Michael Marcus, MD


Maimonides Physician

Specialties

Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy & Immunology

Languages

English

About Me

Dr. Michael Marcus is the Director of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine as well as Allergy/Immunology, caring for both children and adults. He is also the Vice Chair of the Pediatric Ambulatory Network, at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Marcus completed his residency at Nassau County Medical Center. Subsequently, he went on to do his fellowship in Allergy/Immunology and Pediatric Pulmonology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Dr. Michael Marcus is active in research and has published extensively throughout his career, with a focus on asthma and allergies. He has special interests in asthma, urticaria and food & environmental allergies as well as gastroesophageal reflux and its impact on lung disease. Currently, Dr. Marcus holds the academic title of Associate Professor of Pediatrics at SUNY Downstate. He is a member of ATS and AAAI, as well as a fellow of ACCP and lectures both locally and nationally to a variety of audiences on a many topics including asthma, chronic sinusitis and lung diseases of children. His treatment philosophy is based on family-centered care. Dr. Marcus believes in the importance in communicating with both child and family throughout the healthcare process, and partnering with the family for the continual well-being of the child.

Areas of Expertise

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Special Tots Evaluation Program (STEP)

Conditions Treated

  • Pediatric & Adult Asthma and Allergies
  • Lung Diseases of Children
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Chronic Lung Disease
  • Complex Pneumonias
  • Eczema
  • Hives
  • Food Allergies including Peanut Allergy

Treatments

  • Standard and Biologic treatments for Asthma and Hives
  • Allergy Immunotherapy (shots)
  • Allergy testing
  • Flexible bronchoscopy
  • Lung function testing

Education

Medical Degree

State University of New York Stony Brook University

Internship

Nassau County Medical Center

Residency

Nassau County Medical Center

Fellowship

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Board

Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Bright Health
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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