We found 5 allergist/immunologists who accept Coventry Bronze $15 Copay OAHMO near Altoona, PA.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Other, Allergy & Immunology
501 Howard Avenue; Suite A202
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Rosch is a specialist in allergy & immunology. He works in Altoona, PA. He has indicated that his clinical interests include asthma and allergies. Dr. Rosch's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rosch is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and UPMC Altoona.

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Clinical interests: Allergies, Asthma

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine
501 Howard Avenue; Suite A202
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Michael Prematta practices pediatric allergy & immunology in Havertown, PA, Wynnewood, PA, and Altoona, PA. His areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), immunodeficiency, and drug allergy. Dr. Prematta's hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Riddle Hospital. Before completing his residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Dr. Prematta attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Drug Allergy, Immunodeficiency, Allergies, Hives, Tests, Food Allergy, Sinusitis, Asthma

Specializes in Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
501 Howard Avenue; Suite A202
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Michael Davies is an Altoona, PA physician who specializes in allergy & immunology. Dr. Davies accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Dr. Davies attended Penn State College of Medicine for medical school. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and UPMC Altoona.

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Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
501 Howard Avenue; Suite A202
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Tracy Prematta is a specialist in pediatric allergy & immunology. She honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Penn State College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Prematta is professionally affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Riddle Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology
600 Pleasant Valley Boulevard
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Rakesh Verma specializes in allergy & immunology. Dr. Verma (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hindi and Punjabi. He is affiliated with UPMC Altoona. He graduated from Guru Nanak Dev University. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.
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