• Paul S. Lindner, MD, FACP
  • Ora Burstein, MD

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SNOW ALERT! 

PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE AT 203-978-0072 IF IT IS SNOWING TO MAKE SURE WE ARE OPEN BEFORE COMING IN FOR APPPOINTMENTS.  

CORONAVIRUS VACCINE UPDATE

Good news!  Anyone aged 55 and above can receive the COVID vaccine in Connecticut.  There is still no information about other high risk groups however we will continue to update our website as things change.  Certain groups of teachers and other child care providers are also eligible. 

For information regarding the vaccine in CT and to register (on VAMS) for the vaccine the link is: Phases (ct.gov)

If you are a Connecticut resident and want to schedule directly with Stamford Hospital, you can call 203-276-7300.

CVS, Walgreens and other pharmacies are starting to give the COVID vaccine.  Go directly to the pharmacy website for more information.  If you tend to have reactions to vaccines or have ever had a severe reaction to any substance, we suggest receiving the vaccine in an established healthcare facility, however.

For up to date information on the COVID vaccine from the American College of Allergy click HERE

If you are concerned about having an allergic reaction to the vaccine, please schedule a telehealth visit with us.  We are skin testing for allergy to polyethylene glycol (PEG) in our office as this is the major ingredient in the COVID vaccine which is causing the allergic reactions.  While testing for PEG is not 100% sensitive, it can help in your decision making as to whether you want to get the current vaccine formulation or wait until other vaccine formulations are available.  The J&J vaccine is moving forward and should be available soon.  There is no information about patient choice in terms of which vaccine they would like to receive.

Additionally, we may be giving out the COVID vaccine in our office when government supplies are adequate and we are on the state list for vaccine administration when they get to additional phases of distribution.  We will update this website as we get more information. 

Our offices are currently open for all allergy and asthma services.  We are also offering telehealth services.  You can perform the visit on your laptop computer if equipped with a camera.  Please remember that telehealth visits are more limited than office visits as certain aspects of the physical examination cannot be performed.  Telehealth visits can be performed for all the usual problems such as sinusitis, bronchitis, asthma, allergies, etc. 

We are the largest provider of allergy and asthma care in the greater Stamford area.  We provide services to the surrounding towns of Greenwich, Darien, New Canaan, Wilton, Westport, Norwalk, and all of Fairfield County as well as the rest of Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. In practice since 1991, our allergists take pride in accurate diagnostic testing and expert treatment. Patient satisfaction and comfort are important to us. Our professional and caring nurses and office staff ensure that you will not be kept waiting for your appointment.  Our physicians have consistently been listed as BEST DOCTORS in Connecticut and the New York metropolitan region.

In addition to being Board Certified in Allergy & Immunology, our physicians are also Board Certified in their respective fields of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. This means that our physicians have had the same training as Primary Care doctors such as Internists and Pediatricians prior to specializing in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.  Using this knowledge we can put allergic conditions into the larger perspective of a patient’s general health. We are able to care for patients from early childhood to the elderly with a range of uncomplicated to the complex medical issues faced today such as heart disease, diabetes, pulmonary disease, and other illnesses.

Services Provided

Allergy Testing

Skin Testing

Blood Testing

Oral Challenges for foods or medications

Patch Testing for contact allergies

Immune testing for immunodeficiency

Asthma Testing

Peak Flow Monitoring

Pulmonary Function Testing

Oxygen Levels

Allergy and Asthma Therapy

Immunotherapy

Allergy Shots

Allergy Drops and Tablets

Medications, inhalers, sprays

Nebulizer Treatments

Conditions Treated

All allergic conditions

Allergic Rhinitis (hayfever)

Atopic Dermatitis

Asthma

Bronchitis

Common Variable Immunodeficiency

Contact Dermatitis (Poison Ivy)

Drug Allergy 

Ear Infections (Otitis)

Eczema

Food Allergy

Hives

IgG deficiency

Immunodeficiencies

Insect Allergy (Bees, Wasps, etc.)

Latex Allergy

Nasal Polyps

Pneumonia

Rashes

Sinus infections and other conditions

Steroid Dependent Asthma

Urticaria and Angioedema

We use the latest biologic medications for treating Asthma, Nasal Polyps, and Eczema including Xolair, Nucala, Fasenra, and Dupixent.  These medications are best given by a board certified allergist trained in the administration of these products.  If you have been suffering from asthma which has not adequately responded to inhalers and have needed to resort to prednisone often (which can cause long term side effects) these agents can improve asthma symptoms significantly and reduce the need for oral steroids.

Why Choose Stamford Allergy & Asthma Center?

  • All office visits and consultations are performed by a Board Certified Allergist Physician MD
  • All physicians have completed fellowship training in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • We have 6 RN's so there is minimal waiting time for allergy testing and allergy shots
  • We can schedule same day office visits for established patients and can generally schedule new patients within 1 week
  • All calls during office hours are answered by a live receptionist - no annoying answering systems
  • We accept most major insurance plans
  • Reasonable fees
  • Free parking on site
  • We offer telehealth visits so that you don't physically have to come to the office if you are not able
  • Our physicians are consistently listed in the Best Doctors lists in CT and NY for over 20 years