Dr. Kenneth Backman, MD

Dr. Kenneth Backman, MD

Allergy & Immunology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kenneth Backman, MD is an allergy & immunology doctor who practices in Fairfield, CT. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

55 Walls Dr Ste 405

Fairfield, CT 06824

Contact Information

(203) 259-7070

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

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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
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Board Certifications

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

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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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

in Oxford, CT |
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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in Westport, CT |
He is very smart and carefully considers and explains his thoughts and plan
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Backman accepts 30 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Backman has admitting privileges

Bridgeport Hospital
267 Grant St
Bridgeport, CT 06610
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St. Vincent's Medical Center
2800 Main St
Bridgeport, CT 06606
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