Division of Allergy & Immunology

About the Division

From the Chief

With administrative oversight at hospitals and outpatient clinics throughout the Bronx, the Division's full-time attending faculty physicians treat thousands of patients yearly for conditions including asthma, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, urticaria, atopic dermatitis, immune deficiency, aspirin and drug reactions. read letter 


In the Media

So Long Snow, Hello Pollen
Dr. David Rosenstreich provides tips on how to manage allergy symptoms. (healthday.com)

Fighting Spring Allergies
Dr. David Rosenstreich describes symptoms of spring allergies and explains how to alleviate them during a live, in-studio interview on the talk show "Open."

Be Healthy: An Estimated 50 Million Americans Suffer from Allergies
Dr. David Rosenstreich provides tips on how to relieve allergy symptoms. (Norwood News)

Six Things You Didn’t Know About Seasonal Allergies
Dr. David Rosenstreich describes the types of plants that cause allergies during the summer. (GoodHousekeeping.com)

Dr. David Rosenstreich notes that the spring allergy season has begun and provides advice about how sufferers can get relief.

Time to Start Preparing for Allergy Season (Norwood News) 

Nip Springtime Allergies in the Bud (healthday.com)

Tips for Allergy Sufferers (Fox News)

Spring Allergies (BronxNet)

Nip springtime allergies in the bud (Fox News)


Dr. Elina Jerschow's study indicates a possible association between pesticides in produce and drinking water and the increasing prevalence of food allergies.

Pesticides in Tap Water, Produce Linked to Food Allergies (CNN)

"Study Links Food Allergies to Pesticides in Tap Water" (TIME)

"Are Pesticides and Food Allergies Linked?" (Discovery News)

"Water purifier chemical 'increases food allergy risk'" (Telegraph)

"Pesticide Suspected in Rising Food-Allergy Cases" (Voice of America)

"Pesticides in Tap Water Linked to Food Allergies" (ABC News)

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