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Allergy (Adults)
Recommended by 1 specialist
17 years of experience

Dr. Rutkowski is a Consultant Allergist and Head of the Department of Allergy, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in London, a European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and World Allergy Organisation Centre of Excellence. He trained in allergy in Cambridge.

Dr. Rutkowski has extensive experience in all aspects of allergy care. He sees patients with anaphylaxis; food allergy; urticaria (hives) and angioedema (swelling); drug, vaccine and latex allergy; gastrointestinal allergy; venom (bee, wasp, hornet) allergy; allergic asthma; hay fever, allergic and nonallergic rhinitis/sinusitis/ conjunctivitis and offers desensitisation (immunotherapy) and omalizumab (Xolair®) treatment.

​Dr. Rutkowski leads the largest anti-IgE (omalizumab) service for chronic spontaneous urticaria in the UK. He works alongside his dermatology colleagues in the first UK joint allergy/dermatology Difficult Urticaria Clinic at St John's Institute of Dermatology. He is a member of the EAACI Task Force on paediatric urticaria.

Dr. Rutkowski is a published author in the field of drug allergy and contributes increasingly to the education and training of MSc students, allergists, dermatologists, GPs and general physicians at a national and international level.

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Allergy (Adults)
Recommended by 1 specialist
20 years of experience

Professor Stephen Till is a consultant in Adult Allergy practising at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital and the London Bridge Hospital. He is also a Senior Lecturer and Consultant at King’s College London.

 

Professor Till is a known expert in allergic rhinitis, food allergies and immunotherapy/desensitisation for allergic disease. Professor Till qualified as a doctor at University College London. He held a scholarship at the University of Oxford and completed a PhD in Allergy from Imperial College. He underwent five years of specialist training in Allergy at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust. At present, he is one of the relatively few consultants listed on the GMC specialist register as an Allergist.

 

Professor Till combines his medical practice with an interest in research, teaching and the supervision of PhD students. He conducts academic research in the fields of food allergy, immunotherapy and immunology and is author on a range of peer-reviewed publications over a 20 year period. His research had been funded by the National Institute of Health research and the Medical Research Council. In 2009 prof Till was given the World Allergy Organisation Henning Lowenstein Award for his academic research into Allergy.

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Allergy (Adults)
30 years of experience

Dr Runa Ali is a Consultant Allergist and Respiratory Physician. She works at Barts Medical School, where she takes part in allergy and asthma research. Dr Ali is a member of The British Thoracic Society and The Joint Committee for Immunology & Allergy at The Royal College of Physicians.

She sits on the Allergy UK Health Advisory Board and is an Allergy Clinical Lead for the National Casemix Office (Department of Health) and a member of the NICE Evidence Resources Reference Panel. She also has experience as Executive Council member of the British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology and Communications Lead and Editor of Allergy Update. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Allergen desensitisation (allergen immunotherapy)
  • Skin prick test
  • Provocation challenge
  • Training on how to use Adrenaline auto-injector pens
  • Allergy blood tests (Specific IgE, ISAC)
  • Breathing tests (spirometry, peak flow)
  • Food elimination testing
  • Patch testing
  • Asthma
  • Food allergies
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Dr Olympia Tsilochristou is a Consultant Allergist at the UK's largest Department of Allergy at Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation Trust in London. She has more than ten years of expertise in the field of allergy.

Dr Tsilochristou graduated from medical school in 2005 and completed advanced specialty training in allergy in 2014. She earned her PhD in allergic rhinitis, with an emphasis on local allergic rhinitis, a kind of allergic rhinitis that may go undiagnosed due to negative skin prick and blood testing for respiratory allergens. She then worked for a year as a researcher in molecular allergology at Charite University in Berlin, Germany, before joining the research teams led by Professors Lack, du Toit, and Till at King's College London. During this time, she examined the links between food allergy and eczema and undertook clinical trials on peanut oral immunotherapy and a preclinical trial looking into vaccines against peanut, egg, and milk allergy. Her work was subsequently published in prestigious peer-reviewed allergy publications.

