Consultant Paediatric Allergist, Evelina Children’s Hospital

Dr Adam Fox

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 spent 9 years as clinical lead of Allergy at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals, London – one of Europe’s largest specialist Allergy services, recognised as an International Centre of Excellence by both the World Allergy Organisation and GALEN (European Asthma & Allergy Network). After 3 years as Clinical Director for Specialist Ambulatory Medicine, he recently took up the post of Commercial Medical Director for Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is also a Reader in Paediatric Allergy at King’s College London.

Adam chaired the UK Department of Health National Care Pathway for Food Allergy in Childhood and was a member of the National Institute of Healthcare and Clinical Excellence (NICE) clinical guideline development group for the assessment and diagnosis of food allergy in children. He is also the senior author of the iMAP (International Milk Allergy in Primary Care) guideline, which was awarded the Allergy Hero Innovation Award by Allergy UK in 2018. He currently chairs the Paediatric Committee of the British Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology and has been elected as President from October 2018.

Adam is the founding Director of the King’s College London Allergy Academy, which was a finalist in the 2018 BMJ Awards. He is also a trustee of Allergy UK and chair of their Health Advisory Board.

Adam was awarded ‘Paediatric Allergist of the Year’ from Allergy UK in 2007. His doctoral thesis on peanut allergy received the Raymond Horton Smith prize from Cambridge University in 2012 and he was included in The Times ‘Britain’s 100 Best Children’s Doctor’s’ (2012).  Adam received the William Frankland Award for Outstanding contribution to Allergy from the British Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology in 2015 and a National Clinical Excellence award from the UK Department of Health in 2016. 

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