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Quick Facts

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Allergy and Immunology

    An allergy & immunology specialist is a physician who is specially trained in matters pertaining to chronic and acute allergies, as well as deficiencies of the immune system. The doctor will determine whether an allergy, which attacks our immune system, is present. They'll also determine the cause, whether it be environmental triggers like trees and pollen, food-borne like peanuts and dairy, the venom of insects like bees, or a medication like penicillin.
    In addition to determining the allergen causing an immunological response in a patient, the specialist will treat the symptoms caused by the reaction.

Ratings & Comments

97 ratings with 18 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Allergy & Clinical Immunology when asked is excellent. Allergy & Clinical Immunology has been reviewed by 97 patients. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Allergy & Clinical Immunology as provided by patient reviews is 11 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Allergy & Clinical Immunology is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Darby, PA 19023
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • St Clair Hospital Pittsburgh, PA 15243
  • Canonsburg Hospital Canonsburg, PA 15317
  • Washington Hospital Washington, PA 15301
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Allergy & Clinical Immunology is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Pittsburgh, PA.

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Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.