Dr. Howard Schanker MD Allergist-Immunologist

Dr. Howard Schanker is an allergist-immunologist in Los Angeles, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center and Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. He is one of 30 doctors at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center and one of 19 at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital who specialize in Allergy & Immunology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Allergist-Immunologist: General Allergy & Immunology

Education & Medical Training

Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Los Angeles
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1978 - 1980

Faulkner Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1977 - 1978

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Immunology, 1982 - 1983

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Certified in Allergy & Immunology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Solar urticaria: a case report.
Tsien, A., Schanker, H.

Facial edema in a woman with a history of histiocytosis X.
Tsien, A., Rosenblatt, J., Schanker, H.

Onset and duration of action of levocabastine nasal spray in atopic patients under nasal challenge conditions.
Corren, J., Rachelefsky, G., Spector, S., Schanker, H., Siegel, S., Holton, D., Karcher, K., Travers, S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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