- Primary Area of Practice
- Allergy and Immunology
- Medical School
- Graduated from New York Medical College in 1985
- Clifford W. Bassett, M.D., is the Medical Director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York and is on the faculty of the New York University School of Medicine, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Otolaryngology at the Long Island College Hospital and SUNY in Brooklyn.
Dr. Bassett is a Diplomate of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology; a Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI); and a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), and is a member of the executive committee of the New York Allergy & Asthma Society.
He has contributed to articles in Time, The New York Times, Business Week, Forbes, Cosmopolitan, Newsweek, Reader’s Digest, New York Daily News, New York Newsday, New York Post, Baby Talk, Prevention, The Journal of the American Medical Association, Health, Parents, Ladies’ Home Journal, National Geographic, Woman’s World, Self, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Family Circle, Time Out NY, Redbook, Good Housekeeping, Shape, Cat and Dog magazine and USA Today. An article authored by Dr. Bassett regarding “allergic reactions to alcohol” was referenced by Jay Leno during his monologue in January 2010.
Dr. Bassett has frequently contributed to various Internet-based medical information Web sites (weekly allergy blog on foxnews.com) and has been interviewed on local and national radio and television programs as an allergy expert. These include CNN, MSNBC, CBS’s “The Early Show,” NBC’s “The Today Show,” ABC’s “Good Morning America,” “NBC Nightly News,” FOX News Network, Telemundo and NPR.
- Board Certifications
- The American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Social Media and Site Links
- New York City, NY
- MD, FACAAI, FAAAI
- Hospital Affiliations
- Long Island College Hospital
New York Downtown Hospital
New York University Elaine A. and Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center
English (Native fluency)
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
New York Allergy and Asthma Society
Medical Society of the State of New York
Kings County Society of Medicine
New York County Medical Society
Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America
Asthma severity, psychiatric morbidity, and quality of life: correlation with inhaled corticosteroid dose.The Journal of Asthma | Sept 2003
Authors: Bonala SB, Pina D, Silverman BA, Amara S, Bassett CW, Schneider AT
Use of high-dose ICS benefited pulmonary function and "physical" QOL, yet may have negatively affected patients' mental well-being.
Superior clinical outcomes of inner city asthma patients treated in an allergy clinic.Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology | Mar 2000
Authors: Vilar ME, Reddy BM, Silverman BA, Bassett CW, Rao YA, Chiaramonte LT, Schneider AT
Patients treated in an allergy clinic demonstrate superior clinical outcomes.
Bone mineral density in women with asthma on long-term inhaled corticosteroid therapy.Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology | Dec 2000
Authors: Bonala SB, Reddy BM, Silverman BA, Bassett CW, Rao YA, Amara S, Schneider AT
The findings of increasing BMD loss with increasing ICS dose reinforce the necessity to monitor BMD periodically in women on ICS, particularly in the high risk postmenopausal group and those on medium to high doses.
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- Doctor, Internist, Allergist, Physician, Active Health Library