Ellen Epstein, M.D. Specializing in Allergy and Asthma Care
165 North Village Ave • Suite 141 • Rockville Centre, NY 11570 • Phone: 516-678-0056
In response to your questions about the COVID Vaccine or side effects after receiving the vaccine, Dr. Epstein is available for IMMEDIATE appointments.
Dr.Ellen Epstein, in response to COVID-19, is using telemedicine to avoid non-essential office visits. Even if you are a new patient with Advanced Allergy & Asthma, Dr. Epstein has successfully been able to evaluate your symptoms, evaluate with testing, prescribe medication and give guidance. Telemedicine has allowed even patient who live nearby, more flexibility and convenience. We are able to provide flexible schedule for telemedicine appointments.
We have kept our patients safe as well as offer this service to patients living in New York State, but not close enough to travel to our office. You may request an appointment online or call our office at 516-678-0056. We offer weekend appointments as well. Please note you must be in New York State for all telemedicine appointments.
Make an Appointment
We are currently accepting new patients. The office is conveniently located in Rockville Centre, two blocks north of Sunrise Highway and the Rockville Centre LIRR station.
Office appointments are available on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. You should allow at least 2 hours for your initial appointment especially if allergy testing is performed.
Dr. Epstein is committed to improving the quality of life for children and adults who suffer from allergic diseases.
We are committed to seeing patients as quickly as possible. We are often able to give you the same day appointment for emergencies.
Routine allergy testing can be performed within the allocated appointment time provided you are not currently taking antihistamines. Certain other medications may interfere with testing. Please do not stop other medications until you meet with Dr. Epstein. Specialized allergy testing including antibiotics, drugs, stinging insects or local anesthetics cannot be performed at the initial visit unless prior arrangements have been made with our testing nurse (not front office staff). Serum or blood testing for allergens may be drawn or ordered at your initial visit even if you are on antihistamines. Results of blood tests may take up to 2 weeks depending on the laboratory used for your insurance plan.
Advanced Allergy & Asthma, PLLC. is an allergy practice located in Rockville Centre, New York. Ellen Epstein, M.D. started the practice in 1986. Dr. Epstein treats all allergic diseases including asthma, allergic rhinitis, cough, eczema, allergic skin disease, urticaria (hives), angioedema, insect allergy, food allergy, sinusitis, drug reactions, eye allergy, cosmetic allergy, immunodeficiency, allergy immunotherapy, and administration of biologic injections including Xolair for hives and asthma, Fasnera and Nucala for asthma, and Dupixent for severe atopic dermatitis (excema).
For more than twenty five years, Dr. Ellen Epstein has been treating adults and children in the Long Island, New York area who are suffering from asthma, hay fever, sinusitis, insect allergy, medication allergy and allergic skin conditions. She is on the staff at Northwell- Long Island Jewish Medical Center, South Nassau Communities Hospital, Mercy Medical Center and Northwell- Long Island Jewish Valley Stream. She is a participating provider with the Catholic Health Services of Long Island.
Having your current insurance information verified and referral from your primary care physician (if needed), patient information sheets filled out and pertinent medical records available prior to your appointment time will expedite the check-in process. We have provided all information sheets needed at your first appointment on this website. You should download them from this site, print them out, fill them in and bring them with you for your appointment.
If you suspect you may have allergies or asthma, our office can facilitate an early appointment. We can do complete testing for some patients on the same day. The office also administers the flu shot beginning in September for all ages. Other vaccines including pneumonia, pertussis, and tetanus. Our office staff will help make your visit as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
Eczema also known as atopic dermatitis, is an allergic skin disorder which affects approximately 1% of all children and about 27% of infants born to mothers who themselves have an allergic disease.
Tuesday 12p - 5p
Thursday 9a - 12p
Saturday 7a - 11a
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