Asif Rafi, MD is board certified in Allergy and Immunology and Geriatrics and Gerontology. He also holds advanced certification in Geriatrics with a focus on immune function. Dr. Rafi has also completed additional fellowship training and clinical research in chronic sinusitis, allergic skin disorders, and food allergy.
What distinguishes Dr. Rafi’s practice from other practices is his multidisciplinary approach to each patient’s condition in order to treat all triggering factors. His office does not rush patients or practice factory medicine. The Allergy, Asthma, and Sinus Institute is an academic private practice where a typical new patient consultation will last 60 minutes and follow up visits require 15-30 minutes.
Because of his extensive research and training, Dr. Rafi is uniquely qualified to treat patients who have not had success with their prior treatments. Many of his patients have already been evaluated by their primary care doctor, another allergist, dermatologist, or specialist physician.
Also trained in pediatrics Allergy and Immunology, the doctor and his staff encourage parents who see symptoms in their young child to act early on. The goal of Allergy therapy is block the allergic march.