Dr Tsilochristou has experience in allergic rhinitis, local allergic rhinitis, and allergen immunotherapy for allergic rhinitis, and has co-authored the European Guidelines on Allergen Immunotherapy for Allergic Rhinitis. She is also one of two clinicians at Guy's Hospital who run the Food Allergy Clinic where she reviews teenagers (16+) and adults with food allergies, including those who suffer from eczema, with the goal of identifying potential food triggers for their eczema.

She also reviews a large number of patients with urticaria and hypersensitivity reactions to medicines and wasp and bee stings.

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Allergy (Adults)
11 years of experience

Dr Watts is a Consultant Physician in Adult Allergy. His substantive consultant post is based at Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, where he leads the drug allergy service. 

Dr Watts qualified from Barts and The London Medical School and later completed dedicated higher specialty training in Adult Allergy within Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, the largest training centre in the UK for adult allergists. He is entered on the GMC Specialist Register for Allergy and is one of only a small number of Consultant Physicians in the UK with this qualification and specialist accreditation. 

Dr Watts has extensive experience in all aspects of allergic disease, with specialist clinical and research interests in drug allergy and cutaneous allergy (patch testing), having published and presented extensively in these fields at an international level. 

He additionally developed and leads a drug patch testing service within Homerton University Hospital, which functions as a regional referral centre within London for complex delayed-type drug eruptions. 

Dr Watts is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London, where he leads the Allergic Skin Disease Module, part of the internationally renowned MSc Allergy course. 

He frequently teaches and supervises both undergraduate students and postgraduate trainees and sits on the Specialty Training Committee for Allergy & Immunology (London Deanery). He is named clinical supervisor and training lead for Immunology Specialty Registrars on rotation at Homerton University Hospital.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Patch testing.

Skin prick testing.

Specific IgE blood tests.

  • Food Allergy, Allergic Rhinitis and Anaphylaxis
  • Cutaneous Allergy, Contact Dermatitis, Chronic Urticaria & Angioedema, Atopic Eczema and Latex Allergy
  • Drug Allergy and Venom Allergy
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Allergy (Adults)
25 years of experience

I was the first National Trainee in Allergy in the UK and completed my specialist training in allergy at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust in 2006. Along the way, I was awarded a Clinical Research Fellowship by the Medical Research Council to read for a PhD.

I started work as Clinical Lead in Adult Allergy at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (St Mary's) in May 2010.  St Mary’s is the oldest allergy clinic in the UK and is famous worldwide as the home of allergen immunotherapy.

My clinical interests are: hay fever and allergic rhinitis (you don't need to suffer!), urticaria, anaphylaxis and drug allergy (so if you want to know if you are allergic to Penicillin or not then I am the doctor for you).

I believe in trying to make medicine accessible to the public. A lack of information helps no one. I have seen patients who have suffered unecessarily for years or who have thought they are allergic to something, only to find that they are not. I want my patients and their families to feel empowered about what to do and when to seek help.

I tweet regularly about allergy and I have taken part in TalkHealth chats to provide allergy support. I lecture nationally and internationally. I have been quoted in the press on numerous occasions and appeared on national television many times.

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Immunology
21 years of experience
Allergy (Adults)

Dr Sorena Kiani studied medicine at University College London where he was one of a small group of medical students who were awarded a scholarship to combine their medical degree with PhD research. He received his PhD in Immunology and has published several scientific and clinical research papers in allergy and immunology. He won the Best prize in the drug allergy category at the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) conference 2010, for developing an innovative method of desensitisation against a serum protein that can cause anaphylaxis. He specialised in Allergy & Clinical immunology at King’s college, London.

Dr Sorena Kiani is the principal investigator, chief investigator and co-investigator in a number of international studies on novel treatments for immunodeficiency diseases including angioedema (swellings) and antibody deficiency.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Allergy & Clinical Immunology;
  • Anaphylaxis,
  • Urticaria, Food allergy,
  • Animal allergy,
  • Rhinitis,
  • Sinusitis,
  • Allergic Asthma,
  • Recurrent infections,
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Autoimmunity
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Allergy (Adults)
24 years of experience

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
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Allergy (Adults)
50 years of experience