Dr. Kenneth S. Backman, MD

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Dr. Kenneth S. Backman, MD

Allergy & Immunology | Male

Allergy and Asthma Care 55 Walls Dr Ste 405, Fairfield, CT 06824 Get Directions
(203) 259-7070

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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.Read more

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Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology

Board Certifications

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  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Asthma
  • Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Reactions to Food
  • Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings
  • Allergic Reactions to Medications
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis
  • Allergies
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Asthma in Children
  • Asthma in Pregnancy
  • Asthma-Related Cough
  • Asthmatic Bronchitis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Food Allergy
  • Hives
  • Insect Sting Allergies
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Allergy
  • Toxic Effect of Venom

Procedures Performed

  • 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

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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
    Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    University Chicago Hosps

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    University Chicago Hosps

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Northwestern University Med School

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 1987

Awards & Recognition

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

  • English

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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 Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Backman's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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. Backman's Care Philosophy

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.