Dr. Martin Ostro

Allergy and Immunology
Brookline, MA
48 years experience

Locations

Office

Brookline, MA

Address

1101 Beacon Street, Suite 7 East, Brookline, MA
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Ostro recieved his medical degree and his internal medicine training at McGill University in Montreal He then completed his training in Allergy & Immunology at National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO. Dr. Ostro subsequently moved to Boston, MA and went on staff at Massachsetts General Hopsital and joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School where he has continued to work to the present, as well as maintaining a private practice in Allegy & Immunology in Brookline, MA. Dr. Ostro's clincal interests are nasal and sinus disease, asthma, hives and adverse reactions to foods.

Specialties
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Allergy and Immunology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

221 Answers
17 Agrees
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Though antihistamines have a warning about asthma on their label as they were thought to dry lung secretions all studies have shown this effect doesn' ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergic rhinitis: Hay fever has nothing to do with hay and there is no fever. It is allergic rhinitis. About 20% of people develop rhinitis. Rhinitis is inflammation ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: There is a condition called phantosmia where a person smells something that isn't there. Usually it is the smell of smoke but it can be anything. Some ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ostro is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ostro is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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thank you! The pollen count has been very high the little while here. You mentchen cold temptures, I do not seem to have to much trouble with that but I have a horrable it in the shower if it is to ho...Read More
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I am trying to get my pedi to refer him to a ear nose and throat doctor! He has also had busted eardrums already I really think he needs to see him!
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I do appreciate the response. Unfortunately in my body I do get used medications and it does stop working.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

McGill University Faculty of Medicine, QC
Graduated 1972MD
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