Dr. Sebastian Lighvani, MD

Dr. Sebastian Lighvani, MD

Allergy & Immunology  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sebastian Lighvani, MD is an allergy & immunology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

261 E 78th St Fl 4

New York, NY 10075

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Hives
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pollen Allergy
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
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Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • 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
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Patch Testing
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Spirometry
  • Xolair® Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • King's College London School Of Medicine, University Of London
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Johns Hopkins University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lighvani has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lighvani's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lighvani to family and friends
4.4
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lighvani'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
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in New York, NY |
ROCK STAR. Dr Lighvani is the best allergist. I went to him with 15 percent lung function. in 30 days it was 85 percent. I am far from done but it is comforting to have him in my corner. He gives you the time to review all options. Great Bedside manner. The staff is wonderfull also. Very...more
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He is very thorough. He listens and explains things well. He's an excellent doctor.
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Same Day
Next Day
Evening
Dr. Lighvani accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    Neighborhood Health Providers
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Lighvani has admitting privileges

Lenox Hill Hospital
100 E 77th St
New York, NY 10075
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