Dr. James Pollowitz, MD

Allergy & Immunology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
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Dr. James Pollowitz, MD
Dr. James Pollowitz, MD is an allergy & immunology doctor who practices in Scarsdale, NY. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 44 years. Dr. Pollowitz is affiliated with Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and White Plains Hospital.

Allergy and Asthma Division in Scarsdale

281 Garth Rd Ste A

Scarsdale, NY 10583

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Dr. James Pollowitz, MD

Dr. James Pollowitz, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

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.
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Dr. Pollowitz's Experience

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Dr. Pollowitz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
  • Board certified in Allergy & Immunology and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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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

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Reactions to Food
  • Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings
  • Allergic Reactions to Medications
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Children
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eye Infections
  • Food Allergy
  • Hives
  • Itchy Skin
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Infections
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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.

Education

  • 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

Dr. Pollowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pollowitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pollowitz to family and friends
2.9
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Pollowitz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
New York, NY |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pollowitz accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Pollowitz has admitting privileges

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital
55 Palmer Ave
Bronxville, NY 10708
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White Plains Hospital
41 E Post Rd
White Plains, NY 10601
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