- 2 Board certified
- 9 Reviews
- Average rating is 3.3 stars
- Average wait time is 33.3 minutes
Top Allergists in Jamaica, NY
8015 164th St
Jamaica, NY 11432
- Allergy & Immunology
- Allergy & Immunology - Clinical & Laboratory Immunology
- Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
- 27 years experience
- Rated 4 stars by patients
- Board certified
- Completed fellowship
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 a person'simmune system, is present and 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.
Some of the allergen-caused conditions that an allergy & immunology specialist will treat include:
- itchy, red eyes
- itchy, runny nose
- hay fever
- anaphylaxis (severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction)
The area of Jamaica, NY has a population of approximately 224,445 people. There are 2 allergists near Jamaica, which gives it a ratio of 1 allergist per 112,223 residents or a ratio of 1 allergist per 36,000 households. There are 71,999 households in Jamaica.