We found 7 immunologists who accept Medicaid near Peabody, MA.

Dr. Lisa Marie Bartnikas, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
10 Centennial Drive
Peabody, MA
 

Dr. Lisa Bartnikas specializes in pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Bartnikas's areas of expertise include the following: immunodeficiency, immunotherapy, and drug allergy. She takes Medicaid and Medicare insurance. She obtained her medical school training at Boston University School of Medicine and performed her residency at Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics. She has received the following distinctions: AAP Outstanding Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Abstract Award; Fred Lovejoy Resident Research and Educational Award; and AAAAI/FAI Howard Gittis Memorial 3rd/4th Year Fellowship/New Faculty Research Award. Dr. Bartnikas is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital, Milford Regional Medical Center, and Children's Hospital Boston. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Immunotherapy, Allergies, Recurrent Infections, Food ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew Ira Ober, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy, Adult Allergy & Immunology
2 Essex Center Drive
Peabody, MA
 

Dr. Andrew Ober specializes in pediatric allergy and adult allergy & immunology and practices in Salem, MA, Peabody, MA, and Chelmsford, MA. His areas of expertise consist of exercise induced asthma, angioedema, and allergies. Dr. Ober is professionally affiliated with Lawrence General Hospital, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, and Beverly Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, and Medicare. He is open to new patients. He attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School and subsequently trained at Rochester General Hospital for residency. Dr. Ober speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Allergies, Angioedema, Exercise Induced Asthma, Asthma

Dr. James A Maclean, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy, Adult Allergy & Immunology
80 Lindall Street
Danvers, MA
 

Dr. James Maclean's areas of specialization are pediatric allergy and adult allergy & immunology; he sees patients in Boston, MA, Salem, MA, and Danvers, MA. Dr. Maclean's areas of expertise consist of drug allergy, hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and asthma. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended McGill University Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at International. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Boston Super Doctors; 1981-85 Faculty Scholar; and 85 J.w. Mcconnell Award. Dr. Maclean (or staff) speaks French. He also offers interpreting services for his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Beverly Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Drug Allergy, Allergies, Hives, Food Allergy, Hay Fever, Asthma

Dr. Jeanne Elizabeth Gose, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
80 Lindall Street
Danvers, MA
 

Dr. Jeanne Gose works as a pediatric allergist and immunologist. She has a special interest in asthma, atopic dermatitis, and allergies. Neighborhood Health Plan, Cigna, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gose takes. Dr. Gose graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Gose completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Dr. Gose is professionally affiliated with Lawrence General Hospital, Beverly Hospital, and Union Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Atopic Dermatitis, Allergies, Asthma

Dr. Rima A Rachid, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
10 Centennial Drive
Peabody, MA
 

Dr. Rima Rachid is a pediatric allergy & immunology specialist. Her areas of expertise include immunodeficiency, immunotherapy, and drug allergy. Dr. Rachid's professional affiliations include Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston. She is an in-network provider for Most Insurance Plans and Medicaid insurance. She is open to new patients. Before performing her residency at American University of Beirut Medical Center and Children's Hospital Boston, Dr. Rachid attended American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine for medical school. She has received distinctions including Alpha Omega Alpha .; President Grant in Aid Award AAAAI .; and Farley Fellowship-Children's Hospital ..

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Clinical interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Immunotherapy, Atopic Dermatitis, Allergies, Recurrent ... (Read more)

Dr. Eyal Oren, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy, Adult Allergy & Immunology
80 Lindall Street
Danvers, MA
 

Dr. Eyal Oren is a specialist in pediatric allergy and adult allergy & immunology. He works in Salem, MA and Danvers, MA. These areas are among Dr. Oren's clinical interests: asthma, atopic dermatitis, and food allergy. He is professionally affiliated with Beverly Hospital (Beverly, MA). He honors AARP, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has an open panel. Dr. Oren attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school and subsequently trained at Georgetown University Hospital for residency. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Travel Grant award, AAAA1 Annual Meeting; San Diego, CA.; and Travel Grant award, CIS Hypersensitivity.

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Clinical interests: Atopic Dermatitis, Allergies, Food Allergy, Asthma

Dr. Cristina Mazzoni Mazzoni Palumbo, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy, Allergy & Immunology
80 Lindall Street
Danvers, MA
 

Dr. Cristina Palumbo, who practices in Salem, MA and Danvers, MA, is a medical specialist in pediatric allergy and allergy & immunology. Her areas of expertise include the following: asthma, atopic dermatitis, and food allergy. Her professional affiliations include Beverly Hospital (Beverly, MA) and Union Hospital. Dr. Palumbo honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Viant, and Tufts Health Plan. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Palumbo's office for an appointment. Before performing her residency at Baystate Medical Center, Dr. Palumbo attended Boston University School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Atopic Dermatitis, Allergies, Food Allergy, Asthma

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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.