Omar Waqar, MD
Omar Waqar

Omar Waqar, MD

About Omar Waqar, MD

Dr. Omar Waqar is a well-qualified and experienced allergist. After completing the prestigious seven-year Physician-Scientist combined BS/MD program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, New York, and Albany Medical College, he then pursued his residency in Internal Medicine at North Shore-Long Island Jewish with the Northwell Health System and a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the Mount Sinai Hospital.

Dr. Waqar is board certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Waqar is well-published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals and presents on different topics within Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Waqar rounds out his experience and qualifications with an attentive ear to his patients’ needs and requirements.

He is fluent in Hindi/Urdu and conversational in Spanish.

Dr. Waqar has expertise in:

  • Adult and Pediatric allergic conditions
  • Allergic rhinitis (sneezing, runny/stuffy nose)
  • Allergies to pets (and how to build tolerance to them)
  • Asthma
  • Immunotherapy (allergy shots)
  • Allergy testing – skin testing and blood testing

Insurances Accepted Aetna, Aetna HMO, Aetna Medicare, Aetna Open Choice Access EPO, Aetna PPO, 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), HealthFirst (NY), Healthfirst Medicare PPO, 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, Local 1199, Magnacare, Medicare, Multiplan/PHCS, Northwell Direct (NY), OSCAR (NY), Oxford Freedom, Partners Direct Health, Partners Health Plan (NY), SELF / PATIENT PAY TIME OF SERVICE, Tricare, Tricare HMO, Tricare PPO, UHC Oxf Liberty, UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealthcare Commercial (HMO,PPO,POS), UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan Medicaid, US Family Health, Wellcare HMO/Medicare, WTC Health For Heroes
Affiliations Beth Israel Medical Center of Mt. Sinai, Mount Sinai Brooklyn
Medical School
  • Albany Medical College
  • Internal Medicine, North Shore University Hospital
  • Allergy and Immunology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine