Consultant Dr Adam Fox
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. 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. He has a particular interest in gastrointestinal allergy & desensitisation.
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’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 was recently included in ‘The Times Magazine: Britain’s Best Children’s Doctors’ (2012), The Tatler Doctors List 2013 (top 250 UK specialists) and was awarded ‘Paediatric Allergist of the Year’ by Allergy UK in 2007.