Joel Brooks, DO

Allergy and Immunology, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
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Joel Brooks, D.O., M.P.H., is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and Assisting Attending Pediatrician at the New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in the Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology.

Dr. Brooks completed medical school at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency and Chief Residency at UPMC Lititz Hospital, and Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at the Yale School of Medicine. During fellowship, he completed a Masters of Public Health with a focus on global health and social and behavioral sciences at the Yale School of Public Health. In addition, he completed the Fellows as Medical Educators certificate program at the Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Brooks joined the faculty at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC where he served as a staff allergist and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Brooks was the Site Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Allergy and Immunology Fellowship.

His areas of clinical and research interests include food allergies, drug allergies, angioedema,  and immunizations. He has presented his work at national and international meetings as well as published in scientific journals. Dr. Brooks is also very engaged in medical education and serves on multiple committees for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Acute Immunologic Urticaria
  • Administer Allergy Shots
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinosinusitis
  • Allergy
  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Allergy/Allergies
  • Allergy and Asthma evaluations
  • Allergy and Asthma Management
  • Allergy Evaluation and Treatment
  • Allergy Medicine
  • Allergy Testing
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Animal Dander Allergy
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Drug & Insect Allergies
  • Drug Allergies
  • Drug Allergy
  • Eczema
  • Environmental Allergies
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Food Allergies
  • Food Allergy
  • Hives
  • Immune Deficiency Diseases
  • Immunizations
  • Immunology
  • Immunotherapy
  • Insect Allergy
  • Mold Allergy
  • Occupational Contact Dermatitis
  • Ocular Allergy
  • Pediatric Allergy
  • Pediatric Anaphylaxis
  • Pediatric Food Allergy
  • Pediatric Immunology
  • Penicillin Allergy
  • Research Studies
  • Resident Education
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Sinus & Allergy Treatment
  • Urticaria
  • Urticaria (Hives)
  • Vaccinations

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Male

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Insurance Accepted


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs


  • EPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Essential Plan
  • HMO

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • New Jersey Services (Medicaid Managed Care)

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Midwestern University
  • Internship: Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center
  • Residency: Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Yale University School Of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Allergy and Immunology


Selected Publications

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