Allergy, Immunology and Asthma Treatment

Stamford Health's Board Certified team of allergists and immunologists take pride in accurate diagnostic testing and expert treatment of allergies and asthma.

The allergy staff at Stamford Health are double board certified in internal medicine and/or pediatrics and are consistently included in Connecticut Magazine’s best doctor list, New York Magazine’s annual list of best doctors and in the Castle Connolly guides, Top Doctors in the New York Metro Region and How to Find the Best Doctors.

We put you first with our experience and expertise, using the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques in allergy and asthma treatment. Our team is skilled in management of the following:

  • Allergic rhinitis (hay fever)
  • Allergic conjunctivitis, or when the eye swells up due to an allergy
  • Anaphylaxis, or an allergic reaction that may be life threatening
  • Asthma treatment
  • Drug allergies
  • Eczema and atopic dermatitis
  • Food allergy
  • Immunodeficiency, or when the immune system doesn't adequately protect the body from infection
  • Nasal polyposis, or a painless and harmless growth in the sinuses or on the nose lining 
  • Sinusitis, bronchitis and other respiratory tract infections
  • Stinging insect allergy
  • Urticaria (hives), angioedema and other rashes

We work with you to perform a variety of tests, which include:

  • Skin allergy testing
  • Blood allergy testing
  • Food allergy tests and challenges
  • Allergy patch testing for chemicals and other contact sensitizers
  • Pulmonary function testing to diagnose asthma
  • Allergy treatment shots for desensitization to pollens, dust, mold, animal danders and stinging insects (yellow jackets, wasps, bees and hornets)
  • Drug allergy testing and desensitization protocols for a variety of medications such as penicillin
  • Immunoglobulin (IVIG and SQIG) therapy to treat certain immunodeficiencies such as CVID and IgG deficiency
  • Sublingual (under the tongue) therapy with FDA approved tablets
  • We use the newest FDA approved medications to treat severe asthma such as Xolair, Nucala, Cinquair and Fasenra