Dr. Kenneth Backman, MD

Dr. Kenneth Backman, MD

Allergy & Immunology  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Kenneth Backman, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Fairfield, CT and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1991 and specializes in allergy & immunology.

55 Walls Dr Ste 405

Fairfield, CT 06824

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • 21 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Backman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Animal Allergies
high
more than 81% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
normal
more than 70% of peers
Allergic Reaction
normal
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Backman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Backman "I strive to provide the highest possible quality of care with kindness and compassion. At Allergy & Asthma Care, we follow the latest guidelines and practice parameters and provide state-of-the-art, academic quality care in a comfortable, convenient private office environment. As an allergy sufferer myself, I empathize with my patients, and try to provide the same quality care I would want for myself and my family."

1  Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology

2  Board Certifications

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

34  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Allergen Immunotherapy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Breath Testing
  • Desensitization
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Environmental Allergy Testing
  • Immunization
  • Immunotherapy
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Patch Testing
  • Spirometry
  • Xolair® Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Chicago Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Chicago Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Northwestern University Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors in America, 2005 - pre
  • Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors, 2009-prese
Media & Publications

Dr. Backman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Backman's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Backman to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Backman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I really liked Dr Backman. Having been through allergy tests and shots for most of my life, he was the most thorough doctor I had ever been to. However, I agree with another review on this page regarding the front desk staff. I have only been to the Monroe office, so I cannot speak for Fairfield,...more
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He is very smart and carefully considers and explains his thoughts and plan
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