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Dr. Bielory uses a completely holistic approach to treat his patients. When examining a patient as a whole, and not as a subset of
organs or symptoms, we increase the patients quality of life and fight against the real causes behind symptoms.
Diagnosis and solution is not always a simple answer, but rather a confluence of factors that are addressed one-by-one to maximize
the health benefits and treatments. Dr. Bielory treats 1 variable as a time to see the impact and then build from that knowledge base.
Dr. Bielory is a renowned international expert in the field of Allergy and Immunology. Inspired as a child by a local family doctor who made daily house calls, he understands the importance of ensuring that patients feel seen and valued—an approach that optimizes the effectiveness of their treatment plans, and thus their health.
Voted a top doctor in the tri-state area for the past 25 years, he views his patients’ wellness—body, mind and soul—as his top priority.
Dr. Bielory is dedicated to making medical advances in a wide variety of professional settings outside his New Jersey offices. For example, he serves on the World Allergy Organizations Committee on Climate Change, as well as the Committee researching the use of supplemental probiotics for allergic diseases.
In addition, he has served as a principal investigator for the US EPA grant on climate change and allergic airway diseases; as Chairman of the NIH RAYNAUD's Treatment Trials, studying treatments such as biofeedback versus prescription medications; on the committees for immunology, respiratory and allergy of the US Pharmacopeia Council of Experts; and as a reviewer for the Center of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health Complementary at the NIH’s Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. prescription medications.
He served on the US Pharmacopia Council of Experts committee, for immunology as well as respiratory and allergy. He serves on the World Allergy Organizations Committee on Climate Change as well as probiotics for allergic diseases. He has been a reviewer for the NIH National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Center Medicine's Center of Excellence.
B.S. -Fundamental Sciences, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa.
M.S. -Molecular Biology, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa.
M.D. - New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University
Fellowship- Hematology, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
Fellowship- Allergy and Immunology, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland
Board Certified in Allergy and Immunology - Adult & Pediatrics
Board Certified in Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology
Dr. Bielory has devoted his career to building on his unique training at the National Institutes of Health.
He is currently a Professor of Medicine, Allergy, Immunology and Ophthalmology at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, and Professor of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University - Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine. He served previously as the Director of the Rutgers - Asthma and Allergy Research Center and Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics in Ophthalmology.
He has authored textbook chapters and multiple journal articles, and is regularly invited to address international medical conferences on topics related to all of his areas of expertise.
For the past 30 years, Dr. Bielory has been recognized nationally and internationally as one of the"top physicians" in the subspecialty of Allergy and Immunology. In addition, he is recognized as the #1 expert in the US on allergic conjunctivitis.
Prior to holding his current positions, Dr. Bielory served as the Director of the Rutgers - Asthma and Allergy Research Center and Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics in Ophthalmology.
He has authored textbook chapters and multiple journal articles, and is regularly invited to address international medical forums on topics related to all of his areas of expertise.
Dr. Bielory has dedicated his professional life to alleviating the suffering of patients struggling with allergic airway disorders, rare immunological disorders, and food and drug allergies. To that end, he serves on numerous local, state, regional, national and international committees, including:
World Allergy Organization Committees on Climate Change, Probiotics, Environmental Health
Chair, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology National Allergy Bureau and Aerobiology Committee
Dermatologic and Ocular Disease Interest Section, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Immunotherapy, Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Ocular Diseases and Cough Interest Section
Chair, Environmental Committee, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Integrative Medicine Committee, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Member, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Clean Air Council of New Jersey (Governor Appointed)
Vice President, Allergists for Israel
Dr. Bielory is actively involved in research in several areas critical to his patients’ health, including climate change and aerobiology. He is particularly interested in how advances in fields such as ophthalmology can enhance the complementary treatment of allergic airway diseases and their impacts on quality of life.
His research activities have included:
Environmental Protection Agency, Climate Change and Allergic Airway Disease
National Institutes of Health -Scientific Advances in Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Advances in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Addressing Asthma from A Public Health Perspective
National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute - Raynaud's Treatment Study
Environmental Protection Agency, Community Based In-Home Asthma Environmental Education and Management
In addition, he has been involved in more than 50 pharmaceutical studies for the advancement of care of patients with allergic, asthmatic and immunologic disorders.
With several hundred publications to his credit, Dr. Bielory is a highly regarded advocate of research aimed at boosting the wellness the general public, as well as a sought-after consultant for companies engaged in developing cutting-edge therapeutics for patients with allergic, asthmatic and immunologic disorders.
Below is a small sampling of his publications:
Lawley TJ, Bielory L, et al: A prospective clinical and immunologic analysis of patients with serum sickness. N. Engl. J. Med. 1984
Bielory L, Gascon P, eyt al: Serum sickness and haematopoietic recovery with antithymocyte globulin in bone marrow failure patients . Brit. J. Haematol. 1986
Bielory L. Noble K, Frohman L. Urticarial Vasculitis and Visual Loss. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1991
Bielory L, Systemic Mastocytosis (SM): A Diagnostic Challenge. Ann. Allergy, Asthma & Immunol. 1995
The Raynaud's Treatment Study Investigators (Bielory L – RTS Chairman). Comparison of Sustained-Release Nifedipine and temperature Biofeedback for Primary Raynaud’s Phenomenon: results from a randomized Clinical Trial with 1-Year Follow-up. Arch Int Med 2000
Bielory L. Allergic and immunologic disorders of the eye. Part I & 2: Immunology of the Eye. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2000
Bielory, L. "Complementary and alternative interventions in asthma, allergy, and immunology." Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2004
Ziska, L., K. Knowlton, et al. Bielory L. . "Recent warming by latitude associated with increased length of ragweed pollen season in central North America." Proc Natl Acad Sci USA2011
Bielory, L., D. P. Skoner, M. S. et al "Ocular and nasal allergy symptom burden in America: the Allergies, Immunotherapy, and RhinoconjunctivitiS (AIRS) surveys." Allergy Asthma Proc 2014
Zhang, Y., L. Bielory, . "Allergenic pollen season variations in the past two decades under changing climate in the United States." Glob Chang Biol 2015
Bielory, L., Delgado, L., International Concensenus: Diagnosis and management of allergic conjunctivitis. AnnAllergy Asthma Immunol, 2020
Anderegg A, ... Bielory, L. et al . Anthropogenic climate change is worsening North American pollen seasons Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2021
Damialis, A.,...Bielory, L. et al. . "Higher airborne pollen concentrations correlated with increased SARS-CoV-2 infection rates, as evidenced from 31 countries across the globe." Proc Natl Acad Sci USA2021
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
World Allergy Organization
Kean University - New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics
Rutgers University - Center for Environmental Prediction
Rutgers University - Environmental and Occupational Health Science Institute
Kean Universtiy - Center for Aerobiological Research