Dr Neil Shah
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Dr Neil Shah qualified in 1990 from the Royal Free Hospital. At qualification he was awarded a London university medal for Medicine and Paediatrics.
Great Ormond Street Hospital is one of the world’s leading children’s hospitals. Dr Shah has been a Paediatric Gastroenterologist at Great Ormond Street since 2001. Dr Shah has developed a passion for gastrointestinal allergy studies as he faces food allergy problems every day both at home as well as work. Dr Shah was appointed to the St. Thomas paediatric allergy service in 2009 to work with their food allergy team in cases where children have ‘mixed’ allergy. In 2008, he was a runner up for a doctor of the year award.
Dr Shah is involved in the development of regional guidelines for practical identification and treatment of GI allergies in general paediatrics. He is leading a research team and publishing on the multidisciplinary presentations of food allergies, primary care symptoms recognition of food allergies, histological and endoscopic manifestations of allergies and new diagnostic tests for allergies.