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Fox, Adam

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Consultant children's allergist and clinical lead

Adam Fox - consultant children's allergist and clinical lead

Area of expertise: children's allergy


Dr Adam Fox is a consultant and joint clinical lead of allergy at Evelina London.

Adam chaired the Royal College of Paediatrics National Care Pathway for Food Allergy and was part of the NICE clinical guideline development group for Assessment and Diagnosis of Food Allergy in Children.

He continues to be expert advisor to NICE, 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.

Adam is also a trustee and Chair of the Advisory Board of Allergy UK, and member of the Anaphylaxis Campaign Clinical and Scientific Panel.

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Education and training

Adam studied medicine and neuroscience at Cambridge University before completing his clinical training at University College London. He completed specialist training in paediatric allergy in 2006.

Specialist interests

Adam’s clinical role involves the management of children with multiple allergic disease, including:
  • food allergy
  • asthma
  • rhinoconjunctivitis
  • eczema (where food allergy plays a role)
  • gastrointestinal allergy
  • immunotherapy.

Adam runs the joint allergy and gastroenterology with the children's gastroenterology teams at Gt Ormond Street Hospital and King’s College Hospital as well as the immunotherapy service.

Adam also has an interest in medical education and is director of the King’s College London Allergy Academy.

Research interests

Adam’s research interests relate to numerous aspects of allergy, in particular 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.


  • 2013: Raymond Horton-Smith Prize – awarded by University of Cambridge for best thesis submitted for degree of Doctor of Medicine 2011/12
  • 2012: Listed in The Times Britain’s 100 Top Children’s Doctors
  • 2007: Awarded Paediatric Allergist of the Year by Allergy UK.


Download a list of Dr Adam Fox's publications (PDF 56Kb).



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