Dr. David Lewis Wertheim MD Allergist-Immunologist

Dr. David Wertheim is an allergist-immunologist in Lake Success, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Wertheim accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 31 doctors at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and one of 39 at North Shore University Hospital who specialize in Allergy & Immunology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Allergist-Immunologist: General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests: Asthma, Latex Allergy, Food Allergy, Urticaria

Education & Medical Training

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
Residency, Pediatrics, 1988 - 1992

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
Fellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 1992 - 1994

Medical College of Pennsylvania
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

IN State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Pressure oscillation amplitude after interruption of tidal breathing as an index of change in airway mechanics in preschool children.
Bridge, P. D., Wertheim, D., Jackson, A. C., McKenzie, S. A.

Aminophylline therapy does not improve outcome and increases adverse effects in children hospitalized with acute asthmatic exacerbations.
Strauss, R. E., Wertheim, D. L., Bonagura, V. R., Valacer, D. J.

Use of zidovudine in human immunodeficiency virus-induced hepatitis.
Wertheim, D. L., Valderamma, E., Bonagura, V. R.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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