Precision care for complex immunologic conditions
The Immunologic Diseases Center at Montefiore Einstein Advanced Care - Westchester is the first and only program of its kind in the Tri-State Area. Our interdisciplinary team of prominent physicians works hand-in-hand to find answers, and provide hope for patients with diseases affecting the immune system.
We take a patient-centered approach to comprehensive care for a variety of allergic conditions, rheumatic disorders, immune-related skin conditions, autoimmune thyroid disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, asthma and respiratory problems.
All patients receive personalized treatment plans that integrate the services they need — from thorough diagnostics to cutting-edge therapies to long-term symptom management — to live fuller and healthier lives.
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Immunologic disorders can affect many of the body’s systems and functions simultaneously, making them particularly challenging to diagnose and treat. At Montefiore Einstein Advanced Care - Westchester, our specialist teams work together to provide the breadth of immunologic care our patients need — in one convenient, comprehensive facility.
Our asthma specialists and their peers in related disciplines work together to effectively diagnose and treat patients with severe asthma. We offer onsite testing for environmental and nonallergic irritants and evaluation for occupational, or workplace-related, asthma. No matter the cause, our experienced physicians create long-term asthma management plans to help our patients spend less time worrying about symptoms and more time out enjoying life.
The Immunologic Diseases Center provides comprehensive, ongoing treatment for patients with Hashimoto’s disease and Graves’ disease, which can cause the thyroid gland to be underactive or overactive. Because early diagnosis and treatment is critical for avoiding complications, our specialists move quickly to develop individualized care plans. This comprehensive, precision approach helps patients manage symptoms of these lifelong conditions and protect their long-term health.
Patients with chronic inflammation of the digestive tract from Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis (UC) receive thorough evaluation, guidance and personalized treatment, including new biologic therapies that have revolutionized the treatment of IBD.
Our board-certified physicians provide expert diagnosis and cutting-edge care for patients with a variety of allergies and immune-response conditions, including those affecting the skin, airways, nose and sinuses. Our experienced teams are equipped to treat severe, life-threatening allergies to foods and environmental triggers as well as chronic nasal congestion, rhinosinusitis, and dermatologic conditions like eczema.
Patients with lowered immune function resulting from therapies and medications for autoimmune diseases may need personalized care plans from our multidisciplinary clinic. Infectious disease specialists join our other leading physicians to provide comprehensive screening, vaccination and preventive services, as well as infection management, for patients at high risk of opportunistic infections.
Montefiore Einstein Advanced Care - Westchester provides patients with rheumatic diseases groundbreaking therapies and state-of-the art care to reverse the inflammation causing these diseases and restore their quality of life. When these conditions coincide with other immunologic problems, our multidisciplinary teams work closely together to care for the patient’s full range of medical concerns.
Conditions We Treat
- Bullous pemphigoid
- Crohn’s disease
- Graves’ disease (a cause of overactive thyroid)
- Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (a cause of underactive thyroid)
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Inflammatory myopathies
- Nasal polyps
- Pemphigus vulgaris
- Pyoderma gangrenosum
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Sjögren’s syndrome
- Spondyloarthritis, including psoriatic arthritis
- Ulcerative colitis