Professor George Du Toit

Professor George Du Toit


Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

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29 years of experience
19 years as a specialist

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“Professor Du Toit was very kind and nice at our appointment. He explained everything very well. Thank you “
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  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Gastroenterology
  • Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4088709
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £280

    Follow-up appointment: £220

    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    212 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1,466 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    08:30 - 16:00
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    08:30 - 13:30
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    Professor George Du Toit is a consultant paediatrician with over two decades of experience in the treatment and management of allergies in children, including asthma, eczema, reflux, and hayfever. He sees private patients at The Portland Hospital for Women and Children and St Thomas Hospital (Westminster Bridge Consulting Rooms).

    Professor Du Toit gained his primary medical degree at the University of the Witwatersrand, after which he undertook basic and specialist registrar training. Upon completion of his training, Professor Du Toit was appointed Consultant in 2003. Since his appointment, he has also become an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at Cape Town University and also an Honorary Consultant at St Ormond Street Hospital.

    Professor Du Toit is also well known for his research, being the senior co-investigator on National Institutes for Health-funded research studies, including the ‘Learning about allergies to Peanut’ studies, aimed at understanding how to prevent peanut allergies and treating peanut allergies. He has also led studies to prevent common food allergies in breastfed infants (EAT-ON) and optimise sesame, milk, egg, and cashew allergies (BAT-2). Professor Du Toit is also a member of the Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society and has previously chaired the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology pediatric section.


    • Skin Prick Test
    • Allergy Blood Tests
    • Food Provocation (Challenge) Test
    • Paediatric Blood Tests
    • Vaccination Advice
    • Allergy Shots (Immunotherapy)
    • Lung Function / Spirometry
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    Special interests

    • Allergies
    • Food Allergies
    • Cow's Milk Protein Allergy
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Food Intolerance
    • Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
    • Wheezing
    • Angioedema (Swelling)
    • Asthma
    • Drug Allergies
    • Insect or Bee Sting Allergies
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Urticaria (Hives)
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    MBBCh University of Witwatersrand 1993

    FCP College of Medicine SA 1999

    DCH College of Medicine SA 1996

    MMeD University of Cape Town 2000

    Dip.Allergy College of Medicine SA 2002

    FRCPCH Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2003



    Chair of EAACI Paediatric Section

    Consultant in Paediatric Allergy at the Evelina Children’s Hospital

    Reader in Paediatric Allergy, Kings College London

    Co-investigator on Learning Early about Allergies to Peanut studies

    Palisade and Artemis (Peanut Desensitisation Trials) principal investigator

    Executive member of Allergy Academy, King’s College London

    Honorary Consultant, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

    Honorary senior lecturer, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Cape Town University

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