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Professor Adam Fox, paediatric allergy specialist

Professor Adam 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.

www.allergylondon.com

 

Professor Fox's articles:

Most children will outgrow an egg allergy which explains why egg allergy is much more common in young children than in adults...

Apprehensive about breastfeeding and food allergies? Can breastfeeding your baby help stop allergies in their tracks? Consult...

From the weekly food shop to those all-important kids’ parties, managing your child’s food allergy can be stressful for both...

If your family has a history of allergies, it’s understandable to be concerned that you might have passed on these same aller...

Entering into the wonderful world of weaning can be daunting at the best of times, let alone when you’re also worried about y...

There are 14 major allergens which must be clearly mentioned on food labels or on information such as restaurant menus when t...