Dr Tsilochristou has over 10 years of experience in Allergy and is a Consultant Adult Allergist at the UK’s largest Department of Allergy at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Foundation Trust in London. She is one of the relatively few Consultants accross the country listed on the GMC specialist register as an Allergist.
Dr Tsilochristou qualified in medicine in 2005 in Greece and completed higher specialist training in Allergy in 2014 (Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece). She undertook her PhD on allergic rhinitis (University of Athens, Athens, Greece). After completion of specialist training in Allergy, she spent 1 year working as a researcher in molecular Allergy at Charite University in Berlin, Germany and subsequently joined the research teams led by Professors Lack, du Toit and Till at King’s College London where she investigated links between food allergy and eczema and participated in clinical trials on peanut oral immunotherapy and a preclinical trial looking into vaccines against peanut, egg and milk allergy.
Dr Tsilochristou has co-authored the European Guidelines on Allergen Immunotherapy for Allergic Rhinitis amongst other and has expertise in allergic rhinitis, local allergic rhinitis and allergen immunotherapy for allergic rhinitis. In addition, she has expertise in food allergy being one of the two Consultants who undertake the Food Allergy Clinic at Guy’s Hospital where she reviews teenagers (16 years old and above) and adults with food allergies including those who suffer with eczema with a view of identifying potential food triggers for their eczema. She also reviews patients with urticaria (hives), angioedema (swelling) and hypersensitivity reactions to drugs and bee/wasp stings.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
Skin Prick Test to allergens
Immunotherapy/Desensitisation for allergic disease
Challenge (provocation) tests
Allergic Rhinitis (hay fever),
Immunotherapy/Desensitisation for allergic disease,
Urticaria (hives), Angioedema (swelling),
Allergy to bee/wasp venom,