Below is a list of the top and leading Immunologists in Brisbane. To help you find the best Immunologists located near you in Brisbane, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Brisbane’s Best Immunologists:
The top rated Immunologists in Brisbane are:
- Dr. David Heyworth-Smith – Compass Immunology Clinic
- Dr. Carl Kennedy
- Dr. Alberto Pinzon Charry
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Compass Immunology Clinic
Dr. David Heyworth-Smith, Clinical Immunologist and Allergist, commenced private practice at The Greenslopes Private Hospital in 2005. Prior to this, David was a Staff Specialist at The Princess Alexandra Hospital and at The Royal Brisbane Hospital. In addition to his private clinical practice, David practices as an Immunopathologist at QML Pathology and is a Visiting Medical Officer at The Wesley and Mater Private Hospitals. David’s special interests include vasculitis, autoimmune disorders, hereditary angioedema, drug allergy and food allergy. In 2011, David joined with colleagues to found The Compass Immunology Clinic.
Diagnosis and management of food allergy, inhalant allergy, insect allergy and drug allergy, Performance and interpretation of skin prick testing, intradermal testing and patch testing, Food and drug allergy observed provocation testing, Management of severe allergies and anaphylaxis – patient and family education, Adrenaline autoinjector (Epipen / Anapen) prescription and patient education, Diagnosis and management of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis (hayfever) and asthma, Desensitisation (Immunotherapy) for inhalant allergies and insect venom allergies, Eczema (atopic dermatitis) management, Acute and chronic urticaria (hives) and angioedema, Hereditary angioedema, Diagnosis and management of autoimmune disorders including SLE (lupus), Vasculitis, Sjogren’s syndrome, Scleroderma, Myositis and other systemic autoinflammatory illnesses, Immunodeficiency disorders in adults and children including inherited periodic autoinflammatory syndromes
“Dr. Heyworth Smith saved my life in 2006, I am still alive now. Thanks Dr. Heyworth Smith, you are the best.” – Linda L.
Dr. Carl Kennedy
Dr. Carl Kennedy, Clinical Immunologist/Allergist, graduated in Medicine from the University of Queensland in 2001. Following graduation he spent time in regional Queensland as part of his Rural Health Scholarship. Dr. Kennedy then returned to Brisbane to complete his basic and dual advanced training in Clinical Immunology and Allergy and Immunopathology at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and Princess Alexandra Hospital. Dr. Kennedy has a broad interest in Immunological disease including connective tissue disease and Immunodeficiencies. Dr. Kennedy’s particular interest is in Allergic disease, including the investigation and management of Anaphylaxis, Allergic Rhinitis and the use of Immunotherapy for the treatment of environmental allergies.
Allergic disease, including the investigation and management of Anaphylaxis, Allergic Rhinitis and the use of Immunotherapy for the treatment of environmental allergies
Address: Suite 2D, G10 Building, Greenslopes Private Hospital, Newdegate St, Greenslopes QLD 4120
Phone: 0488 470 533
“Very professional and accommodating. Thank you so much.” – Lara C.
Dr. Alberto Pinzon Charry
Dr. Alberto Pinzon Charry specializes in the treatment and management of diseases in infants, children and adolescents that result from abnormalities of the immune system. Dr. Alberto received his medical degree from the National University of Columbia in 1999. This was followed by a PhD in Immunology at the University of Queensland, completed in 2005; and, subsequently, a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Immunology at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research and a Fellowship in Paediatric Allergy and Immunology at the Royal and Lady Cilento Children’s Hospitals, completed in 2016.
Dr. Alberto completed his Paediatric training through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in various hospitals through the Queensland health hospital network, including the Royal and Lady Cilento Children’s Hospitals, the Prince Charles Hospital, the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, as well as Ipswich and Caboolture Hospitals. During training he also worked as a paediatric locum in various hospitals in New South Wales and Tasmania.
Dr. Alberto has broad interest in immunological disease, including allergy and immunity to infection. He has an active interest in research and teaching and holds academic appointments with the University of Queensland and Griffith University. Dr. Alberto is an active member of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, the World Allergy Organisation, the Clinical Immunology Society and the Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases. His research has yielded numerous publications and his contribution has been recognized through competitive funding and accolades like the Queensland Premier’s Award for Health and Medical Research (2006), the Queensland Tall Poppy Award for Outstanding Achievements in Scientific Research (2009) and the Queensland Trainee Research Excellence Award by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Paediatrics (2012).
As a parent to two teenage children, Dr. Alberto understands the many different challenges families face, including those that have children with allergies and abnormalities of the immune system. Through his work at Paeds in a pod, he aims to help his patients and their families to manage their disease and live normal happy lives. Dr. Alberto works in partnership with other practitioners, including the Paeds in a pod nutritionist, Gastroenterologist and General Paediatricians, as well as other specialists and allied health services to provide the highest level of quality medical care for your children.
Allergic diseases (food allergies and intolerances, eczema, insect & drug allergies, anaphylaxis, allergic rhinitis and asthma), Urticaria, angioedema & hereditary angioedema, Immunodeficiency diseases (inherited and acquired)
“Very caring, friendly and approachable. Thumbs up for you!” – Willie R.
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