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Dr. Swapnil Vaidya, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
5320 N Tarrant Parkway; Suite 220
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Swapnil Vaidya works as an adult allergist and immunologist. After attending Government Medical College, Nagpur for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. In addition to English, Dr. Vaidya (or staff) speaks Marathi, Spanish, and Hindi. Dr. Vaidya is affiliated with Texas Health Alliance and Advanced Allergy and Asthma. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Adult Allergy & Immunology
1149 Keller Parkway; Suite C
Keller, TX
 

Dr. Neil Singhania specializes in pediatric allergy & immunology and adult allergy & immunology. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for residency. Dr. Singhania takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Singhania (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Vietnamese. He is affiliated with Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital.

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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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