Dr Alexandra Croom

Dr Alexandra Croom

Consultant Allergist
MBBS, MRCP, MSc (Medical Immunology)

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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 specialise in Allergy with particular interests in the diagnosis and management of food hypersensitivity (including food anaphylaxis, IgE and non-IgE-mediated food allergy, food intolerance and eosinophilic oesphagitis), 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 both of the public, doctors and allied health professionals. I am a member of the Scientific and Advisory Panel for the patient support group the Anaphylaxis Campaign providing them with specialist input in their work and educating the public about life threatening allergies.

I am the Chief Editor for the Allergy KBA an exam-style assessment sat by all doctors during their Allergy specialist training. I am also on the faculty of the food allergy module of the Allergy MSc hosted by Imperial College London.

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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 For appointments at Spire Leicester Hospital please call 0116 265 3014 or for Spire Nottingham call 0115 937 7801
Private secretary Spire Medical Secretaries Office
Private secretary telephone 0116 265 3014
Private secretary fax 0116 272 9009
Private secretary email