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We found 5 allergist/immunologists who accept Medicare near Nashua, NH.

Dr. Jon Michael Brian Vore Sr., MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology
21 E Hollis Street
Nashua, NH
 

Dr. Jon Vore works as an allergist/immunologist. Dr. Vore is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. His training includes a residency program at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Vore is affiliated with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua.

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Dr. Amit Kumar, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
280 Main Street; Suite 441
Nashua, NH
 

Dr. Amit Kumar is an allergy & immunology specialist in Nashua, NH. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Kumar is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University. For his residency, Dr. Kumar trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with Foundation Medical Partners. Dr. Kumar is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
505 W Hollis Street
Nashua, NH
 

Dr. Julian Melamed works as an allergist and immunologist. Dr. Melamed is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Aetna, and Medicare. He obtained his medical school training at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Melamed include: Boston Super Doctors; Pfizer Scholarship; and the University Of Witwatersrand Student Medical. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Lowell General Hospital and Allergy & Asthma Specialists. Dr. Melamed has an open panel.

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Dr. Amitha Harish, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
280 Main Street; Suite 441
Nashua, NH
 

Dr. Amitha Harish practices allergy & immunology in Nashua, NH and Dover, NH. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. Before completing her residency at Strong Memorial Hospital, Dr. Harish attended medical school at Albany Medical College. Dr. Harish is professionally affiliated with Foundation Medical Partners. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. William C Siroty, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
173 Dw H - Way South
Nashua, NH
 

Dr. William Siroty practices allergy & immunology. He takes Medicare insurance. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Siroty trained at New York Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Center, New York for residency.

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What is Allergy & Immunology?

A physician who specializes in allergies, asthma, and other disorders of the immune system is called an allergist-immunologist or simply an allergist. Allergic reactions can cause a huge number of symptoms in the body, and allergy-immunology specialists treat a wide variety of problems, including:
  • Allergies affecting the respiratory tract, such as allergic rhinitis (hay fever) or asthma.
  • Allergies affecting the skin, such as eczema, hives, welts, and allergic rashes.
  • Adverse reactions to substances such as foods, drugs and vaccines, or stinging insects.
  • Autoimmune diseases, where the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissues. Some examples are rheumatoid arthritis, where the immune system attacks the joints; celiac disease, where the lining of the small intestine is damaged; and Sjogren’s syndrome, where the glands producing tears and saliva are attacked.
  • Certain diseases of the immune system, such as antibody deficiencies, primary immunodeficiency disease, or in some cases, HIV.

During a visit to an allergist-immunologist, the physician may perform allergy testing to identify which substances are causing the allergic reactions. An important part of the care they provide is prevention education, where patients with allergies learn how to decrease their exposure to problematic substances and control their symptoms of allergic reaction. Allergists might prescribe medication, such as inhaled corticosteroids or beta agonists for asthma. They may also provide immunotherapy, where small amounts of the problem allergen are given via injection to the patient and the amount is increased slowly over time. The shots help the body get used to the allergen and train the immune system to react appropriately to it without causing problem symptoms.

Immune disorders can range from making patients uncomfortable to being life-threatening, and they are becoming more common. Allergy-Immunology is a quickly growing field.