Laura C. Helfner, MD
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Laura C. Helfner, MD

About Laura Helfner, MD

 

Laura C. Helfner, M.D., who is Board Certified in Allergy & Immunology,graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University. She then went on to receive her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine, and is American Board of Allergy and Immunology and also Internal Medicine certified. 

Dr. Helfner completed?a fellowship in pediatric and adult Allergy and Immunology at Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York. She is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI), American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI), the Long Island Allergy and Asthma Society, the New York Allergy and Asthma Society, the Medical Society of the State of New York, and the American College of Physicians. 

Dr. Helfner treats both pediatric and adult patients for various allergic conditions and immune deficient diseases, including Allergic rhinitis (hayfever), Angioedema, Asthma, Atopic dermatitis, Postnasal drip, Urticaria (hives) and Chronic nasal and sinus congestion.

Insurances Accepted Aetna, Aetna Aexcel, Aetna HMO, Aetna Medicare, Aetna Open Choice Access EPO, Aetna PPO, Affinity Child Health Plus (CHP) (NY), Affinity Essential Plan (NY), Affinity Health Plan (NY), Affinity Medicaid (NY), ArchCare (NY), BC/BS Empire HMO, BC/BS Empire NY, BC/BS HealthPlus (NY), BC/BS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (NY), Centivo, Cigna, Cigna HMO, PPO, POS, Cigna Medicare, Cigna Open Access Plus, Connecticare, Elderplan (NY), EmblemHealth GHI, Empire BCBS POS, EPO, Indemnity, Empire BCBS PPO, Empire Plan (UHC), Fidelis (NY), Fidelis Essential (NY), Fidelis Medicaid / CHP (NY), Fidelis Medicare (NY), Hamaspik (NY), HealthCare Partners IPA (NY), HealthSmart WTC, HIP (NY), HIP ID (NY), HIP Montefiore CMO (NY), HIP Montefiore CMO ID (NY), HIP Mt. Sinai IPA (NY), HIP Mt. Sinai IPA ID (NY), Humana Medicare (NY), Local 1199, Magnacare, Medicare, Multiplan/PHCS, Northwell Direct (NY), OSCAR (NY), Oxford Freedom, Partners Direct Health, Partners Health Plan (NY), Railroad Medicare, Railroad Medicare NJ, SELF / PATIENT PAY TIME OF SERVICE, Tricare, Tricare HMO, Tricare PPO, UHC Oxf Liberty, UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealthcare Commercial (HMO,PPO,POS), US Family Health, VNSNY (NY), Wellcare HMO/Medicare (NY), WTC Health For Heroes
Affiliations Mather Hospital (Northwell), St. Charles Hospital (CHS), Mount Sinai Hospital
Education
Medical School
  • University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Internship
  • Internal Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Residency
  • Internal Medicine, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
Fellowship
  • Allergy and Immunology, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
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