Sinusitis, Sinus Problems, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohammad T.K. Ghani, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
10001 W Roosevelt Road; Suite 304
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Mohammad Ghani is an allergy & immunology specialist. His areas of clinical interest consist of asthma and allergies. Patients gave Dr. Ghani an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including CIGNA Plans, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze. He graduated from King Edward Medical University. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Ghani's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and MetroSouth Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Allergies, Asthma

Dr. Manika Girdhar, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy, Allergy & Immunology
333 Chestnut Street; Suite 203
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Manika Girdhar's specialties are pediatric allergy and allergy & immunology. She practices in Westchester, IL, Hinsdale, IL, and Saint Charles, IL. Dr. Girdhar's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. She is a graduate of Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Girdhar takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Kiran Girdhar, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology
40 S Clay Street; #200e
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Kiran Girdhar specializes in allergy & immunology. She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her areas of expertise include asthma, sinus problems, and cough. Dr. Girdhar's professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Girdhar takes. She graduated from Lady Hardinge Medical College. Dr. Girdhar (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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Clinical interests: Sinus Problems, Food Allergy, Rhinitis, Cough, Asthma

Dr. Samyukta Koppula, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
6857 Kingery Highway
Willowbrook, IL
 

Dr. Samyukta Koppula practices allergy & immunology in Willowbrook, IL. She graduated from St. John's Medical College. Dr. Koppula's average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
120 Oakbrook Center; Suite 424
Oak Brook, IL
 

Dr. Hasan Nasir, who practices in Hinsdale, IL and Oak Brook, IL, is a medical specialist in allergy & immunology. Dr. Nasir is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
6827 Kingery Highway
Willow Brook, IL
 

Dr. Naheed Qayyum practices allergy & immunology in Willowbrook, IL. Dr. Qayyum accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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