Allentown Asthma and Allergy

1605 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., Suite 605
Allentown, PA 18104
Phone:  610- 820-9000     Fax:  610-820-9078

Howard A. Israel, M.D.     Robert M. Zemble, M.D.


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Howard Israel, M.D. has been a practicing physician in the Lehigh Valley since 1990 and founded Allentown Asthma & Allergy in 1995.  Dr. Israel is a graduate of the University of South Florida College of Medicine, he finished a residency in Internal Medicine at New Britain General Hospital in Connecticut and an Allergy Fellowship at the State University of New York at Buffalo.  He is board certified in Adult and Pediatric Allergy and Immunology as well as Internal Medicine.  He is currently the Chief of the Division of Allergy at Lehigh Valley Hospital and he is a past president of the Pennsylvania Allergy and Asthma Association.  Dr. Israel is married to Susan and has three children; Michael, Chloe and Chase.

Robert Zemble, M.D. joined our practice in July 2009 and sees patients of all ages.  He is board certified in Adult and Pediatric Allergy and Immunology as well as Internal Medicine.  Dr. Zemble received his training in Allergy and Immunology through the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  He received his training in Internal Medicine at Columbia University's hospital, New York Presbyterian Hospital.  He attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and received his undergraduate degree from Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.  In his free time, Dr. Zemble enjoys hiking with his wife Susanna, son Leo, daughter Eden and labradoodle Klara and spending as much time by the ocean as possible.


The Staff of Allentown Asthma & Allergy consists of highly qualified and experienced Registered Nurses, Medical Assistants and front office personnel.  We are proud to offer superior asthma teaching by our  Certified Asthma Educator;  Hilary.  Please do not hesitate to ask any one of us your questions - we are here to help!