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Eric J Schenkel, MD

Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine
Bethlehem, PA 18020 (1 other location)
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(610) 674-0732

About Eric J Schenkel MD

Eric J Schenkel, MD is a doctor primarily located in Bethlehem, PA, with another office in BETHLEHEM, PA. He has 45 years of experience. His specialties include Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine. Schenkel is affiliated with St Luke's Hospital Allentown Campus and Easton Hospital. He speaks English.

Schenkel has received the following awards:


Eric J Schenkel has 2 locations

Valley Allergy Care 3101 Emrick Blvd Ste 211 Bethlehem, PA 18020
Valley Allergy Care 2223 LINDEN ST BETHLEHEM, PA 18017


Eric J Schenkel has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

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.

Specialty Expertise

Eric J Schenkel has the following 15 expertise

  • Watery Eyes
  • Hives (Urticaria)
  • Nasal Allergy (Rhinitis)
  • Allergies
  • Eczema
  • Sinusitis
  • Drug Allergy
  • Food Allergies
  • Desensitization
  • Itching
  • Nasal Allergies
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Hay Fever
  • Asthma
  • Rash


3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2012)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2014, 2013)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - City Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.


45 Years Experience

University of Pennsylvania


Temple University Hospital


Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

Graduated in 1976

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More about Eric J Schenkel

Dr. Eric J. Schenkel is a board-certified specialist in adult and pediatric Allergy and Immunology. He is also board-certified in Internal Medicine.

A native of New Jersey, Dr. Schenkel received his BA in chemistry from Bucknell University and his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. Following his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Dr. Schenkel completed a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Dr. Schenkel is a fellow of the American Academy and the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. He is also past-president of the Pennsylvania Allergy Society and a member of the National Academic Honorary Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Dr. Schenkel is on the medical staffs of St. Luke’s Hospital (all locations) and Easton Hospital. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Drexel University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and Director of Valley Allergy Care and Valley Clinical Research Center in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania.  

As an allergist for over 30 years, Dr. Schenkel has helped thousands of allergy sufferers of all ages in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas. He also has been actively involved in clinical research, helping to develop all of the currently available medicines used to treat allergy patients. He has authored or co-authored numerous scientific articles in the allergy and asthma field. Also, he has appeared in the national media on CNN and in the Wall Street Journal.

In his free time, he enjoys bird watching, tennis, and classical music.