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Dr. Mary Sarah Georgy, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
1673 Hwy 88 W
Brick, NJ

Dr. Mary Georgy practices allergy & immunology in Brick, NJ and Toms River, NJ. She is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Her residency was performed at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Georgy is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus and Community Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Allergies

Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
1673 Highway 88 West
Brick, NJ

Dr. Bruce Decotiis is an allergy & immunology specialist in Brick, NJ, Toms River, NJ, and Belmar, NJ. His professional affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus and Community Hospital. After attending UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Dr. Decotiis completed his residency training at Monmouth Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Decotiis is 4.5 stars out of 5. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Decotiis honors.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
525 Jack Martin Boulevard; Suite 102
Brick, NJ

Dr. Tarun Shah is an allergy & immunology specialist in Sea Girt, NJ, Brick, NJ, and Old Bridge, NJ. Dr. Shah is affiliated with Community Hospital. He attended Medical College Baroda for medical school and subsequently trained at Mount Carmel Health System for residency. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
911 E County Line Road; Suite 201
Lakewood, NJ

Dr. Philip Pasternak is a pediatric allergy & immunology specialist in Lakewood, NJ and East Brunswick, NJ. He is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. After completing medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Dr. Pasternak performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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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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