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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Top 10 Doctor - State
  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health
  • United Healthcare
  • Multiplan

Doctors in Allergy and Asthma Associates of Pittsburgh

View all physicians that belong to Allergy and Asthma Associates of Pittsburgh.

Ratings & Comments

29 ratings with 6 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Allergy and Asthma Associates of Pittsburgh when asked is excellent. Allergy and Asthma Associates of Pittsburgh has been reviewed by 29 patients. The rating is 4.3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Allergy and Asthma Associates of Pittsburgh as provided by patient reviews is 16 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Allergy and Asthma Associates of Pittsburgh is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • UPMC St Margaret Pittsburgh, PA 15215
  • UPMC Presbyterian Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Education

    Affiliated doctor has gone to the following school

  • Duke University School Of Medicine
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    Allergy and Asthma Associates of Pittsburgh 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.