Dr. James A. Pollowitz, MD

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Dr. James A. Pollowitz, MD

Allergy & Immunology | Male

Westchester Health Group 281 Garth Rd Ste A, Scarsdale, NY 10583 Get Directions
(914) 472-3833

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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.Read more

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2.9 based on 8 responses
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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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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatrics

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)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dermatitis
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eye Infections
  • Food Allergy
  • Hives
  • Itchy Skin
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Infections

Procedures Performed

  • 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

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    New York University

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    Bronx Muni Hosp Ctr

    Completed in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    Bronx Muni Hosp Ctr

    Completed in 1976

  • Fellowship Hospital
    St Vincent Hosp

    Completed in 1978

  • Undergraduate School
    New York University

    Graduated in 1969

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • 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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Dr. Pollowitz's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Pollowitz's 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.