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Dr Jose Costa

Dr Jose Maia Costa

Paediatrics

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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

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  • Paediatric immunology, infectious diseases & allergy

About me

Dr Costa is a Consultant Paediatrician, Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, with over 14 years of experience in Paediatrics and over 7 years in Paediatric Allergy.

He has been appointed to the Core Group of the British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology’s (𝐁𝐒𝐀𝐂𝐈) Standards of Care Committee.⁣

He was also appointed to become an Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Allergy at Warwick Medical School.

He is currently the Lead for Paediatric Allergy Services at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire and currently holds two Post-Graduate Certificates.

- Paediatric Allergy, from Instituto de Ciencias da Saude da Universidade Catolica, Lisbon/Portugal.

- Allergy, from Imperial College London, England.

Dr Costa runs several allergy clinics at both Coventry and Rugby, focusing on the diagnosis and management of Food Allergy, Hayfever, Allergic Rhinitis, MCAS, Spontaneous Urticaria and Angioedema, Eczema and Asthma, with the last two mostly when related to Allergic conditions.

His main focus of interest in Allergy is in Immunotherapy/Desensitization mainly to house dust mites and pollens, being it sublingual or subcutaneous.

He is the co-Author of “Increase in Multiple Nut Reactivity with Increasing Age is Not an Artefact of Incomplete Allergy Testing”, which showed that not introducing nuts that children are not allergic to, will increase their risk of developing an allergy to those nuts.

He has further interest in Paediatric Allergies related research and teaching.

Areas of interest

Age 0 to 18 years old.
Food Allergy
Animal Allergy
Hayfever
Allergic Rhinitis
Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria and Angioedema
Eczema
Asthma
Immunotherapy
Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)
Hyper IgE Syndrome

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