Dr Michael Radcliffe

Dr Michael RadcliffeTel: 020 7915 1672
Fax: 020 7915 1674
Email: michael.radcliffe@nhs.net

Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital; University College Hospital

Specialist Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Ear, nose and throat services (ENT)

Professional background

Dr Michael Radcliffe is Consultant in Adult Allergy to the UCLH Allergy Service and holds clinics at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital.  He graduated from Birmingham University Medical School and spent twenty years as a general practitioner with allergy special interest in Hampshire.  In 1982 he gained the postgraduate diploma in Allergy Medicine from the Cardiothoracic Institute, University of London and in 1995 was appointed part-time Consultant in Allergy Medicine to University College London Hospitals.  In 2001 he was appointed Consultant in Allergy Medicine to the Royal Free NHS Trust.  His clinical interests include gastrointestinal allergy, the broad spectrum of food allergy and intolerance and the investigation and effective management of anaphylaxis, urticaria and angioedema.  He undertakes clinics in general allergy where hs applies an allergy-focused approach to the management of asthma, eczema, and rhinitis. 

He is Clinical Research Fellow in Allergy at the School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Vice-Chairman of the Medical Advisory Panel of The Anaphylaxis Campaign, Vice-Chairman of the Allergy Research Foundation and an advisor to Allergy UK.

Research interests

The relationship between vitamin D deficiency, allergy and hypersensitivity.
Clinical trial of vitamin D replenishment treatment in spontaneous urticaria.


Radcliffe MJ, Lampe F and Brostoff J.  Allergen Specific Low-Dose Immunotherapy in Perennial Allergic Rhinitis; a Double-blind Placebo-controlled Crossover Study.  Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology. 1996; 6: 242-247.

Radcliffe MJ.  Chapter: Food Allergy and Intolerance in A Colour Guide to the Diagnosis and Management of Allergic Disorders, ed. William F Jackson. 1997; Mosby-Wolfe Medical Communications.

Radcliffe MJ, Lewith GT, Turner RG, Prescott P, Church MK, Holgate ST.  Enzyme potentiated desensitisation in treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis: double blind randomised controlled study. British Medical Journal. 2003 Aug 2;327(7409):251-4.

Radcliffe MJ, Scadding GK, Morrow-Brown H. Lupin flour anaphylaxis. Lancet 2005; Apr 9;365:1360.

Radcliffe MJ, Scadding GK, Pollard G, Reading D, Morrow-Brown H. Could lupin flour allergy explain some cases of idiopathic anaphylaxis?; Poster at BSACI Annual Meeting 2005.

Radcliffe MJ, Lewith GT, Prescott P, Church MK, HolgateST.
Do skin prick and conjunctival provocation tests predict symptom severity in seasonal allergic rhinosinusitis? Clinical and Experimental Allergy. 2005; 36:1488–1493.

GMC/GDC number: 1211232 

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