Consultant Paediatric Allergist
MA(Hons), MD, MSc, MB, BS, DCH, FRCPCH, FHEA, Dip Allergy
Adam read Medicine and Neuroscience at Cambridge University before completing his clinical training at University College, London. Having completed specialist training in Paediatric Allergy in 2006, he is now a consultant and joint clinical lead of Allergy at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, the UK’s largest specialist allergy service.
Adam chaired the Department of Health commissioned RCPCH National Care Pathway for Food Allergy in Childhood and was part of the National Institute of Healthcare and Clinical Excellence (NICE) clinical guideline development group for Assessment and Diagnosis of Food Allergy in Children. He continues as an Expert Advisor to NICE. He is secretary of the BSACI and a member of the Paediatric Medicine Clinical Reference Group advising the NHS Commissioning Board for the strategic planning of specialist services. He is also a trustee and Chair of the Advisory Board of Allergy UK, member of the Anaphylaxis Campaign Clinical and Scientific Panel and the Advertising Standards Authority. Adam has previously been a commissioning editor for the journal Pediatric Allergy & Immunology and an external advisor and examiner for Southampton University MSc in Allergy.
Adam’s research interests relate to numerous aspects of allergy especially food allergy and immunotherapy. He is a Reader in Paediatric Allergy at King’s College London and his doctoral thesis on Peanut Allergy was awarded the Raymond Horton-Smith prize by Cambridge University.
Adam has an interest in medical education and he is director of the King’s College London Allergy Academy. His clinical role involves the management of children with multiple allergic disease including food allergy, asthma and rhinoconjunctivitis as well as children with difficult eczema where food allergy plays a role.
Adam was recently included in ‘The Times Magazine: Britain’s Best Children’s Doctors’ (2012) and was awarded ‘Paediatric Allergist of the Year’ by Allergy UK in 2007.