- Provides diagnosis and medication therapy for all types of allergy including cutaneous allergy, allergic rhinitis, and asthma.
- Carries out skin tests with a personalized selection of potential allergens to determine the cause of an allergy.
- Offers advanced allergen-specific immunotherapy, or treatment with small doses of the allergen.
- Has extensive experience in working with latest-generation antihistamine drugs.
Diseases Treated by the Physician:
- Allergic rhinitis
- Nasal polyps
- Vernal conjunctivitis
Tel Aviv State University, Professor at the Department of Internal Medicine
Private practice at the Ichilov Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
Head of Immunology and Allergology Department at the Ichilov Medical Complex
Mount Sinai Medical Complex in New York (USA), specialization in pediatric immunology and allergology
National Jewish Health Hospital in Denver (USA), residency in clinical immunology and allergology
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, general medicine
World Allergy Organization
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Israel Association of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
An allergist is a physician trained in general medicine or pediatrics who underwent additional training in allergy and immune system diseases.
Allergists specialize in such conditions as hay fever. Common symptoms of hay fever include itching in the eyes and nose and sneezing. Allergists also treat asthma, food and drug allergies and even some types of skin rashes, for instance, hives or eczema. They also examine patients with a weakened immune systems; these patients are usually prone to recurrent infections.
If you suspect that your symptoms are caused by a specific factor: animal dander during the shedding period, a specific type of food or medication, – contact an allergist. The doctor will help you understand what caused the allergy. You will realize why your nose is runny or congested and why your asthma intensifies during a certain season. If you have a rash, you will find out why it appeared. When you learn the source of your symptoms, you will be able to take corresponding measures. Then you will feel better.
You should also contact an allergist if the typical symptoms of a cold including a runny or congested nose, persist all the year round. Acute respiratory infections are known to clear up quickly. This means that your symptoms may indicate not a common cold but an allergy.
An allergist will help you find the initial cause of your symptoms and feel better. Besides, allergists possess the newest data on allergies and immune system diseases. The specialist will share the important information with you and recommend the most advanced treatment methods.
Included into the top list of the best Israeli physicians in 2021 by the “Forbes” magazine
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Author’s Name: Dmitry Finkelstein