Dr Michael Perkin

Dr Michael Perkin


Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

27 years of experience
14 years as a specialist


  • Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4009553
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    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    212 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1327 reviews


    Dr Michael Perkin is a Consultant Paediatric Allergist and one of very few highly specialised paediatric allergists working exclusively in paediatric allergy. He, alongside Professor Gideon Lack, is now co-leading a large trial, the EAT Study, focused on the prevention of food allergy development in infants. He is also a Consultant Paediatric Allergist at St George’s Hospital while also dedicating his time to teaching as a Senior Lecturer in the largest paediatric allergy service in Europe, at St Thomas’ Hospital and a

    Dr Perkin undertook allergy training at Southampton and St Mary’s Hospital as well as Great Ormond Street Hospital. he held a prestigious Welcome Training Fellowship, during which he conducted research for his PhD, which focused on farming children and what protects them from allergic disease. This work found a strong protective effect associated with unpasteurised milk consumption.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Sublingual immunotherapy
    • Skin prick testing and lung function measurements
    • Food
    • Aero-allergen
    • Drug and venom allergies
    • Allergen triggered asthma
    • Eczema and hay fever


    Special interests

    • Allergies
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Food Intolerance
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    MB BS 1993 University of London

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