Backman, Kenneth S.
DOCTORS KENNETH BACKMAN AND KATHERINE BLOOM are board certified in adult and pediatric allergy-immunology and trained at top academic hospitals. In the comfortable, state-of-the-art offices of Allergy & Asthma Care of Fairfield County, they offer compassionate, personalized care, and an advanced, academic-quality approach to the full range of allergic disorders, including asthma, nasal allergies and food allergies. Both doctors are on staff at Bridgeport Hospital and St. Vincent’s Medical Center.
Kenneth Backman is the founder of the practice. He graduated cum laude with distinction from Yale University, and earned his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College before completing his internship and residency at the University of Chicago hospitals. He completed a fellowship in allergy immunology at Northwestern Memorial and Children’s Memorial hospitals in Chicago and is chief of the section of allergy at Bridgeport Hospital.
Katherine Bloom joined the practice in 2009. She received her undergraduate degree with distinction from Boston University, where she graduated summa cum laude and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, where she was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha, and completed her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center. She completed her allergy-immunology fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.