Treatment restrictions due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

As part of our longstanding relationship, we are proud to be dedicating our resources to the NHS at this important time. As a result many of our treatments are currently suspended and we are reviewing all planned procedures and consultations. We are making every effort to talk to impacted patients and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Dr Alexandra Croom

Dr Alexandra Croom

Consultant Allergist
MBBS, MRCP, MSc (Medical Immunology)

Practising at

Spire Nottingham Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Alexandra Croom at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I became a consultant in 2002 having been the first UK trainee to complete specialist training in Allergy. I am now a consultant at Queens Medical Centre Nottingham having previously been a consultant at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

I specialise in Allergy with particular interests in the diagnosis and management of food hypersensitivity (including food anaphylaxis, IgE and non-IgE-mediated food allergy and food intolerance), anaphylaxis, urticarial conditions, angioedema, seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis, latex allergy and mast cell activation syndromes.

In addition to my clinical work I am committed to Allergy education for the public as well as doctors and allied health professionals.

I am a member of the Scientific and Advisory Panel for the patient support group the Anaphylaxis Campaign providing specialist advice for their work in educating the public about life threatening allergies. I regularly teach and am on the faculty of the food allergy module of the Allergy MSc hosted by Imperial College, London.

I was previously the Chair of the Specialist Advisory Committee for training specialists in Allergy as well as the Chief Editor for the Allergy KBA, an exam-style assessment sat by all doctors during their Allergy specialist training.

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / London / 1987
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MRCP / London / 1994
Member of Royal College of Physicians

MSc Medical Immunology / London University, St George's Medical School / 1999
Masters degree in Medical Immunology

CSST Allergy / UK / 2002
Completion of specialist training

Professional memberships

British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
Trent Regional Immunology and Allergy Consortium

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Personal Profile

I love cooking, walking the dog and reading. I enjoy cross country skiing and cycling providing it's not too hilly. I am fighting a losing battle against the garden - but console myself that there is always next year.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0115 937 7735
Private secretary Jayne Kirk
Private secretary telephone 0115 937 7687
Private secretary email