Allergy and Immunology

Dr Katie Frith

Dr Katie Frith is a consultant specialist in paediatric immunology and allergy. She graduated with honours from the University of New South Wales and undertook her general paediatric training in London before returning to Sydney. Katie trained in immunology and allergy at both Sydney Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. She holds a fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Katie has been instrumental in the development of national guidelines for the management of urticaria and angioedema and she is the Chair of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network Emergency Department Anaphylaxis Guideline working party. Katie has an ongoing interest in research and has published peer reviewed papers and co-authored a book chapter on paediatric urticaria. Katie is a world expert on Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis (FPIES) and is the lead author on a recently published paper on FPIES, which at this time is the largest study of FPIES performed worldwide. In addition to her private work Katie continues to work as a staff specialist in the Immunology department at Sydney Children’s Hospital and at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead.  Katie has expertise in diagnosing and managing children with food allergies, allergic rhinitis, eczema, hives and immune deficiencies.

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