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Allergy, Immunology and Asthma Medical Group Now Accepting Patients in Sonora


Sonora Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome Michael Balduzzi, MD; George Bensch, MD; Gregory Bensch, MD; and Jerold Yecies, MD as they open their new office location in Sonora. Their practice, Allergy, Immunology & Asthma Medical Group, has been serving the San Joaquin valley for more than 40 years and now has seven clinic locations in the valley and foothills.

The physicians at Allergy, Immunology & Asthma Medical Group specialize in environmental, food, drug, and insect sting allergies; pediatric and adult asthma; allergic skin conditions such as hives, eczema and contact dermatitis; and anaphylaxis.

Dr. Balduzzi earned his medical degree from New York Medical College and completed his residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at University of South Florida. He joined the practice in 2015.

Dr. George Bensch has been in practice since 1973, after completing his fellowship in Immunology and Allergy at the University of Colorado. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology and is also a Certified Clinical Investigator. In addition to treating patients, Dr. Bensch also serves as Chief of the Allergy and Immunology Residency Program at San Joaquin General Hospital.

Dr. Gregory Bensch earned his medical degree and completed residency training at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed fellowship training in Allergy and Immunology in 1999 and joined Allergy, Immunology & Asthma Medical Group that same year. He is a Fellow of both the American Academy and the College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

Dr. Yecies is fellowship trained in Allergy and Immunology and started his practice in Stockton more than 40 years ago. He served in the U.S. Navy as Lieutenant Commander, Epidemiologist and Assistant Officer in Charge before completing his fellowship training at the University of Colorado.

Their new Sonora office is located at 137 S. Shepherd Street in Sonora. Please call (209) 951-5353 to schedule an appointment or visit to learn more.