Diagnosis, Diagnostics, and Efficient Treatment Plans

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Appointments: 718-998-5556

About Us

Our Physician

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Bernard A. Silverman MD MPH FAAAAI is a board certified Allergist / Immunologist and Pediatrician with over 30 years of experience in clinical practice, teaching, and research, and numerous publications in major peer reviewed journals.

 He has primarily been a practicing allergist, but was also Director, Research and Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement of  the Long Island College Hospital Allergy & Immunology training program for 25 years and served there as clinical faculty until it closed in May 2014.  He is presently Asst. Professor of Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Physician in Charge of Allergy & Immunology, Pediatric Asthma Center, Children's Hospital at Montefiore. He is also Adjunct Asst. Professor Pedicatrics and Medicine at Mt. Sinai and Downstate. 
 Dr. Silverman holds an MPH in Maternal and Child Health from Columbia University and serves on the AAAAI Rhinitis and Ocular Disease Committee.  He frequently speaks on topics related to his original clinical research at international meetings and has served as a medical education speaker for many organizations.  

Our Mission

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We have over 30 years experience caring for adults and children with allergies, asthma, and immunologic disorders in Brooklyn.  Our philosophy differs from most allergists in that we do not just do testing and advise allergy injections, but instead look for the root cause of the problem, even if it stems from underlying immunologic, autoimmune, hormonal, neoplastic, or other dysfunction.  

Primary care physicians refer their patients to us knowing that we will take an ethical, caring and comprehensive approach, leading to resolution of symptoms and suffering.  We try to employ natural means such as environmental control, skin care measures, and avoidance of triggers when possible.  We offer the best advice and current information to keep your family as healthy and safe as possible. 

Our Services

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 Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Management
(source: AAAAI) 

 

Allergies are among the most common chronic conditions worldwide.  Allergy symptoms 

range from making you miserable to putting you at risk for life-threatening reactions. 

An allergic reaction begins in the immune system.  Our immune system protects us from invading organisms that can cause illness.  If you have an allergy, your immune system mistakes an otherwise harmless substance as an invader.  This substance is called an allergen.  The immune system overreacts to the allergen by producing Immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies. These antibodies travel to cells that release histamine and other chemicals, causing an allergic reaction. 

Allergy Symptoms

Allergy Diagnosis

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If you or your child have allergy symptoms, an allergist / immunologist, often referred to as an allergist, can help with a diagnosis. An allergist has advanced training and experience to properly diagnose your condition and prescribe an allergy treatment and management plan to help you feel better and live better.

We offer:
Comprehensive Allergy & Immunology Evaluation and Treatment
Skin and Blood testing
Pulmonary Function Testing​
Oral Food Challenge
​Allergy Immunotherapy

For:
Hives, Eczema, Angioedema 
Nasal and Sinus Problems
Asthma
Food Allergy
Animal Allergy
Drug Allergy
​Recurrent Infections
Ear, Nose and Throat Allergy
Chronic Cough

Allergic Triggers

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 A number of different allergens are responsible for allergic reactions. The most common include:
•    Pollen
•    Dust
•    Food
•    Insect stings
•    Animal dander
•    Mold
•    Medications
•    Latex 

Allergy Symptoms

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 An allergic reaction typically triggers symptoms in the nose, lungs, throat, sinuses, ears, lining of the stomach or on the skin.  For some people, allergies can also trigger symptoms of asthma.  In the most serious cases, a life-threatening reaction called anaphylaxis (an-a-fi-LAK-sis) can occur. 

Contact Us

The care you deserve.

Please call us for an appointment.

Fax any documents to 7189985566

Brooklyn Allergy

2044 Ocean Avenue Suite A7 Brooklyn, NY 11230 us

7189985556

Hours

Monday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Wednesday: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 1:00pm