Dr. James Pollowitz, MD

Dr. James Pollowitz, MD

Allergy & Immunology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. James Pollowitz, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Scarsdale, NY and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from New York University in 1973 and specializes in allergy & immunology, allergy & asthma, and more.

281 Garth Rd Ste A

Scarsdale, NY 10583

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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more than 76% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
more than 44% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
more than 38% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pollowitz "We specialize exclusively in allergic diseases of children and adults. This includes patients with asthma, hayfever, sinus problems, hives, eczema, food sensitivities and drug reactions. Recommended treatment of allergic conditions may include medication, avoidance of allergens and allergy injections. The choice of treatment depends upon the severity of an individuals condition and the results of testing. Our office is committed to the highest professional standards. We welcome new patients."

4  Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Adult Allergy
  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Pediatric Allergy & Immunology

2  Board Certifications

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

31  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Breath Testing
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Environmental Allergy Testing
  • Immunotherapy
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Patch Testing
  • Vaccination

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.


  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Bronx Muni Hosp Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Bronx Muni Hosp Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • St Vincent Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. James Pollowitz, MD
A pretty interesting person. When he was leading me into his office, he stopped to chat with someone for several minutes about things that didn’t seem very important. He then dropped his papers and just let them lay on the floor, which I found pretty odd. As any decent person would do, I knelt...Read More
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Tette – Jul 17, 2018
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Had to find new Dr because other stopped accepting my insurance. Dr Pollowitz was welcoming & kind. They were thorough and made sure I was on right shot schedule.
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Sean in Yonkers ny – Jan 06, 2018
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I was a patient with Dr. Pollowitz for about 20 years. I started seeing him at age 5 and only stopped because I moved out of state. He really cares about his patients and is truly an excellent doctor.
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New York, NY – Feb 01, 2016
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