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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 sees patients in Sleepy Hollow, NY. His medical specialty is allergy & immunology. His professional affiliations include Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, ENT and Allergy Associates, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Association. POMCO, HealthSmart, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. County takes. Dr. County's education and training includes medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and residency at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital and Duke University Medical Center.

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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's area of specialization is pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Wiznia (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, Sign Language, and Spanish. His professional affiliations include North Central Bronx Hospital, Westchester Health, and Jacobi Medical Center. Dr. Wiznia obtained his medical school training at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and performed his residency at Jacobi Medical Center. He takes 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 is a pediatric allergist and immunologist in Ossining, NY, Fishkill, NY, and Jefferson Valley, NY. Patient ratings for Dr. Goldman average 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors MVP Health Care, Child Health Plus, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Goldman (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Goldman 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 is a specialist in allergy & immunology. He works in Croton-on-Hudson, NY and Yorktown Heights, NY. Dr. Goldman is in-network for Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from New York Medical College. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Goldman is affiliated with Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Association.

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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. Dr. Hwang (or staff) is conversant in Korean and Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center and Children's & Women's Physicians of Westchester (CWPW), LLP. She obtained her medical school training at Ewha Womans University and performed her residency at Georgetown University Hospital. She honors several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Aetna, and Medicaid.

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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 sees patients in Brewster, NY, Brenster, NY, and Mount Kisco, NY. Her medical specialties are legal medicine and allergy & immunology. Dr. Narasimhan is affiliated with Putnam Hospital Center, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Association. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She graduated from B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad. Dr. Narasimhan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Tamil, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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

Dr. Francisco Montano is a specialist in pediatric allergy & immunology. He works in Yorktown Heights, NY. Dr. Montano (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH). Dr. Montano is a graduate of the University of Granada Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Montano accepts the following insurance: Child Health Plus and Medicare.

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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.