Allergy Asthma Specialists of Maryland

Our team is ready to help you on your journey

Along with an educated and caring staff we offer the most up-to-date diagnoses and personalized treatments.

What can I expect at my visit?

David B.K. Golden, M.D.

 

Jonathan Matz, M.D

Jonathan Matz is Board Certified in Internal Medicine as well as Allergy & Immunology. He attended the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and completed his Residency in Internal Medicine and Primary Care in the Department of Health Care Sciences at George Washington University Medical Center. He then completed a Fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine and University of Colorado in Denver, Co.

Dr. Matz is the Director of Chesapeake Clinical Research, Inc which was founded in 1992 and is the instructor in the Department of Medicine at the John Hopkins School of Medicine in addition to working as a clinical physician.  Dr. Matz is a fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Dr. Matz was born and raised in Baltimore. He is an avid skier and golfer, although his handicap hovers around 12- he keeps trying. He spends most of his free time with his wife and four children.  He has been selected a Top Doc in Baltimore Magazine numerous times.

Dr. Golden graduated from McGill University School of Medicine in 1976, where he also completed his residency in Internal Medicine. He entered a fellowship training program in Allergy-Clinical Immunology at Johns Hopkins University, where he then directed a program of research studies on anaphylaxis and insect sting allergy for 30 years. In 1984, he founded what grew to Golden & Matz, LLC.  Dr. Golden has published dozens of research papers, and is invited to give lectures at national and international scientific meetings. He is now an Associate Professor of Medicine and a teaching clinician at the Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center. In addition to developing educational programs for the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, Dr. Golden presents an allergy-immunology curriculum for medical residents in teaching community hospitals in Baltimore. Dr. Golden is the Chief of the Allergy Division of Internal Medicine at Franklin Square Hospital, and is the Director of Allergy in the Department of Medicine, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He is also the father of 2 grown and successful children and the proud new grandfather of baby Jack.  Dr. Golden has been voted TOP DOC in Baltimore Magazine numerous times.

David B.K. Golden, M.D. Jonathan Matz, M.D

Alireza Sadegh Nejad, MD, PhD

Dr. Nejad is a graduate of the clinical and research fellowship program at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He has done years of research and patient care in allergy, immunology and respiratory diseases and has widely published in peer reviewed journals. Before his training at Johns Hopkins he was an assistant professor at the Center for Human Genomics and Personalized Medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. His interests include concepts in individualized medicine and the necessity to personalize patient care and treatment.

Gitika Dhillon, M.D.

Dr. Dhillon is Board Certified in Allergy and Immunology as well as Internal Medicine.  She is a Baltimore native and has completed her Allergy and Immunology training at the University of Rochester.  Prior to that she was a research associate in the Department of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center for two years.  There she worked with Dr. Bob Wood, an internationally recognized expert in food allergy.  Dr. Dhillon completed her internal medicine residency at Good Samaritan Hospital after graduating from Loyola College in Baltimore and Ross University College of Medicine. Dr. Dhillon has received awards for her research at the national level.  In her free time she enjoys biking, travel and cooking.

Jessica M. Nguyen, M.D.

Dr. Jessica M. Nguyen is a board-certified Allergist & Immunologist. As a Philadelphia native, Dr. Nguyen graduated with High Honors and was elected into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society from Haverford College, and then went on to earn her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine during which time she was selected to complete a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Nguyen completed a Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in Allergy & Clinical Immunology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine during which time she was involved in asthma clinical trials research through the American Lung Association and was selected to receive a Fellow-In-Training Award for Health Outcomes, Education, Delivery and Quality from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.  She is a member of the Maryland Asthma & Allergy Society; the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology; and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.  Dr. Nguyen delivers humanistic & compassionate care to both her pediatric and adult patients, and has experience in treating a wide span of allergy conditions including asthma, allergic rhinitis (hay fever), eczema, food allergies,  urticaria & angioedema (hives & swelling), drug allergies, insect allergies, & immunodeficiencies. In her free time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys spending time with her husband & family traveling, cooking & being active outdoors.

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Sudhir Sekhsaria, M.D., FAAAAI, FACAAI

Dr. Sekhsaria has been practicing since founding the Asthma, Allergy & Sinus Center in 1992. He is board certified in Allergy & Immunology, and has been certified in Diagnostic and Clinical Immunology. Dr. Sekhsaria completed his fellowship in Allergy & Immunology at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, after completing a pediatric residency at Howard University Hospital. He has published many scientific articles in asthma, allergy and immunology. He is actively involved in teaching physicians-in-training about asthma, allergic disease and immune problems. Dr. Sekhsaria has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the specialty’s premier organization.  He has been voted a TOP DOC in Baltimore Magazine multiple times.

Manav Singla, M.D., FAAP, FAAAI, FACAAI

Dr. Singla is board certified in Allergy & Immunology. He completed his Allergy & Immunology fellowship at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he also spent a year on the medical school’s faculty. He is a graduate of the Northeast Ohio Medical University’s combined BS/MD program. He has published articles in allergy and immunology. He is actively involved in teaching physicians-in-training about asthma, allergic disease and immune problems.

 

Dr. Singla holds the rank of Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Singla has been elected a Fellow of both the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the specialty’s premier organizations, as well as the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Singla has been voted as TOP DOC by Baltimore  Magazine multiple years.

Amber Viel, FNP-C

Amber Viel. FNP-C, earned her Bachelor of Science and Nursing degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. She also completed her Masters of Science and Family Nurse Practitioner training at Johns Hopkins University. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication from Point Lorna Nazarene University in San Diego, CA. Amber is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She joined the Asthma, Allergy & Sinus Center in November 2012. Previously she worked for an allergy asthma group in Los Angeles. Her past nursing experiences include running a community health clinic in East Baltimore where she specialized in chronic disease management for both children and adults.

 

Amber is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Before becoming a nurse practitioner, Amber spent two and a half years in Madagascar as a U.S. Peace Corps community health volunteer. Amber is also a certified yoga instructor and teaches yoga in her free time.

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