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Helen Cox

Helen Cox
Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, London


Dr Helen Cox is a consultant paediatric allergist in Harley Street, and is one of the few recognised UK specialists in paediatric allergy. She has extensive experience in assessing and treating children with a wide range of allergic diseases including food allergy, eczema, asthma, rhinitis / hayfever, drug and insect sting allergy. She also assesses children with recurrent infection where immune deficiency is suspected.

Specialist in Paediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology in London, Harley Street

Dr Helen Cox read medicine at Cape Town University, followed by specialist training in paediatrics, immunology and allergy at Guys, Great Ormond Street and the John Radcliffe Hospital. She was awarded her medical doctorate for research into eczema genetics from the University of London.

She is clinical lead consultant in Paediatric Allergy at Imperial College NHS Trust, and clinical course leader for the MSC in Clinical Allergy.

She is an author of the NICE guideline for eczema and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health national care pathway for children with allergic disease. She is a commissioning editor for the journal Paediatric Allergy and Immunology.

Paediatric service offered in London, Harley Street

Dr Helen Cox adopts a holistic system approach when assessing each patient, and offers the following services:

  • Comprehensive allergy assessment
  • Immunology assessment
  • Allergy tests and nutritional screen
  • Lung function testing
  • Food and drug challenge testing
  • Injectable and sublingual immunotherapy

    Clinical interests

  • Dr Helen Cox has extensive experience in the management of children with:

    • Food allergy
    • Eczema
    • Asthma
    • Rhinitis
    • Drug and insect sting allergy
    • Chronic Urticaria
    • Suspected Immunodeficiency

    Research interests

    • Genetics of eczema
    • Food allergy
    • Eczema grass pollen immunotherapy
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Prior referral from your GP is not required

  • Allergy medicine
  • Immunology

If prior referral is needed before a consultation, then you will first need to ask your General Practitioner to refer you to the consultant. If no prior referral is required, then you can go straight to the consultant without the need to see your GP.

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