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Consultant Paediatric Allergist
BSc (Hons) MB BS DCH MSc MRCP FRCPCH PCHE FHEA PhD
Food, aero-allergen, drug & venom allergies, allergen triggered asthma, eczema & hay fever, sublingual immunotherapy, skin prick testing and lung function measurements
St Georges NHS Hospital
The Portland Hospital Outpatient Department 215 Great Portland Street London W1W 5QN
020 7390 8020 Appointments / 020 7042 1835 Secretary
020 7042 1836
Dr Michael Perkin is one of a small number of highly specialised paediatric allergists working exclusively in the area of paediatric allergy. He is a Senior Lecturer in the largest paediatric allergy service in Europe, at St Thomas’ Hospital and a Consultant Paediatric Allergist at St George’s Hospital.
Dr Perkin undertook allergy training at Southampton and St Mary’s Hospital as well as Great Ormond Street Hospital. He held a prestigious Welcome Training Fellowship during which he undertook the research for his PhD looking at farming children and what protects them from allergic disease. This work found a strong protective effect associated with unpasteurised milk consumption.
Along with Professor Gideon Lack, he is now co-leading a large trial to try and prevent infants developing food allergies in the first place – the EAT Study.
He is a recognised specialist for all the major Private Medical Insurance companies. We recommend that you contact your Insurer in advance of your appointment to arrange pre-authorisation.
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