Dr Joe Unsworth

Consultant Immunologist
Bsc(Hons), PhD, MBBS, FRCP, FRCPath

Practising at

Spire Bristol Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Joe Unsworth at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I qualified from St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College London in 1987. A medical doctor, specialising in Immunology / Allergy, I also have a PhD (Autoimmunity, The Gut, and Coeliac Disease). I am a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians (London) and The Royal College of Pathologists. Awarded a Silver Merit award in 2009 (renewed 2014), and revalidated in 2013.

My general medicine training was mainly at The Royal postgraduate Medical School (Hammersmith), and senior registrar training in Immunology / allergy at Cambridge (Addenbrooke's). Appointed Consultant (Southmead Hospital Bristol) in 1994.

Clinical Interests


Allergy, food allergy, hayfever, anaphylaxis. Urticaria /angioedema. Vaccination and side effects. Drug allergy. Autoimmunity. Connective tissue disease (eg lupus), vasculitis. Recurrent infection / immunodeficiency.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

BSACI (British Society for Allergy & clinical Immunology).
BSI (British Society for Immunology).
Royal College Physicians.
Royal College Pathologists.
BTS (British Transplantation Society).

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Immunologist, Southmead Hospital, Bristol

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Private contact details

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