Dr Chris Rutkowski
Consultant Allergist, MD, MRCP
Dr. Rutkowski leads the Department of Allergy at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in London. He has extensive experience in all aspects of adult allergy care. His special clinical and research interests include difficult urticaria, drug allergy, and anaphylaxis. Chris developed the largest anti-IgE (omalizumab) service for chronic spontaneous urticaria in the UK. He works alongside his dermatology colleagues in the first UK joint allergy/ dermatology Difficult Urticaria Clinic at St John’s Institute of Dermatology. He is a member of the EAACI taskforce on paediatric urticaria. He is a published author in the field of drug allergy and contributes increasingly to the education and training of MSc students, allergists/dermatologists, GPs and general physicians at a national and international level. In addition to his clinical duties he sits on the Council of the Clinical Immunology and Allergy Section of the Royal Society of Medicine and the Allergy Specialist Advisory Committee of the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board. He is the UK Specialist Training Recruitment Lead for adult allergy.