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Allergy team

Our team of consultant allergists, specialist doctors, registrars and nurses and allergy dietitians provide a holistic approach to diagnosis and management.


  • Professor Gideon Lack – professor of children's allergy and head of service
  • Prof Adam Fox – consultant and honorary reader in children's allergy
  • Prof George Du Toit – consultant and honorary reader in children's allergy
  • Dr Susan Chan – clinical research consultant in children's allergy
  • Dr Helen Brough – consultant and honorary senior lecturer in children's allergy and clinical lead
  • Dr Alexandra Santos – senior clinical lecturer and honorary consultant in children's allergy
  • Dr Kate Swan – consultant in children's allergy
  • Dr Tom Marrs – locum consultant in children's allergy
  • Dr Lauri-Ann Van Der Poel – locum consultant in children's allergy
  • Dr Sophie Flammarion – locum consultant in children's allergy

Specialist doctors and registrars

  • Dr Suzana Radulovic – specialist doctor in children's allergy
  • Dr Lizanne Noronha – children's specialist registrar and education fellow
  • Dr Constantinos Kotsapas – children's specialist registrar

Nursing staff

  • Vanessa Everett - matron
  • Roisin Fitzsimons – consultant nurse
  • Katherine Knight – clinical nurse specialist
  • Gemma Schnitzer – clinical nurse specialist
  • Hannah Stupple – clinical nurse specialist
  • Rebecca Batt – advanced nurse practitioner
  • Katie Butterworth – deputy sister
  • Prabalini Thaventhiran – deputy clinical nurse specialist
  • Claire Robb – staff nurse
  • Daisy Stevens – staff nurse
  • Launa Benjamin – staff nurse
  • Elicia Bellio – staff nurse
  • Naminata Soumahoro – nursing assistant

Administrative staff

  • Janis Barnes – receptionist
  • Jane Nelson – medical secretary
  • Mavis Laurent-Lewis

Specialist dietitians and psychologist

  • Rachel De Boer – specialist allergy dietician
  • Hasita Prinja – specialist allergy dietician
  • Ruth Chalmers – specialist allergy dietician
  • Kiran Tiwana – specialist allergy dietician
  • Cathy Hunt – specialist allergy dietitian
  • Polly James – clinical psychologist


  • Tom Alexander – service manager
  • Belinda Buckthorpe – assistant service manager
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