Professor Richard Powell
Consultant in Clinical Immunology and Allergy
MB BS, DM, FRCPath, FRCP
I have more than 30 years' experience in treating immunological conditions including allergy. I remain actively involved in teaching and research. I am the lead author on the recent BSACI Urticaria and Angioedema Guideline.
I have expertise in all aspects of allergic conditions specifically food reactions (allergy and intolerance), Urticaria, Anaphylaxis, Allergic Rhinitis, Desensitisation, drug allergy including anaesthetic reactions.
I am a member of British Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy Standards of Care Committee.
Spire Harpenden Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MB BS / University of London / 1971
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MRCP (UK) / London / 1974
Member Royal College of Physicians - Postgraduate diploma for higher medical training.
FRCP (UK) / London / 1992
Fellow Royal College of Physicians (elected)
DM / Nottingham / 1995
Doctorate of Medicine Nottingham University - Award for postgraduate research
FRCPath (Immunology) / London / 2000
Elected fellow of Royal College of Pathologists based on substantive published research work
I am a member of the Standards of Care Committee at the British Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy. Hence am involved in maintaining standards of care across the UK through the production of guidelines for the management of individuals with allergic conditions.
I enjoy cooking and I have acquired an interest in vegetarian food as I have gained a vegetarian son in law! I enjoy gardening and like having stripes on my lawn! I enjoy cycling and walking. I also have four grandchildren.
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