need advice-- Doc in Central/North Jersey

Posted on: Tue, 02/13/2007 - 8:47am
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Our allergist, who we saw only once (soon after we learned DS has PA/TNA) has left her practice.. and it is time for an annual visit..

I had contemplated bringing DS to Mount Sinai to see Dr. Sampson/Sicher (etc..) before -- now i'm faced with actually making a decision and i dont know what to do. Insurance will likley not cover the Mt Sinai folks..

Our medical school (where DH & I actually both work) interestingly enough do not have any pediatric allergy specialists -- i've always thought this odd, but occurs to me now that the pediatric immunologists here are very busy with HIV/AIDS..

so.. where to go, what to do. Do any NJ folks have recommendations that might be more local? or would you go to NYC? we are about a 1 hr drive from Mt Sinai...

Posted on: Tue, 02/13/2007 - 10:46pm
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bump..

Posted on: Wed, 02/14/2007 - 3:14am
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I go to an allergist in SI , she also has a office in NYC and works out of Columbia Presbtian hospital
i know a few people who go to a dr in Kendall Park NJ
I will try to find out the name

Posted on: Wed, 02/14/2007 - 10:51am
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If you only need an allergist for a yearly (or twice yearly) food allergy consult, then I'd definitely go to Mount Sinai. It's worth the drive (and the wait for an appointment). I used to live in Monmouth County so I'd be happy to give you recommendations in that area if you'd like.
Allison

Posted on: Sat, 02/17/2007 - 12:38am
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Thanks patsmommy, is that Dr. Keserwala in Kendall Park?? I know someone too who goes to him.
Allison, thanks for your advice, do you make the trek to NYC to see the Mt Sinai folks?

Posted on: Sat, 02/17/2007 - 4:22am
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I live in NYC now so it's not really a trek anymore. But while I was still living in NJ, I was in a clinical trial at Mount Sinai that involved going up there once every four weeks for treatment.

Posted on: Mon, 03/12/2007 - 11:07pm
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Sorry, I'm a little late on this one. Dr. Perin is fantastic. He deals with asthma, allergies both adults and children.
He is affiliated with St. Joseph's children's hospital.
He has an office in Teaneck and Wayne.
He is clear, makes a plan, does not overmedicate, but manages asthma very well. He's down to earth, fantastic!

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