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Allergy Consultation
261 East 78th Street, 4 FLOOR, New York, NY, 10075

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At New York Allergy & Asthma PLLC, we continuously strive to provide the most comprehensive, compassionate state-of-the-art care for our allergy and asthma patients.

Dr. Sebastian Lighvani is a board certified Allergist and a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell. He completed his specialty and sub-specialty training at the Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins University and obtained his medical degree from King's College in England.

He specializes in the management of a wide spectrum of allergic, respiratory and skin disorders in adults and children including; asthma, hay fever, sinus problems, chronic cough, hives, eczema, and food allergies.

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Dr. Sebastian Lighvani and staff were all extremely kind, helpful and professional. I would highly recommend. This appointment was extremely important to my health and well being and they made it that much more rewarding answering all my questions and being attentive to my needs. There was little to no wait time, which made for an even more pleasant experience.

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it was great

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Staff was very Pleasent and Professional Dr Lighvani was very thorough with his exam and provide me with exellent information and options to help my condition. I would recommend Dr Lighvani to everyone

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He is excellent but seemed more distraced than in the past not present but I still enjoyed my visit

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Dr. Lighvani and his staff are great! Very friendly, courteous, and knowledgable. Highly recommend them.

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Staff was wonderful!

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Doctor Lighvani was the first allergist, and only second doctor in my LIFE that has taken time to really consider you and your symptoms holistically. Other doctors rush in and rush out and you feel unheard- but this isn't the case with Dr. Lighvani at all. He was patient and took time to answer all of my questions and was extremely thorough in looking at all my symptoms. I went in for an allergy exam (expecting the ever-so-fun poke test) and based on the things I told him about symptoms, ended up also getting my lung capacity and inflammation looked at- turns out I need to start using an inhaler. Never would have guessed that was the case. I'm glad he ran the tests, running should be a lot easier now. The turn-around for allergy shots is quite fast too, scheduled time for the day following my apt! Also, the hours are amazing. I'm glad there are still doctors out there that recognize we can't take off work all the time to get to their practice. They open some days as early as 7am to accommodate walk-ins for allergy shots. Thank you- couldn't have asked for a better experience!

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I think Dr Lighvani is one of the best physicians i have had any encounter with he is thourogh and takes his time with his patients. The vibe in his office is very peaceful, professional but yet you can have a few laughs with him and his staff to make matters better for why you are there.

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Dr. Lighvani wanted to make sure he had all of my information from my hospital stay to help assess next steps. Also, he made recommendations for more tests that I should take based on my records, very thorough.

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He is an excellent doctor and over the last 8 years he has provided fantastic result. I am sure that the same will be true this time too.

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Dr. Lighvani was super thorough and spent a lot of time in the room. This was refreshing compared to most doctors who don't give you any time or answer questions.

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Very pleased

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Very smart! Great guy

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I believe that I received a very complete assessment during my visit, discovering some things I was not aware of. The nursing staff was excellent, explaining every step with care. Dr. Lighvani was very thorough,thoughtful, and personable -- what more could one ask for?

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Dr. Lighvani spent much more time with me than most NYC doctors do which was much appreciated. I would highly recommend him.

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He studied my medical history and asked perceptive questions. In addition he took my problems seriously, thought about options for testing and treatment, and explained them to me. While I was in the office, he called my PCP. The two of them agreed on how we should proceed and, again, he gave me a clear explanation.

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Very helpful in explaining the allergic reaction I had experienced and other allergy issues I dealing with. Both Dr. Lighvani and the nurse who helped with my tests were professional, extremely friendly and made me feel at ease (not an easy task for a skin prick test). Everyone in the office genuinely seemed to enjoy their jobs and made what is normally an unpleasant experience more comfortable.

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Dr. Lighvani's office scheduled me immediately for an appointment the next day. The entire process was very efficient, with forms emailed the previous day to avoid wait time. Dr. Lighvani is patient, intelligent, well-spoken and extremely knowledgeable. I would recommend him to anyone with allergy concerns.

