Professor Gideon Lack

Professor Gideon Lack

MBBCh, FRCPch

Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

37 years of experience
20 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.53

Bedside Manner

4.53

Explanation

4.47

Top feedback

“I was very comfortable and impressed “
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Subspecialty

  • Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3112500
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: ££360

    Follow-up appointment: ££280

    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    212 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1,504 reviews

    London Medical

    49 Marylebone High Street, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5HJ
    980 reviews

    About

    Professor Gideon Lack is a consultant paediatric allergist at Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation Trust and a professor of paediatric allergy at King's College London.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments:

    • Allergen desensitisation
    • Allergy Blood Tests
    • Allergy shots (immunotherapy)
    • Allergic rhinitis (hay fever)
    • Food Allergies
    • Drug Allergies
    • Insect or bee sting allergies
    • Allergies
    • Asthma
    • Eczema (atopic dermatitis)

    Professor Lack earned his medical degree from Oxford University in 1985 and then went on to specialise in paediatrics in New York. He then further focused on paediatric and adult allergy while training in Denver, Colorado.

    He spent 12 years as the lead for the Department of Paediatric Allergy and Immunology at St Mary's Hospital in London. He then joined Imperial College London and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, respectively.

    He has a passion for research and is interested in the topics of asthma, peanut and food allergies, anaphylaxis, and desensitising vaccines.

    Procedures

    • Skin Prick Test
    • Allergy Blood Tests
    • Allergen Desensitisation
    • Allergy Shots (Immunotherapy)
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Allergies
    • Food Allergies
    • Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
    • Asthma
    • Drug Allergies
    • Angioedema (Swelling)
    • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Insect or Bee Sting Allergies
    • Wheezing
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    Education

    • MBBCh
    • FRCPch
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    Reviews

    4.51 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.53
    Bedside Manner
    4.53
    Explanation
    4.47
    Allergies
    13/17
    Skin Prick Test
    7/17
    Food Allergies
    4/17
    Allergy Blood Tests
    3/17
    Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
    2/17
    Asthma
    1/17
    Drug Allergies
    1/17
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I was very comfortable and impressed
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    (4/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Even if he is the best, he seems to busy and talked over me several times when I asked or commented.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    He diagnosed Thomas’ allergies when Thomas was 2 years old and has seen him ever since. We could not have been happier with the way he has managed the treatment. From recognising when Thomas turned 9 that his previously severe sesame allergy was no longer present and making sure that we immediately started introducing it into his diet, to managing and treating a severe allergy to horses which now is completely manageable.
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    (1/5)
    I felt dismissed, left frustrated and didn’t feel any empathy from the doctor. When one comes for care especially after having suffered, they want to feel heard and understood.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Excellent care
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    Overall Experience
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Prof Lack is by far the best allergy specialist we have ever visited! He has done wonders for my son and we are very grateful!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Great experience with professor lack. Straight talker and genuine problem solver not making shortcuts. This is how specialist doctors should always be.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Simply impeccable experience
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    Overall Experience
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very informative
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    Overall Experience
    (3/5)
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    (3/5)
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    (3/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Professor Lack is very quick in the way that he sees things, speaks and gets through things. It would be helpful if he went a bit slower
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