Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Dr Sihra is a leading specialist in allergies and respiratory medicine who treats both children and adults. He is based at the Colchester General Hospital and Ramsay Oaks Hospital, Colchester. His areas of expertise include allergy testing, asthma, wheezing, anaphylaxis, allergic urticaria and child and adult respiratory diseases.

He has been an expert in allergy and respiratory medicine since 1999 with a particular expertise in treating adults with allergies. He is also a consultant paediatrician with sub-specialty accreditation in paediatric respiratory medicine.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine from Southampton University in 1984 and then passed his Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (MRCP) exam in 1989. In 2009, he was awarded Doctor of Medicine from Southampton University.

Between 1993 to 1997, he conducted research into mechanisms of allergic asthma and the use of novel immunomodulatory drugs in severe asthma at Royal Brompton National Heart and Lung Institute. He also conducted research at the Department of Allergy & Clinical Immunology at the Imperial College, London which resulted in having several papers published.

Dr Sihra has worked at several London teaching hospitals, including the Royal Brompton, St George’s, St Thomas’, Guy’s and King’s College Hospital and is the author or co-author of several published papers.

Especialista en

Allergy testing

What is allergy testing? Allergy tests are tests that are done to find out what known substances produce an allergic reaction in a person. This...

Asthma in children

What is asthma in children? Asthma is a common pulmonary condition that ...


What is anaphylaxis? Anaphylaxis, also called anaphylactic reaction or anaph...

Allergic urticaria

What is allergic urticaria? Allergic urticaria is a skin disease that shows up as a skin rash (white or red hives) and itchiness across the bod...

Respiratory diseases

What are respiratory diseases?   Before we define respiratory diseases we must look at the r...


What is wheezing? Wheezing is a whistling sound that can occur while breathing. The sound can be heard more often when air is expelled. This ca...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Allergic dermatitis
  • Allergic reactions
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Allergic urticaria
  • Allergy
  • Allergy testing
  • Allergy to animal hair
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in children
  • Food allergies
  • Insect sting allergy
  • Latex allergy
  • Prick test
  • Rash
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Wasp sting allergy
  • Wheezing

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  • Ramsay Oaks Hospital
    120 Mile End Road, Mile End CO4 5XR - Colchester
    (+44) 02070313395
  • Colchester General Hospital
    Turner Road, Mile End CO4 5JL - Colchester
    (+44) 02070313395

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