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Dr. Morris Nejat is a physician specializing in Adult and Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. He is also the owner and Chief Medical Officer of NY Allergy & Sinus Centers. He received his Bachelor’s degree in zoology from Drew University before completing medical school at New Jersey Medical School. He accomplished his residency in pediatrics at North Shore University Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center. Dr. Nejat also completed a fellowship at St-Lukes Roosevelt Hospital-Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Nejat sees common cases of allergy and sinus issues with congestion and chronic cough. He is board certified with the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Pediatrics.
Dr. Robert Lin is a physician specializing in internal medicine with a sub-specialty in allergy and immunology. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley before completing medical school at SUNY-Downstate. He has affiliations with both Weill-Cornell and New York Medical College. Dr. Lin receives referrals for patients with drug allergies. He is board certified with the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Sharon Yee is a physician specializing in allergy and immunology. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Boston University and a Master’s of Science in Biomedical Science from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). She later earned her medical doctorate from UMDNJ, and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Einstein-Montefiore Medical Center. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology (AAAAI) and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). Dr. Yee treats an array of allergic and immunological disorders, with interests in asthma, atopic dermatitis (eczema), and chronic urticaria (hives). She enjoys taking care of both adult and pediatric patients.
Dr. Sima Patel is a qualified allergist providing comprehensive medical care. She earned her osteopathic medicine degree from the Touro College and University System, New York. She completed a fellowship in allergy and immunology at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Dr. Patel is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Patel treats patients for a host of common and specialized allergies. She understands the intricacies of allergy management and believes it is possible to achieve a fully healthy allergy management and treatment plan through collaborative efforts with the patient. Dr. Patel takes a genuine interest in researching and updating herself on various new advancements in allergy and immunology, so her patients get the best and the most advanced treatment possible.
Dr. Lisa Moreno is a skilled allergist. She attended George Washington University, where she received her medical degree. She completed her fellowship in allergy and immunology at Schneider Children’s Hospital. She also completed a pediatric residency from the same institute. Dr. Moreno is board certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Pediatrics. She accepts patients for a variety of reasons, including, sinus problems, ear infection, food intolerance/allergy, hay fever/seasonal allergies, and spirometry. She believes in the delivery of quality patient care that focuses on patient comfort and seamless recovery.
Dr. Marc Braunstein is a physician specializing in allergy and immunology. He received his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University before completing medical school at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. He accomplished his fellowship in allergy and immunology with University at Buffalo. Dr. Braunstein sees common cases of hay fever, asthma, food allergies, and drug allergies. He is board certified with the American Board of Allergy and Immunology, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the American Board of Pediatrics.
Dr. Tehila Saadia is a physician who specializes in both Pediatric and Adult Allergy & Immunology. She attended the B.A.-M.D. Program and Macaulay Honors College at City University of New York-Brooklyn College, and continued on to earn her medical degree from State University of New YorkDownstate Medical Center. She completed a residency in Pediatrics and a fellowship in Allergy & Immunology at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn. Dr. Saadia is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology (AAAAI); the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI); and the New York Allergy and Asthma Society (NYAAS). She treats a wide variety of allergic and immunologic disorders, with a special interest in food allergies, contact dermatitis and urticaria (hives). She enjoys empowering her patients to fully understand their medical conditions by providing thorough explanations of diagnoses and treatment options to her patients, with the ultimate goal of improving their quality of life.
Dr. Shah is a board certified physician specializing in Adult & Pediatric allergy & immunology. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biology with a concentration in pre-medical from University of North Carolina at Charlotte. While she was getting her undergraduate degree, she was commended to the Deans list and graduated with University honors. She was also recognized in the Beta Beta Beta, a National Biological Honors Society. Dr. Shah completed medical School in Atlanta, GA where she was recognized as a member of Sigma Sigma Phi, an Honorary Fraternity. She then did her Internal Medicine Residency at Jefferson Health System of NJ. She received her degree in Allergy & Immunology from Nova Southeastern University in Miami, Florida. Dr. Shah has been involved in research since her undergraduate days and is very well published. She has authored and co-authored multiple journal articles. Dr. Shah is also a corresponding author of the Allergy & Immunology board-review book which is read by all physicians certifying and re-certifying for the Allergy & immunology boards.
Dr. Erin Banta is an allergist and immunologist. Dr. Erin Banta is certified by the American Board of Immunology. Dr. Erin Banta graduated with a bachelors 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 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.
Dr. Neha Sirohi is a physician specializing in both Pediatric and Adult Allergy & Immunology. She studied Biology, Chemistry, and Biochemistry at Widener University before completing medical school at Drexel University. She completed a residency in Pediatrics at East Carolina University/Vidant Medical Center and a fellowship in Allergy & Immunology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/ Nemours A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children. Dr. Sirohi is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and board eligible for the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. She is a member of the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology and the American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Sirohi participates in various research projects and has been accepted for publication in Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology in June 2019. She enjoys taking care of patients of all ages and being an integral member of their care team to provide the best available treatment options and improve her patients’ quality of life.
Dr. Robert Tamayev is a board certified allergist and immunologist specializing in both Adult and Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. He has a background in Biological Sciences and Chemistry, completing his Bachelor of Science Degree at Fordham University. He obtained his medical doctorate from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he also obtained his doctorate of philosophy in Microbiology and Immunology. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, where he also completed his Allergy and Immunology Fellowship. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and is a member of the American Medical Society, the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology (AAAAI), the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI), and the New York Allergy and Asthma Society (NYAAS). He manages a wide spectrum of allergic diseases, including perennial and seasonal allergies, asthma, food allergies, eczema, hives (urticaria), contact dermatitis, sinusitis (with or without nasal polyps), drug allergies, and eosinophilic esophagitis, as well as a broad range of immune deficiencies. He has a passion for treating asthma with a goal of minimizing steroids as much as possible by using targeted therapies, such as monoclonal antibodies. Dr. Tamayev is interested in working together with his patients and his patients’ physicians to formulate an individualized plan for you, whether it may be prescribing medications, assisting in environmental control measures, or performing allergy immunotherapy (allergy shots and/or tablets).
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. 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.
Kristyl Cuenca-Sisko has been working at NY Allergy 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. 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.
John Chu is a registered and certified Physician Assistant who has been with New York Allergy & Sinus Centers since 2016. He completed his undergraduate studies at SUNY Binghamton with a Bachelor’s in Chemistry and went on to work in environmental and analytical chemistry before obtaining his Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Touro College. He focuses on both delivering high quality care to patients and educating patients about their allergy and asthma conditions.
Jacob Wolfson is a registered and certified physician assistant at NY Allergy and Sinus Centers. He grew up in Rockland County, New York, and completed his undergraduate education at Lehigh University with a degree in biology. He then worked with patients in a pediatrics office for a year before beginning physician assistant school. Jacob obtained his masters degree in physician assistant studies at NYIT in Old Westbury after completing clinical rotations in several locations throughout Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Long Island.
Poom Yoadjarust is a certified Physician Assistant who joined New York Allergy & Sinus Centers in 2019. Poom has a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Chemistry and a Masters of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Touro College. He was awarded both Outstanding Academic and Didactic Achievement Awards and inducted into the Pi Alpha Honor Society. Prior to joining NY Allergy & Sinus Center, he worked at Otolaryngology Department and Head and Neck Surgery at Lenox Hill hospital.