Dr. Steven Machtinger, MD

Dr. Steven Machtinger, MD

Allergy & Immunology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Steven Machtinger, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in San Mateo, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE in 1977 and specializes in allergy & immunology and pediatric allergy & asthma.

100 S Ellsworth Ave Ste 707

San Mateo, CA 94401

Contact Information

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Dermatitis Due to Food
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Machtinger "Sensible solutions to allergy and asthma problems. We use technology but we don't treat our patients like machines."

2  Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatric Allergy & Asthma

2  Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

44  Conditions Treated

  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Anaphylactic Food Additive Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Fruit and Vegetable Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Shell Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bee Sting Allergy
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Combined Immunity Deficiency
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Drug Allergy
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • IgA Deficiency
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Penicillin Allergy
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Toxic Effect of Venom


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10  Procedures

  • Allergen Immunotherapy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Desensitization
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Spirometry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • MIT
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Princeton U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • UC Irvine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Chldns Hospital Stanford
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Machtinger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Machtinger to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Machtinger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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