Physician Interviews

Physican Interviews: Every month BioTek Labs features an interview with a physician from one of our clinics.

medicalDr. Pean

How long has your practice been using the BioTek Labs allergy program? 
3 ½ years


How has having an in-house allergy program supported what you like most about practicing medicine? 
It has given me the chance to work independently


What additional advantages does your allergy program enable you to provide your patients? 
It allows me the opportunity to work 1 on 1 with my patients


What strategies does your team use to ensure the appropriate patients are referred to the lab?
MA’s screen patients when they do their vitals

In what ways has your practice benefited and grown as a result of your allergy program? 
A lot of patients are happy to know there is an alternative treatment for allergies.

medicalDr. Greenfield

How long has your practice been using the BioTek Labs allergy program? 
Five Years


How has having an in-house allergy program supported what you like most about practicing medicine? 
It provides more in-house services. More hands on with patients.


What additional advantages does your allergy program enable you to provide your patients? 
Convenience of treatment, and provider to lab communications.


What strategies does your team use to ensure the appropriate patients are referred to the lab?
All physicians have EMR access and can easily refer patients by clicking a button. also using chart updates as new patients are checked in.


In what ways has your practice benefited and grown as a result of your allergy program? 
Patients prefer to have services provided at the same location with known staff rather than being referred to outside offices and other doctors.

medicalDr. Nawab

How long has your practice been using the BioTek Labs allergy program? 
We began the program in March of 2016.


How has having an in-house allergy program supported what you like most about practicing medicine? 
Helped provide better care to patients. One stop area for testing of patients who have transportation issues or anxiety of new places.


What additional advantages does your allergy program enable you to provide your patients? 
Having an in-house service added for allergy testing and immunotherpay treatment has enabled us to provide patients an improved quality of life with their care all under one roof.


What strategies does your team use to ensure the appropriate patients are referred to the lab?
Chart update form (allergy screener). We have patients fill out screener every 3 months. Annual physicals and sick visits(ear aches, sinus infections, rashes, etc)

In what ways has your practice benefited and grown as a result of your allergy program? 
It has helped provide better care to our patients. 

medicalDr. Silva

How long has your practice been using the BioTek Labs allergy program? 
Four Years


How has having an in-house allergy program supported what you like most about practicing medicine? 
Easy access to allergy testing


What additional advantages does your allergy program enable you to provide your patients? 
Precise results with multiple needle sticks in a prompt manner


What strategies does your team use to ensure the appropriate patients are referred to the lab?
Thorough screening and a minute detailed history and physical exams


In what ways has your practice benefited and grown as a result of your allergy program? 
Much less time spent trying to treat respiratory allergies. Once diagnosed and effectively treated, the patients and their families refer other patients to us .

medicalDr. Shechtman

How long has your practice been using the BioTek Labs allergy program? 
3 1/2 Years


How has having an in-house allergy program supported what you like most about practicing medicine? 
We are able to diagnose and treat patients much more rapidly.


What additional advantages does your allergy program enable you to provide your patients? 
It allows us to provide a one stop treatment center with rapid results.


What strategies does your team use to ensure the appropriate patients are referred to the lab?
Using Chart updates forms, my clinical experience, and pamphlets.

In what ways has your practice benefited and grown as a result of your allergy program? 
We can now provide a service to the community that otherwise wouldn't be available to them.

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Dr. Pai

How long have you practice been using the Biotek Labs allergy testing program?
2 Years

How has having an in-house allergy lab supported what you like most about practicing medicine?
Easy accessibility to allergy testing, especially while practicing medicine in a very hyper allergenic state like VA.

What additional advantages does you allergy lab enable you to provide to your patients?
Enables us to better coordinate care through teamwork

What strategies does your team use to ensure the appropriate patients are referred to the lab?
Detailed healthcare history of patients

In what ways has your practice benefited and grown as a result of your allergy lab?
Increased knowledge of allergy testing and allergens and improved teamwork

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