Professional background

Dr Giuseppina Rotiroti is consultant in allergy medicine at the Royal National ENT & Eastman Dental Hospitals and clinical lead for paediatric allergy and medical rhinology. 

She graduated with distinction from La Sapienza Medical School, University of Rome. She is one of the few specialists in the UK to have a CCT in allergy with training obtained at the Royal Brompton, St Thomas’s, St Mary’s and Royal Free Hospital London, with particular focus on paediatric allergy and rhinology.

An MSc in clinical immunology was undertaken at King’s College London. She lectures at both a national and international level, and is an active contributor to international consensus guidelines. Current research is related to evaluation of physiological markers in paediatric rhinology and efficacy of sublingual immunotherapy in allergic asthma.

Research interests

Allergen specific immunotherapy, rhinology.


Greiner AN, Hellings PW, Rotiroti G, Scadding GK
Allergic rhinitis.
Lancet 2011 Dec 17; 378:2011-22

Franco A, Parrella R, Murru F, Ames PR, Martucci F, Rotiroti G, Manfroni PV, Cioffi D, Tommasino C, Esposito V.
Lack of Association between IgA Deficiency and Respiratory Atopy in Young Male Adults.
In Vivo. 2011 Sep-Oct;25(5):829-32.

Rotiroti G, Scadding GK
Commentary on “Cochrane Metha-analysis of Subcutaneous Immunotherapy for Allergic Rhinitis”
Evid- Based Child Health 5: (2010)1382-1384

Liccardi G, Senna G, Rotiroti G, D'Amato G, Passalacqua G.
Intimate behaviour and allergy: a narrative review.
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2007 Nov; 99(5):394-400.

Rotiroti G, Skypala I, Senna G, Passalacqua G.
Anaphylaxis due to lupine flour in a coeliac patient.
Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 2007;17(3):204-5.

Magrini L, Rotiroti G, Conti F, Viganego F, Alessandri C, Picardo V, Valesini G.
Orbital myositis in a patient with primary biliary cirrhosis: successful treatment with methotrexate and corticosteroids.
Isr Med Assoc J. 2003 Nov;5(11):825-6. 

Rotiroti G, Godfrey T, Mendonca LLF, Khamastha M, Hughes GRV:Antendothelial cell antibodies in Wegener’s Granulomatosis WG.
Arthritis and Rheumatism 42, 9 supplement S317, 1999

Bonini S, Magrini L, Rotiroti G, Lambiase A, Tomassini M, Rumi C, Bonini S.
The eosinophil and the eye
Allergy. 1997;52(34 Suppl):44-7.

Bonini S, Bonini S, Lambiase A, Magrini L, Rumi C, Del Prete G, Schiavone M, Rotiroti G, Onorati P, Rutella S.
Vernal keratoconjunctivitis: a model of 5q cytokine gene cluster disease
Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 1995 May-Jun; 107(1-3):95-8.

Bonini S, Magrini L, Rotiroti G, Ronchetti M, Onorati P.
Genetic and environmental factors in the changing incidence of allergy
Allergy. 1994;49(18 Suppl):6-14.