Our Experts: Professor Adam Fox
Professor Fox is one of only a handful of UK doctors with recognised higher specialist training in Paediatric Allergy. He is a consultant at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals – the UK’s largest specialist children’s allergy centre, where he is Clinical Director.
He has extensive experience in the management of food allergy, eczema, asthma, rhinitis (hayfever) and conjunctivitis as well as drug and insect sting allergy. Professor Fox runs the largest allergen desensitisation programme in the UK and is actively involved in cutting edge research in desensitisation, asthma prevention and food allergy.
He is senior author of the Milk Allergy in Primary Care guideline, which has been widely adopted across the world and Chairman of the Paediatric committee of the British Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology.
Professor Fox was awarded ‘Paediatric Allergist of the Year’ from Allergy UK in 2007. His doctoral thesis on peanut allergy received the Raymond Horton Smith prize from Cambridge University in 2012 and he was included in The Times ‘Britain’s 100 Best Children’s Doctor’s’ as well as The Tatler Doctor’s List (Top UK 250 consultants).
Professor Fox received the William Frankland Award for Outstanding contribution to Allergy by the British Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology in 2015 and a National Clinical Excellence award from the UK Department of Health in 2016.