We found 5 allergist/immunologists who accept Coventry Gold HMO near Wexford, PA.

Specializes in Pediatrics, Other, Allergy & Immunology
100 Bradford Road; Suite 410
Wexford, PA
 

Dr. Shernaaz Kapadia specializes in allergy & immunology. She is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kapadia graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. She is affiliated with UPMC Mercy and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology
119 Vip Drive; Suite 204
Wexford, PA
 

Dr. Deborah Albright sees patients in Wexford, PA. Her medical specialty is allergy & immunology. Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She is professionally affiliated with UPMC Mercy. Dr. Albright is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Wright-Patterson Medical Center.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology
2599 Wexford Bayne Road
Sewickley, PA
 

Dr. Hey Chong practices allergy & immunology in Pittsburgh, PA, Sewickley, PA, and Johnstown, PA. She has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Dr. Chong graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Chong trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. Dr. Chong speaks Korean. She is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
9000 Perry Highway; Suite 320
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Sergei Belenky is an allergy & immunology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and McKees Rocks, PA. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Belenky accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. For his professional training, Dr. Belenky completed a residency program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Belenky is conversant in Russian. He is affiliated with UPMC Mercy.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology
100 Bradford Road; Suite 410
Wexford, PA
 

Dr. Ellen Scholnicoff specializes in allergy & immunology. She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine.

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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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