New York Allergist Morris Nejat, M.D., Owner & Chief Medical Officer

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.

New York Allergist Robert Lin, M.D.

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.

New York Allergist Sharon Yee, M.D.

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.

New York Allergist Sima Patel, D.O.

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.

New York Allergist Kena Shah, M.D.

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.

New York Allergist Dr. Erin Banta, MD

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.

New York Allergist Neha Sirohi, M.D.

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.

New York Allergist Robert Tamayev, M.D.-Ph.D

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).

New York Allergist Joshua Grossman, M.D.

Dr. Grossman is a physician specializing in both Pediatric and Adult Allergy & Immunology. He earned his medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at Montefiore Medical Center, where he also completed his Allergy and Immunology Fellowship. He is board-certified in 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). Dr. Grossman treats an array of allergic and immunological disorders, with interests in food allergy, asthma, perennial, and seasonal allergies. He enjoys treating both children and adults and looks forward to providing them with outstanding, individualized care.

New York Allergist Shumaila Khan, M.D.

Dr. Khan is an allergist and immunologist at NY Allergy & Sinus Centers. She received her medical degree from Fatima Jinnah
medical college for women, Pakistan. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine from Long Island College Hospital at SUNY Downstate medical center, NY. Dr. Khan served as a medical director of the observation unit at the Brooklyn hospital center. She completed her fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NY. Dr. Khan is also a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.

New York Allergist 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. 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.

New York Allergist Kristyl Cuenca-Sisko, PA-C Physician Assistant

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.

New York Allergist John Chu, PA-C Physician Assistant

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.

New York Allergist Jacob Wolfson, PA-C Physician Assistant

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.

New York Allergist Poom Yoadjarust, PA-C Physician Assistant

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.

New York Allergist Alexandra DeMeglio- PA-C Physician Assistant
Alexandra DeMeglio joined the NY Allergy & Sinus Centers team in 2019. Alexandra is a graduate of Marist College and completed her Masters of Science in Advanced Physician Assistant Studies at Wagner College. She is an experienced PA with a background in ICU, surgery and family medicine.
New York Allergist Dahlia Abreu- PA-C Physician Assistant
Dahlia is a board-certified physician assistant with a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Florida International University. Originally from Miami, Florida, Dahlia moved to NYC upon graduation. She is both fluent in English and Spanish. Prior to joining NYASC, she worked in Dermatology.
Dahlia strives to provide quality care by getting to know her patients, taking her time to address their concerns, and ensuring that each patient feels understood and cared for.