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Rutkowski, Chris – consultant allergist and clinical lead for adult allergy


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Secretary tel: 020 7188 7263

Areas of expertise: all aspects of adult allergy, difficult urticaria and angioedema, drug allergy, anaphylaxis

  • Biography

    Chris Rutkowski leads the department of allergy at Guy's Hospital, UK's busiest adult allergy centre. He has extensive experience in all aspects of adult allergy and offers evidence-based, holistic and patient-centred approach. 

    He is President of the Clinical Immunology and Allergy Section of the Royal Society of Medicine and a member of: British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology, European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

  • Education and training

    Chris completed his core medical training at King’s College Hospital in London and a five-year specialist allergy training at Cambridge University Hospital.

  • Specialist interests

    • Difficult urticaria
    • drug allergy
    • anaphylaxis.

    Chris leads the largest UK omalizumab service for severe chronic urticaria and works alongside his dermatology colleagues in the first UK joint llergy/dermatology difficult urticaria clinic at St Thomas' Hospital.

  • Research interests

    • Drug allergy
    • difficult urticaria.