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We found 7 allergist/immunologists who accept Child Health Plus near Yorktown Heights, NY.

Dr. John Crane County, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
 

Dr. John County specializes in allergy & immunology. Before performing his residency at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital and Duke University Medical Center, Dr. County attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. County honors POMCO, HealthSmart, Viant, and more. He is affiliated with Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, ENT and Allergy Associates, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Association.

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Clinical interests: Asthma

Dr. Andrew Alan Wiznia, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
293 Route 100; Office Hours
Somers, NY
 

Dr. Andrew Wiznia is a physician who specializes in pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Wiznia (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Sign Language, and Spanish. Dr. Wiznia is professionally affiliated with North Central Bronx Hospital, Westchester Health, and Jacobi Medical Center. He attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Wiznia completed his residency training at Jacobi Medical Center. He honors Child Health Plus and Medicare insurance. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors.

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Dr. Robert Todd Goldman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
3505 Hill Boulevard; Suite J
Yorktown Heights, NY
 

Dr. Robert Goldman's specialty is pediatric allergy & immunology. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors MVP Health Care, Child Health Plus, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Goldman performed his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Goldman (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG) and Hudson Valley Hospital Center.

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Dr. Neil Curtis Goldman, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
3505 Hill Boulevard
Yorktown Heights, NY
 

Dr. Neil Goldman's specialty is allergy & immunology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Association. Dr. Goldman graduated from New York Medical College. Dr. Goldman is in-network for Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
130 Grand Street
Croton On Hudson, NY
 

Dr. Haeyoung Hwang is a specialist in pediatric allergy & immunology. She works in Bronx, NY, Croton-on-Hudson, NY, and Hartsdale, NY. After attending Ewha Womans University for medical school, she completed her residency training at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Hwang honors several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Aetna, and Medicaid. Dr. Hwang (or staff) is conversant in Korean and Spanish. Dr. Hwang's professional affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center and Children's & Women's Physicians of Westchester (CWPW), LLP.

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Dr. Vidya J Narasimhan, MD
Specializes in Legal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
49 High Ridge Road
Mount Kisco, NY
 

Dr. Vidya Narasimhan is a specialist in legal medicine and allergy & immunology. She works in Brewster, NY, Brenster, NY, and Mount Kisco, NY. Dr. Narasimhan attended medical school at B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Narasimhan (or staff) is conversant in Tamil, Gujarati, and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Putnam Hospital Center, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Association.

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Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
2013 Crompond Road
Yorktown Heights, NY
 

Dr. Francisco Montano is a pediatric allergist and immunologist in Yorktown Heights, NY. Dr. Montano studied medicine at the University of Granada Faculty of Medicine. He takes Child Health Plus and Medicare insurance. Dr. Montano (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH).

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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.