CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

In order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, we are adjusting our office hours for the time being.  As far as we know, none of our staff or patients have contracted Coronavirus. We will be administering allergy shots and are instituting extra safety precautions including having no patients sitting in our waiting room, wearing protective equipment, etc. In order to schedule an allergy shot, please call our main office phone number (203) 978-0072 during the hours listed below rather than the allergy shot hotline.  We are scheduling patients with alot of time between visits so there is limited patient to patient contact.  We are only scheduling patients who have no sign of infection and certainly no fever.

If you need an office visit, we are scheduling telehealth visits (see below).  We can manage most infections such as sinusitis and bronchitis this way, and also manage asthma, allergies, etc. via telehealth however if you are severely ill, you need to go to an urgent care center or emergency room.

We understand that patients still need medication refills and other medical questions addressed. For this reason, we are still staffing our office for telephone calls and you can contact us at 203-978-0072 during limited hours. As always, we have a 24 hour emergency answering service as well but only to be used for true urgent matters.

If you think you might have Coronavirus, please go to a hospital-owned urgent care or emergency room so testing can be performed if necessary.

If all you need is a prescription refill please ask your pharmacy to contact us electronically and we can fill your prescriptions but please allow a 24 hour turnaround time.

Our allergy shot and phone hours for next week (April 6) will be:

  • Monday 9-1 pm

  • Tuesday 12-4 pm

  • Thursday 12-4 pm 

  • Friday – Closed 

 

Telehealth Services – Stay Home – Be Safe!  Call (203) 978-0072 or email stamfordallergynursing@gmail.com to schedule

We are performing 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.  The telehealth visits will temporarily take the place of office visits and can be performed for all the usual problems such as sinusitis, bronchitis, asthma, allergies, etc.  In this way patients can stay safely in their homes while they get the medical care they need.  The insurance companies generally are covering telehealth visits during the coronavirus crisis.  

If you would like to schedule a telehealth visit please call us on our general number at 203-978-0072 during the above times or email stamfordallergynursing@gmail.com.  Please do not email any personal or private information as email is not secure enough for this.

Additional information will be posted when available.

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

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 Fairfield as well as 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.

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 a comprehensive understanding of not only allergic and asthmatic conditions is available to our patients, but that these illnesses are put into a 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.

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 Treatment

Immunotherapy

Allergy Shots

Sublingual Tablets

Medications, inhalers, sprays

Nebulizer Treatments

 

Diseases Treated

Asthma

Food Allergy

Drug Allergy

Sinusitis

Bronchitis

Pneumonia

Ear Infections

Rashes

Hives

Eczema

Contact Dermatitis

Insect Allergy

Immune Disorders

Hayfever

Common Variable Immunodeficiency

IgG deficiency

We use the latest biologics for treating Asthma, Nasal Polyps, and Eczema. 

These include Xolair, Nucala, Fasenra, and Dupixent

Newly approved!!!

PALFORZIA for peanut oral desensitization

We will be in talks with the manufacturer (Aimmune) to begin peanut desensitization shortly in our office.  For more info www.aimmune.com.

Why Choose Stamford Allergy & Asthma Center?

  • All office visits and consultations are performed by a Board Certified Allergist MD Physician
  • 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
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