Dr. Ligaya Centeno, MD

Allergy & ImmunologyFemaleAge 60

Dr. Ligaya Centeno, MD is a Allergy & Immunology Specialist in Edison, NJ and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Centeno has more experience with Environmental Allergies and Food & Drug Allergies than other specialists in her area. She graduated from University Of The Philippines Sys College Of Med Manila Philippines medical school in 1986. She is affiliated with Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Centeno to book an appointment.

Dr. Centeno

Medical Care Associates LLC

1740 Oak Tree Rd Edison, NJ 08820
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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  • Offers Telehealth
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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Centeno

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Centeno treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Centeno treats other conditions, please contact the office at (732) 321-1920.

Environmental Allergies

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Dr. Centeno is experienced in the area of Environmental Allergies. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Animal Allergies
Pollen Allergy
Allergic Rhinitis
Hives
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Food & Drug Allergies

Food and drug allergy specialists diagnose and treat patients for whom certain foods or medications trigger an immune system response that causes distressing or life-threatening symptoms.Compare with other Food & Drug Allergies specialists.

Dr. Centeno is experienced in the area of Food & Drug Allergies. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

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Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Food Allergy
Dermatitis Due to Food
Anaphylaxis
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Dr. Centeno's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anaphylactic Egg Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Fruit and Vegetable Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Milk and Dairy Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Shell Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Desensitization
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Patch Testing
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Radioallergosorbent Test
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Toxic Effect of Venom

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(732) 321-1920

Dr. Centeno accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

Dr. Centeno's Reviews

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5.0

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What went well
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (7)
  • Explained conditions well (7)
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    Dr Centeno is very professional and very friendly. I am so happy to have found her. She is wonderful and I will refer her to my friends.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Jill K Hart in Edison, NJ 08837 – Oct 13, 2017
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    I was very please with the service that was provided to me today. The service was professional and I learned valuable information that will help me to understand the allergy and the effects on my skin and my body. Thank you to Doctor Centeno and the staff at the Allergy Center. Joyce
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Joyce Leach in Edison, NJ – Sep 23, 2017
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    Dr.Centeno has been excellent during each visit. She is very informative. Office staff is always friendly.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    1 person found this helpful
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    Edison, NJ – Aug 30, 2017
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    I've been a patient for years. Great doctor, very personable and helpful.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Edison, NJ – Aug 29, 2017
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    The receptionist and nurse were very friendly and I was seen fairly quick. I had skin testing done by Dr. Centeno, who clearly explained the ins and outs of the procedure. She answered my questions about the procedure and left me feeling confident in my diagnosis.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    Helpful
    Edison, NJ – Aug 29, 2017
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Ligaya Centeno, MD is a Allergy & Immunology Specialist in Edison, NJ and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Centeno has more...Read more

    Specialties

    • Allergy & Immunology

    Board Certifications

    Education

    1986
    University Of The Philippines Sys College Of Med Manila Philippines
    Medical School

    Languages

    • English
    • Hindi
    • Spanish

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Ligaya Centeno, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Centeno has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Ligaya Centeno, MD accepting new patients?

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    Does Dr. Ligaya Centeno, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Ligaya Centeno, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Centeno frequently treats Environmental Allergies and Food & Drug Allergies. See all practice areas where Dr. Centeno specializes.

    Where is Dr. Ligaya Centeno, MD's office located?

    Dr. Centeno's office is located at 1740 Oak Tree Rd, Edison, NJ 08820. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Ligaya Centeno, MD speak?

    Dr. Centeno speaks Spanish, Hindi, and English. View profile to see all.

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    Locations

    Medical Care Associates LLC

    Adult & Pediatric Allergist of Central Jersey1740 Oak Tree Rd Edison, NJ 08820
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Centeno is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center

    Edison, NJ

    54% Patient Experience Rating, 15% lower than the national average

    13 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)