Dr. Joel Selter, MD

Dr. Joel Selter, MD

Allergy & Immunology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Joel Selter, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Suffern, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in allergy & immunology, allergy, and more.Read his story

222 Route 59 Ste 109

Suffern, NY 10901

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  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Guardian
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more than 99% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
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more than 97% of peers
Allergic Reaction
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more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Selter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Selter "Dr. Joel Selter , MD, is an allergy and immunology specialist with offices in Suffern and Monroe NY. He is a 1984 graduate of SUNY Downstate (Health Science Center in Brooklyn) and has keen expertise in dealing with patients with asthma, allergies, immune deficiency, atopic dermatitis, bee sting and food allergies. He is one of only a handful of specialists performing Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) for severe food allergies. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Selter "Allergy and Asthma Care of Rockland, P.C. is a full service provider of all allergy and immunology services. We strive to give our patients the very best outcomes in a warm, friendly and professional environment where every patient is treated as an individual."

6  Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Allergy
  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Pediatric Allergy
  • Pediatric Allergy & Immunology

2  Board Certifications

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

62  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Allergen Immunotherapy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Breath Testing
  • Desensitization
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Immunotherapy
  • Patch Testing
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Spirometry
  • Xolair® Therapy

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.


  • Yeshiva University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Li College Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Compassionate Doctors Award, 2009,2010
  • Patients Choice Award, 2008,2009,
Media & Publications
  • Spring Allergies in Rockland County,
  • Fox24,

Languages Spoken

  • Hebrew
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Joel Selter, MD
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Jesse the PA at Dr. Selter’s office is amazing. She is extremely thorough and genuinely cares about your well being. Her ethic was my saving grace. I went undiagnosed with a serious ailment after numerous other visits to different doctors and specialists. It was Jesse who was able to determine the...Read More
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18 yr old son recently completed and passed food challenge for tree nuts. Dr. Selter took the time and patience to listen to my son's history and diagnosis. He explained why he had a false positive (10yrs ago) on his blood titer and why it is still there. His staff were very efficient with our...Read More
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I can't give a doctor a good rating who does not listen or communicate well. It's part of the job. He makes assumptions. If he is mad at something, he should just say so and let the person explain. He wants to do all the talking and won't let you get a word in. He has a paternalistic bedside...Read More
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