Patient Information

WE ARE CURRENTLY SEEING NEW AND EXISTING PATIENTS VIA TELEHEALTH AND IN PERSON CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE!

 

We are seeing patients with telemedicine and in person based on your needs.

For office visits, it is important that you fill out the Covid screening questionnaire. IF you suspect Covid, do not come to the office, do a telemedicine visit.

Allergy shot and biologic injection patients will be given a specific appointment time. If the patient is a child or needs assistance, only one adult may accompany them and must also wear a mask. All will be checked for fever and turned away if temperature is elevated.

We strongly suggest starting with a telemedicine visit first. Many problems can be handled this way and is more convenient. If the clinician determines you need an exam or testing, you will come to the office and the visit will be quicker and more focused. We are following appropriate Covid hygiene protocols for the safety of all.

Spirometry and lung function tests. We are scheduling these now. You will be required to get a Covid test within 5 days of the procedure or do a rapid Covid test at the office. Payment for the test is a patient responsibility if not covered by insurance.

Food oral immunotherapy/desensitization– is available. Please note that this is NOT covered by insurance in our practice. Please contact us if you are interested in this program.

Telemedicine

Food Oral Immunotherapy/Desensitization FAQ’s

Consent form for Food Oral Immunotherapy

Your safety is our main concern. If you have questions or suggestions, please ask.

Wishing you and your families well

– Drs. Kreiner, Strauss, Ahmad, Sussman and the Staff of Strauss Allergy and Asthma Division of Allied Physicians Group

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Your First Appointment

Whether your first appointment is in person or telemed, you will receive the Phreesia pre-visit registration workflow via text or email a few days prior to your scheduled appointment. Please be sure to check your spam folder if you do not see it. This provides doctors with helpful information regarding your medical history. At this time you will have the opportunity to upload your insurance card and pay your copay.

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Insurance and Payment Information

Strauss Allergy and Asthma is a provider for Medicare and most major insurance plans, and provides insurance billing. You are responsible for knowing the terms of your policy. You are responsible for providing referrals if needed and co-pays at the time of service and for paying any coinsurance, deductibles or other charges not covered by your insurance in a timely manner. If you have questions regarding billing or which insurance plans we accept, please contact us. Questions regarding insurance coverage and benefits should be directed to your employer or insurance company.

Privacy Practices

Our Notice of Privacy Practices describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. A copy of the privacy practices is available on request.

A copy of our Notice of Privacy Practices will soon be posted on this website.

 

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October 15, 2020
Mid-Island Y Jewish Community Center

Congratulations to all of the honorees for your determination, devotion, and dedication to lead and protect our community through this challenging time. In particular, we gratefully thank
Jason ... See more

The MIYJCC is excited to honor Robyn J. Kreiner MD at this year's golf outing for being a hometown COVID hero. Robyn J. Kreiner MD is a Board-Certified Allergist & Immunologist with Strauss Allergy ... See more

August 26, 2020
Asthma Control Education ACE: Back to School Safely with Asthma Webinar - Strauss Allergy & Asthma Therapy

If you missed the Back to School Safely with Asthma Webinar, don't worry because we have it here for you! Click the link below and check out our patient education page on our website!

August 17, 2020
Timeline Photos

Worried about sending your child back to school in the fall? Click here, https://bit.ly/3h7dBSt as the American Academy of Pediatrics answer the top 10 concerns about children and face masks.

August 11, 2020
Is it safe for a person with asthma to return to in-person classes during the pandemic? - Strauss Allergy & Asthma Therapy

We have heard from many parents who are asking about sending their asthmatic children back to school. Drs. Ahmad, Kreiner, and Strauss have compiled a list of a few things you should know about ... See more

Based on current data, there is no evidence that well-controlled asthma is a risk factor for a poor outcome with Coronavirus infection. The CDC listed asthma as a high-risk category early in the ... See more

August 11, 2020
Timeline Photos

You’re Invited to virtually attend, “Asthma Control Education (ACE): Back to School Safely with Asthma.” This event is intended for all parents and kids who are interested in hearing from ... See more

May 2, 2020
Allied Physicians Group

Dr. Ralph Strauss talks with Stone Grissom about what parents should look out for to tell if a child has seasonal allergies, COVID-19 or asthma. ... See more

April 16, 2020
Recognizing the differences between allergies & COVID-19

Now, more than ever, we would like you to make sure your allergies are under control. Schedule a telehealth visit with us and receive trusted care from home!

Learn more about our telehealth program ... See more

April 12, 2020
Allied Physicians Group

Attention Parents!!

You’re invited to virtually attend “COVID-19 and your kids: What you need to know from your trusted health experts” This virtual event is intended for all parents who are ... See more

April 10, 2020
Sarah

I wanted to send a note of thanks to Dr. Ahmad for his help last night during an allergic reaction my daughter was having. I unknowingly served an item with walnuts (careless) and my 17 yo ... See more

April 8, 2020
Telehealth - Strauss Allergy & Asthma Therapy

Attention Patients: All in-person office visits from now until May 31st will be canceled due to the current COVID situation. We are still here to help you. Please call to schedule a telehealth ... See more

The doctors at Allied Physicians Group are committed to enhancing the lives of our patients and parents. We know you’re busy, and that getting to the doctor isn’t always easy, so we’re bringing ... See more

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