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Dr. Songhui Ma is a physician specializing in the field of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. She is board certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and completed her allergy training at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. She is on the faculty of both the New York University School of Medicine where she teaches medical students and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where she teaches in the allergy fellowship program. She received her undergraduate degree from Columbia College and her medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. She has been in practice since 2003 and founded Empire Allergy and Asthma in 2005.
She sees both adults and children with a wide range of allergy problems including allergic rhinitis, asthma and sinus disease as well as food, drug and skin allergies.

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I never write a bad review but worst doctor experience I have ever had. Dr. Ma made me feel incredibly embarassed and rudely disregarded my issue by giving me an informative and helpful diagnosis of "I don't know." She did not offer any help or recommend any other doctor, she simply just laughed saying she cannot diagnose a skin rash because she is an allergist....All I wanted to know was if the rash was caused by an allergic reaction to something so I could figure out the cause of it. Laughing at your patients probably isn't the best thing to do but at least I know to never go to this doctor again. So disappointed and annoyed - waste of time and money.

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She is really good

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Friendly receptionist, no wait, clean office in a good location in the city, quick and efficient physician. Would definitely recommend Dr Ma.

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This was my first ever visit to an allergist and it was great. Dr. Ma was very thorough and informative plus she had a great bedside manner. She answered all my questions and was incredibly helpful.

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Dr. Ma is very knowledgeable, and the wait is not very long. Most bloodworm is done on the same floor and very quickly, if needed from the preliminary tests. The allergy consultation went very well, and make sure you have detailed information to identify specific allergies. This is the best for finding out which allergies the patient has. Overall, I would go back and highly recommend Dr. Ma.

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I'm very lucky I found Dr. Ma. I couldn't ask for a better allergist. She was so sweet and listened to all my back medical history very carefully. Just in one appointment I can say that I know her for years. She will be my doctor forever!!!!!

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While she was perfectly pleasant, she was less than helpful. Her answer to me was "I'm stumped." and "Did you touch something and put your hands in that area?" regarding a rash that I broke out in on multiple occasions. I found another doctor on Zocdocs that looked at my rash (much more seriously), told me what it wasn't, but also said that she was concerned and immediately ordered an allergy/skin test and blood work. She told me that it was a very clear allergic reaction and she wanted to figure out what it was. I simply felt like the other doctor was more proactive and invested in getting to the bottom of my problem. Whereas Dr. Ma, albeit nice, just shrugged her shoulders--literally, she shrugged her shoulders--and sent me on my way while telling me to see another doctor.

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Dr. Ma has diagnosed my problem which bothered me for life. She is very professional, knowledgeable and caring. I have been seeing her since 2008, I am very happy with her office, and I highly recommend her to all who have allergy problems. The waiting time is less than 10 minutes, and she is very attentive, and listens to all that I said, and also goes back to my medical history to check my symptoms. She is great.

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Was seen right away for first consultation. Attentive to concerns, thought critically about potential causes of symptoms, and directed me to the lab for testing immediately following consultation.

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She's very attentive and is a thoughtful listener, and takes the time to assess the situation.

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Great, very patient and understanding.

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She was attentive and thorough as always.

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Really great - went out of her way to answer questions and provide information.

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Dr. Ma was helpful, knowledgeable and gave me a clear diagnosis.

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great, this was my first time seeing an allergist and Dr. Ma was very thorough. she asked a lot of questions and answered all of mine. the office has an informal feel which i really liked, really put me at ease.

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Dr. Ma is so considerate and thorough. Really tough to find a doctor of this calibre in NYC.

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First time visiting, Dr. Ma was very nice and I didn't feel rushed. She answered all of my questions and it was an overall easy and simple visit. Definite recommend.

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Great first time visit. Dr. Ma was very attentive, helpful and offered suggestions and answers to all my questions. There was no waiting time at all (though the appointment was first thing in the morning). Receptionist was friendly and helpful as well. Would definitely recommend Dr. Ma if you need to see a specialist for allergies or asthma.

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Very competent, nice office, and extremely efficient service!

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Dr. Ma is always on time, as long as I'm on time. (That never happens in a medical office!)She's very efficient and thorough, and covers all concerns that I have, as well as things I need to know. I've acquired allergies only recently, as a middle aged adult, and Dr. Ma has really helped me to manage this new-to-me medical concern

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Great doctor. Gave me a few options to deal with my allergies. would recommend to my friends and family.

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Very helpful and thorough.

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Great service and very informative with clear yet concise instructions on how to deal with (in my case) a lifetime affliction of sneezing and nose-blowing

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Very thorough and pleasant.

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It was great! The wait was very reasonable, about 20-25 minutes. The front desk person was very nice, very helpful, willing to answer any questions. Loved the professionalism from both Dr. Ma and her front desk assistant. Dr. Ma took the time to answer all my questions, did not rush me, explained things calmly and clearly. Helped me figure out my best option for treatment and was overall very sweet!

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My appointment was strange. When I went into her office to meet with her she was wearing sneakers and what looked like gym clothes. Not that all doctors need to wear a lab coat, but it was kind of off-putting. She was incredibly silent for a very long time while I explained my allergy trouble. She didn't ask follow-up questions when I mentioned something, she just sat at her desk typing notes (so much that it seemed like she was transcribing) on a laptop. She did allergy tests on my arms and left me waiting in the room for 30 minutes when the tests only needed 10 minutes to settle (according to her). In general I found her to be nice but really not informative or inquisitive. Just very quiet, no "bedside" manner at all. I wouldn't recommend her.

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Kind and thorough!

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Dr. Songhui Ma was wonderful. My first visit and she was extremely welcoming. Very thorough about understanding my particular allergy situation and made thoughtful recommendations, as well as alternative solutions to revisit upon the results. As it's the holiday season, she clearly outlined her availability and instructions on how to reach her should anything need discussing. I definitely recommend and will be back.

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She was the best!! Like everyone else said, she cares truly about her patients. Spent time answering my questions and giving me careful instructions about how to take care of my allergies. She was extremely nice and professional.

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It was a pleasure meeting Dr. Songui Ma! She was very cordial and took her time to answer all my questions very thoroughly. Her staff also had a very pleasant, polite disposition which is a rare trait when it comes to doctor visits.

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I was a little apprehensive to just randomly pick anyone off of the ZocDoc website. However, the doctor's appointment with Songhui Ma was great. Everyone was friendly, professional and knowledgeable. I am definitely going to use her again and would recommend her to any of my friends.

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She has a very sincere concern for her patients.

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Dr Ma made me feel very comfortable and relaxed. She was friendly and allowed me time to talk with her and discuss prevention methods. I would highly recommend her.

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It's always a pleasure to see Dr. Ma!

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She exudes both kindness and confidence and puts one at ease.

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Very good doctor.

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Good love that the lab was on the same floor/building made life quite simple.

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Very pleasant experience. Dr. Ma is very thorough and knowledgable. I'm glad to have found her thru ZocDoc!

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I felt very comfortable speaking with her and she actually seemed to care and listened to my concerns. The receptionist was very friendly as well.

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She's the best :) I go to a lot of doctors and she really listens and helps to solve the problem.

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