Paediatrics (children's doctor)
George Du Toit is a Professor in Paediatric Allergy at King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’, Evelina Children’s Hospital and privately at a range of locations. He is also an Honorary Consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and an Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at Cape Town University. He sees patients with a wide range of allergy-related conditions including asthma and other ‘chesty’ conditions, chronic urticaria, eczema, gastroesophageal reflux and hayfever.
He is able to conduct a wide range of tests and provide advanced treatments. He remains closely involved in research and was senior co-investigator on two National Institutes for Health funded research studies aimed at the prevention of peanut allergy - ‘Learning Early about Peanut (LEAP) and LEAP-On Studies’ and is currently undertaking trials aimed at the treatment of peanut allergy, the Palisade and Artemis trials. He is an International Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and a past chair of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EACCI) paediatric section.