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Dr Punit Shah

Consultant Paediatrician

I have trained in the East Midlands, London and the North East. In particular, I am experienced in Paediatric Intensive Care and Transportation and have a special interest in Paediatric Allergy. I see a wide range of allergic conditions from food allergies, to asthma and eczema. I am currently the lead for  the Children's Allergy Service at CDDFT and I am the Chair of the North Paediatric Allergy Group. 

I am the nominated Paediatrician at Durham for the medical treatment of Infantile Haemangiomas.  I am also involved in the care of young people requiring systemic therapy for eczema and psoriasis.

  • Department: Paediatrics
  • Speciality: Paediatrics
  • Based at Hospital site: University Hospital of North Durham
  • Special interests: Allergy and high-dependency care.
  • Secretary: Dianne Henderson
  • Training: University of Nottingham
  • Qualifications: BMedSci (Nottingham), BMBS (Nottingham), MRCPCH, MSc Allergy (Southampton)
  • Date added to the specialist register: June 2007

Contact Information

Tel: 0191 3333 2786

'The treatment I have received from all the staff has been excellent and could you extend my thanks to them all. A very thankful and relieved patient'.

Patient, Dermatology Outpatients Department, University Hospital of North Durham