Dr. Atul Shah, MD

Dr. Atul Shah, MD

Allergy & Immunology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
Insurances AcceptedSave
People First – Caring, Compassionate Allergy & Asthma Treatment We know that nothing ruins a bright summer day like itchy eyes or constant sneezing. Allergy and asthma specialists can help: but how do you choose the right one? Those diagnosed with allergies and/or asthma need quality care from a person whose "goal is to bring your life back to normal with optimum control of these conditions using the least possible medications." At the Center for Asthma & Allergy, we see a person – not a problem. We remember that our patients are people first. Dr. Shah founded the Center for Asthma & Allergy almost 16 years ago in the hopes of "touching as many lives positively, in as many ways possible – everyday." Our cutting edge knowledge, state-of-the-art technology, and modern equipments allow Dr. Shah to offer the best quality care for our allergy and asthma patients. Dr. Shah conducts free asthma screenings in local libraries, churches, health fairs and firehouses in and around Shirley, New York, because "making a difference" is the most important part of Dr. Shah's job. We know that an allergy specialist needs to know his community in order to best serve them. We're happiest when our community is healthy. Your comfort will always be our top priority. That's why we work hard to help ease your allergy symptoms in a way that works best for you, and with the least possible reliance on prescription medications. If you're looking for a world class allergy specialist, come see Dr. Shah. The Center for Asthma & Allergy in Shirley, New York on Long Island has proudly served Suffolk County for over a decade. The new NY Food Allergy & Wellness Center in Centereach, NY provides a pleasant environment for children and adults of all ages, while offering the FIRST food oral-immunotherapy (OIT) center in NY state! Please contact Dr. Shah's office at (631) 395-5464 or (631) 446-1436 for a consultation to discuss all of your symptoms with an allergy & asthma specialist.

23 S Howell Ave

Centereach, NY 11720

Contact Information

(631) 446-1436

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "Dr. Shah is a board certified allergist and asthma specialist who focuses on the early diagnosis and treatment of allergies, asthma, and related diseases. He has been awarded a dual fellowship by the American Academy and by the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. His extensive training as an allergist and asthma specialist has earned him a "he can help" reputation among community physicians and medical professionals. He has been recognized with various awards including the America's Top Physicians' Award, the Patient's Choice Award and the Most Compassionate Physicians' Award. Dr. Shah's work and articles as an allergist have been published in peer reviewed professional journals, local newspapers, and weekly columns. He accepts invitations for speaking engagements at educational seminars and meetings. He is also an author and a publisher of a variety of educational materials including audio CDs, videos and a series of books."


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  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Milk and Dairy Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Deviated Septum
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Food Allergy
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immune Disorders
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Latex Allergy
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Toxic Effect of Venom


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  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Patch Testing
  • Penicillin Testing

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Baroda University / Government Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Harlem Hospital Columbia University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Harlem Hospital Columbia University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Long Is Jewish Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Schneider Chldns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shah's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Huntington Station, NY |
I have been to several allergists in the NYC metro area, including Mount Sinai's Jaffe Food Allergy Institute. There is no other allergist I would trust to figure out and get through this food allergy nightmare than Dr. Shah. He has changed our life. We are forever grateful.
in Farmingville |
Group was amazing. The office staff is always so friendly. Doctor is very thorough and always answers all of my questions. Great with my three children and office is always so clean.
in Shirley,ny |
I really like dr.shah. But I always disappointed by the office ladies who deal you first. They are very rude and unfriendly. I visited shirley office today. I have to wait for very long time. My son was really frustrated. When I asked the lady she said they have emergency and I can reschedule my appointment. They saw two patients before me although they came after me. In this busy life how we can waited and reschedule. I am very upset. Next time I tried to schedule my appointment at Center
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shah accepts 33 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
    American Postal Workers Union (APWU)
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • CNA
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Davis Vision
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • POMCO Group
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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