Dr. Ligaya Centeno, MD

Allergy & Immunology •  Female • Age 59
  
Dr. Centeno
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Medical Care Associates LLC

1740 Oak Tree Rd Edison, NJ 08820

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Dr. Ligaya Centeno, MD is a Allergy & Immunology Specialist in Edison, NJ and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Centeno has more experience with Food and Drug Allergies, Environmental Allergies, and Upper Respiratory Conditions 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 accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Centeno to book an appointment.


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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Biography

Dr. Ligaya Centeno, MD is a Allergy & Immunology Specialist in Edison, NJ and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Centeno has more experience with Food and Drug Allergies, Environmental Allergies, and Upper Respiratory Conditio...Read more

Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Dr. Centeno accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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 HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Food and 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 and Drug Allergies specialists.

Typically treats 79% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Centeno treats Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Centeno treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Dermatitis Due to Food
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Centeno treats Dermatitis Due to Food more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Centeno treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Anaphylactic Food Allergies
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Centeno treats Anaphylactic Food Allergies more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Centeno treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Environmental Allergies

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Typically treats 68% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pollen Allergy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Centeno treats Pollen Allergy more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Centeno treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Hives
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Centeno treats Hives more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Centeno treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Allergy Skin Testing
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Centeno performs Allergy Skin Testing more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Centeno performs this procedure more than 87% of their peers

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Centeno treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Centeno treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Sinusitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Centeno treats Sinusitis more than 60% of their peers

Dr. Centeno treats this condition more than 60% of their peers

Acute Sinusitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Centeno treats Acute Sinusitis more than 53% of their peers

Dr. Centeno treats this condition more than 53% of their peers

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Dr. Centeno's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • 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)
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Desensitization
  • Deviated Septum
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • IgA Deficiency
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Latex Allergy
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Patch Testing
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Toxic Effect of Venom

Locations

Medical Care Associates LLC

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