Morris Nejat, M.D.
Dr. Morris Nejat is an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons as well as at New York University Medical College. He graduated cum laude from Drew University in New Jersey and obtained his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School. His internship and residency in pediatrics were completed at North Shore University Hospital, Cornell University Medical College. His allergy/immunology fellowship was performed at the R.A. Cooke Institute of Allergy at St. Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Nejat is Board Certified in pediatrics and has received appointments in pediatrics at St. Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital Center and Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City. Dr. Nejat is frequently quoted in the media, including NBC news, Fox News, WB11 News, ABC news and numerous consumer publications. He also frequently lectures to physicians and consumers on the topics of allergy, asthma, eczema and food allergies.
Erin Banta, M.D.
Dr. Erin Banta graduated with a bachelor of science from Cornell University and went on to receive her MD from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She completed both her residency training in Internal Medicine and her fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Penn State University in Hershey, PA. Dr. Banta is board certified in Internal Medicine and Allergy/Immunology. She is a member of the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology and the American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Banta sees both adults and children.
Kristyl Cuenca-Sisko, PA-C Physician Assistant
Kristyl Cuenca-Sisko has been working alongside the team at NYAllergy and Sinus Centers since July of 2011. She has worked specifically in the field of allergy, asthma & immunology for the past decade. Kristyl holds a P.A. degree from the Wagner College/ Staten Island University Hospital Physician Assistant Program and is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She has extensive experience in the field of allergy, asthma & immunotherapy with a passion for patient education. Kristyl has also worked in pediatrics/adolescent health and internal medicine. She is an Allied Healthcare Member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Fellow Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and a Sustaining Member of the New York State Society of Physician Assistants.
Toni P. Santiago, PA-C Physician Assistant
Toni Santiago is a registered and certified Physician Assistant who joined NY Allergy & Sinus Center in 2008. Toni became a Physician Assistant in 1998 through the program at Sisters of Charity Medical Center, NY. She has also served as an adjunct assistant professor with the Physician Assistant programs at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital, and at Touro College School of Health Science. Prior to joining NY Allergy & Sinus Center, Toni served as a Physician Assistant in the general surgery department at Lutheran Medical Center. During her precious down time, Toni enjoys camping and taking family trips with her husband and her three children. Toni finds helping patients with seasonal and food allergies extremely rewarding , as she has first-hand experience at home with her three children who also live with anaphylactic food allergies.
Sara Lynn Sterling, PA-C Physician Assistant
Sara Lynn Sterling is a registered physician assistant at NY Allergy & Sinus Center. Sara Lynn was raised in Kansas City, Missouri and began her education at Truman State University. After graduation, she gained experience working with patients in a cardiac intensive care unit in Minneapolis. Sara Lynn continued her professional education at Midwestern University located in Chicago. After obtaining her masters degree in physician assistant studies, Sara Lynn moved to Brooklyn and began working at NY Allergy and Sinus Center. Sara Lynn’s professional interests include pediatric medicine and asthma management. She also enjoys traveling, photography, and spending time with family and friends.
Alison Bauer, Office Manager
Alison Bauer joined the company in 2008 as our Chemist – responsible for preparing testing solutions and allergy immunotherapy bottles. She came to NYASC with a B.S. in Chemistry and experience in Quality Control. With that background, she established standard operating procedures and strict quality criteria, bringing the lab to a new level of accuracy, quality, and accountability. In 2011, Alison became one of our two office managers. As part of her new role, she has worked with the team at NYASC to improve training materials and quality standards in many areas of our practice. She has also implemented our new electronic medical records system, which enables NYASC to meet new federal guidelines meant to improve the quality of health care in the United States. As a result, our medical records are now more thorough, legible, and accessible than ever.
Susan Ehrenreich, Office Manager
Susan Ehrenreich has been working with Dr. Nejat since the inception of New York Allergy and Sinus Centers. She has been managing the practice for over 15 years. Her past experiences include Human Resource Management and Director of Facilities. Susan graduated from Queens College with a degree in Medical Management. Her experiences are wide ranging from Human Resources to Operations Management. Susan’s vast knowledge of management and her rapport with vendors and her passion to help patients have helped to make New York Allergy as successful as it is today.