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Excellent. Great bedside manner, super informative and caribg

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One of the best Doctors I have ever had

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The doctor was magnificent. He actually was reading the material in my file. Those questions were supplied in advance so I had plenty of time to answer them, and did not waste any time, or miss any information, by trying to do that in the office just before the exam. A few major tests were performed in the office so the results were available immediately. Two others needed to be scheduled and while that would take a few weeks to accomplish there was no urgency on my end to press for earlier testing. I think if there were I would have been accommodated..

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The office is serene and is run beautifully. Doc's assistant, who took my vitals and ran the allergy tests, was highly competent and pleasant. The doc himself seemed interested not just in my symptoms, but in me as a person.

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Great doctor. Took the time to listen to my presenting problems, performed appropriate diagnostic tests, proposed a working diagnosis and formulated a very comprehensive treatment plan.

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A positive experience. I've been to many doctors and meeting doctor lighvani gives me hope that he will find a cure for my issues. He was very thorough, asked good questions, and kept me focused. He has a plan to breakdown my problems 1 by 1. He's the best and I will most definitely recommend him.

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All staff was very nice and accommodating. Office is clean, bright. Both Dr. Lighvani and the nurse who assisted him were very knowledgeable and helpful!

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Dr Loghvani and his staff are so thorough and professional. The office atmosphere is very pleasant and clean. I am a nurse practitioner and I was very impressed.

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Good bedside manner. Allergy testing is lengthly so just be aware of that. I would highly recommend. Nice office. Great staff.

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Dr. Lighvani is the epitome of a professional! He has genuine concern for his patients and helps you figure it all out! I appreciate him immensely for his time and attention to detail. It's been a rough year of feeling terrible and not getting answers to feeling enlightened and ready for better days! Thank You very much for your kindness!!

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Very thorough, friendly and data driven. I came an hour early and they got me in right away. Sends prescriptions directly to your lcoal pharmacy.

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Fabulous physician!

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Clean and new office space. Staff is accommodating and nice. Everyone is very pleasant.

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The visit was excellent, the Dictor was very pleasant. The place is very nice and good customer service.

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Doctor seemed thorough and willing to help arrangements made for Challenge and subequent skin patch.

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So professional, knowledgeable and smart. I would definitely recommend him to friends and family. Spend a long time with me taking a full history and did not make me feel rushed!

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Appeared to be more concerned with proving himself right than listening to my symptoms. Not the warmest bedside manner. For that reason I would not recommend.

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I went to Dr. Lighvani after being disappointed with another allergist. The second I walked in the door, I immediately felt better. The staff were very attentive, and the doctor took me exactly on time, and the office was very clean with some rather high tech equipment. Dr Lighvani provided the diagnosis and treatment with very comprehensive, helpful and reassuring explanations. It was a great experience and gave me hope that my discomfort has an end in sight!

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Dr. Lighvani saw my daughter, 7 months, and I can't say enough amazing things about him. The office itself is beautiful and brand new, the staff (especially Karen in the front who was beyond helpful and patient following up with our insurance/referrals) and the nurses were all wonderful. Dr. Lighvani was thorough, genuinely concerned and extremely knowledgeable about how to treat my daughters allergies. We can't thank them enough for the care they took of both new mommy (myself) and daughter!

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I've been a regular patient of Dr. Lighvani's for a number of years now and cannot say enough good things. He is an exceptional doctor, who also does a splendid job interacting with his patients. Additionally, the rest of his staff, both nurses/medical assistants and administration, are both extremely friendly and also very accommodating. The new offices are the icing on the cake: well-appointed, spacious and inviting. The practice is run very efficiently while maintaining a convivial atmosphere. Overall, I would give Dr. Lighvani and the staff I interacted with top marks.

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The office was very pleasant as were the staff and ease of "registering" as a new patient. I was seen right away by an assistant, but it took about a 1/2 hour before the MD came in. Dr. Lighvani was professional, and interested. I was tested for various allergies as well as given an ENT exam. Dr. Lighvani explained everything. Both he and his assistant made efforts to be helpful and address my concerns, questions and problem.

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I've always had great experiences with Dr. Lighvani and the rest of the staff. Everyone is friendly and really takes the time to answer questions. My symptoms have been better controlled while working with this team than at any other point in my life. I highly recommend them.

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