We found 4 immunologists who accept Aetna near Fishkill, NY.

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Dr. David Jay Resnick, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
60 Merritt Boulevard
Fishkill, NY
 

Dr. David Resnick's specialty is pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Resnick speaks Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: allergic contact dermatitis, drug allergy, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG), ColumbiaDoctors, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Resnick has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Vytra, MagnaCare, Child Health Plus, and more. He has received the following distinctions: Castle Connolly Top Doctor; Hudson Valley Magazine Top Doctor; and Best Doctors in America. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Resnick's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Hives, Sinus Problems, Food Allergy, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Allergic ... (Read more)

Dr. Prashant P Ponda, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
200 Westage Business Center; Suite 224
Fishkill, NY
 

Dr. Prashant Ponda specializes in allergy & immunology. He attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Ponda has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes POMCO, Fidelis, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with ENT and Allergy Associates.

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Clinical interests: Asthma

Dr. Robert Todd Goldman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
60 Merritt Boulevard
Fishkill, NY
 

Dr. Robert Goldman's specialty is pediatric allergy & immunology. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Goldman takes several insurance carriers, including MVP Health Care, Child Health Plus, and Cigna. His education and training includes medical school at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine and residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Goldman (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. His professional affiliations include Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG) and Hudson Valley Hospital Center.

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Dr. John Daniel Scinto, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Adult Allergy & Immunology
60 Merritt Boulevard
Fishkill, NY
 

Dr. John Scinto is a pediatric allergist and immunologist and adult allergist and immunologist. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Scinto is professionally affiliated with Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG) and Hudson Valley Hospital Center. He attended St. Louis University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut for residency. He takes POMCO, Cigna, Aetna, and more.

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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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