Dr Pollock is a general paediatrician with over 23 years of experience as an NHS Consultant. He is very experienced in treating many aspects of children’s health from birth to 17 years of age.

He holds clinics in several North London locations.

With a specialisation in children’s allergies, he is also able to offer specific advice and treatments for eczema, asthma, hay fever, immunology and food allergy.

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Dr Pollock qualified in Medicine from the Royal London Hospital in 1976. His initial medical training included working in obstetrics and gynaecology and a period working as a GP in Canada. Subsequently he trained in paediatrics mainly in London, but also included a period as a senior resident in Boston Childrens Hospital, USA. He undertook research at the Brompton Hospital London and Guy’s Hospital with Professor John Warner into food and food additive intolerance and house dustmite allergy. Dr Pollock gained accreditation in general paediatrics.

He was appointed to his present position of Consultant Paediatrician and Chair of Department in 1993 and 2002-2008 as Clinical Director for Women’s and Children’s Division and Deputy Medical Director at Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals Trust.

Dr Pollock runs a busy paediatric allergy service with a paediatric allergy nurse and paediatric dietician in North London. He also undertakes paediatric allergy clinics with Professor Adnan Custovic at St. Mary’s Hospital, London. Recent research topics include a nationally funded study into the effect of water softeners on childhood eczema and also novel topical treatments for atopic dermatitis with publications and reviews on these topics.

Dr Ian Pollock
Consultant Paediatrician and Allergist

Membership Societies

Fellow of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Member of the British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Member of the British Medical Association

Member of the British Paediatric Respiratory Society


General Medical Council registration number 2305941

Professional Indemnity

Medical Protection Society