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Dr. Braunstein is a native of Long Island.  He received a Bachelor's of Arts degree from Brandeis University. He earned his MD and completed his pediatric internship and residency at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, NY.  He completed his fellowship in Allergy and Immunology in the University at Buffalo treating both children and adults.  He is Board Certified in Pediatric & Adult Allergy and Immunology. 

Dr. Braunstein has extensive experience managing the full gamut of allergic disease including hay fever, sinus issues, food allergy, asthma, hives, and eczema for both children and adults. He enjoys working together with patients and their families to achieve great outcomes.

Dr. Braunstein has hospital appointments at Northwell Health System and Mercy Hospital. His areas of research include childhood food allergy and environmental factors

contributing to hay fever.


Research Publications:

Braunstein, M.Z., Anthonypillai, J., Lehman, H. (2017)  Predictors of Oral Food Challenges.  Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology.  November 2017 Volume 119, Issue 5, Supplement, Page S83


Braunstein, M. Z., Joks, R. (2014). The Correlation of Body Mass Index (BMI) to Allergen Skin Testing and Serum Specific IgE. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 113 (5) p. A35.


Braunstein MZ, Silverberg J. Climate Influences of Hay Fever in Children: A US Population-Based Study. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 111 (5) p. A21. 2013.


Silverberg, J. I., Braunstein, M., & Lee-Wong, M. (2015). Association between climate factors, pollen counts, and childhood hay fever prevalence in the United States. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 135(2), 463-469.

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