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We found 22 immunologists who accept Humana Bronze 4850/HMO Premier near Metairie, LA.

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Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Jamie Lurie is an adult allergy & immunology specialist. She is affiliated with Ochsner and Touro Infirmary. Dr. Lurie is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She studied medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Sanjay Kamboj, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
3700 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Sanjay Kamboj is an adult allergy & immunology specialist in New Orleans, LA and Kenner, LA. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Ochsner and Touro Infirmary. Dr. Kamboj is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. William Edward Davis III, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. W. Davis practices allergy & immunology in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Davis is affiliated with Ochsner. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Davis accepts. He graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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Dr. Lawrence Edward Montelibano, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Lawrence Montelibano's specialty is allergy & immunology. He is affiliated with Ochsner. Dr. Montelibano attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Jane Maroney Sayem El-Dahr, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
4720 S I 10 Service Road W; Suite 501
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Jane El-Dahr, who practices in New Orleans, LA and Metairie, LA, is a medical specialist in pediatric allergy & immunology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. For her professional training, Dr. El-Dahr completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. She has received the following distinction: New Orleans Super Doctors. She is affiliated with Tulane Medical Center.

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Dr. Laurianne Geralyn Wild, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
1601 Perdido Street
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Laurianne Wild is a specialist in allergy & immunology. Dr. Wild's professional affiliations include Tulane Medical Center and Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System. She studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: New Orleans Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
3701 Houma Boulevard; Ste .101
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Alan Sheen is a medical specialist in allergy & immunology. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sheen is affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Stephen Joseph Derbes, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Stephen Derbes sees patients in New Orleans, LA. His medical specialties are allergy & immunology and adult rheumatology. Dr. Derbes's professional affiliations include Ochsner and Touro Infirmary. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Derbes has received the following distinction: New Orleans Super Doctors.

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Dr. Cathryn C Hassett, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
2005 Veterans Memorial Boulevard
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Cathryn Hassett is a medical specialist in allergy & immunology. She is affiliated with Ochsner. Dr. Hassett graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Hassett has received the following distinction: New Orleans Super Doctors.

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Dr. Luke Allen Wall, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology
3040 33rd Street
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Luke Wall is a medical specialist in allergy & immunology. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wall honors. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Wall is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Allergies, Chronic Cough, Asthma

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
3225 Danny Park; Suite 100
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. David Schneider is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Dr. Ricardo U Sorensen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Ricardo Sorensen works as a pediatric allergist and immunologist. Dr. Sorensen is affiliated with Children's Hospital. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. He graduated from the University of Chile Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chile. He has received the following distinction: New Orleans Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Recurrent Infections, Primary Immunodeficiency, Vaccines

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
4224 Houma Boulevard
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Prem Kumar is a physician who specializes in allergy & immunology. Dr. Kumar honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Augusto C Ochoa, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Augusto Ochoa is a specialist in pediatric allergy & immunology. He works in New Orleans, LA. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Antioquia Faculty of Medicine and residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. Dr. Ochoa accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors. Dr. Ochoa is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Allergies, Asthma

Dr. John Clifford Carlson, MD, PhD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
4700 South I-10 Service Road
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. John Carlson works as a pediatric allergist and immunologist. He is affiliated with Tulane Medical Center. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Carlson is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Kenneth Paris, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
3040 33rd Street
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Kenneth Paris works as a pediatric allergist and immunologist. Dr. Paris graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Tulane University School of Medicine, and Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and then he performed his residency at Hasbro Children's Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is professionally affiliated with Touro Infirmary. Dr. Paris welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Dermatitis, Recurrent Infections, Food Allergy, Primary Immunodeficiency

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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.