Dr Pollock is a general paediatrician with over 25 years of experience as an NHS Consultant. He has a specialisation in children’s allergy and he is also able to offer specific advice and treatments for eczema, asthma, hay fever, immunology and food allergy.

Currently, Dr. Pollock holds regular allergy clinics at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust at the St. Mary’s Hospital site.

He offers private consultations at one North London location.

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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 the senior Consultant Paediatrician from 1993-2018 at Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals and was Clinical Director for Women’s and Children’s Division and Deputy Medical Director from 2002-2008.

Dr Pollock was recently appointed as a Consultant Paediatrician to the busy tertiary Paediatric Allergy service at St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS trust in London. Recent research includes a nationally funded study into the effect of water softeners and a study into the effect of silk garments on childhood eczema. He has also researched other 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