Dr Marie Wheeler - Paediatric Consultant

Dr Wheeler graduated from Sheffield University in 1989 and completed Specialist Paediatric Registrar training in Birmingham and the South West, beginning allergy training in Bristol and has led paediatric allergy clinics for 9 years. 

Since her Consultant appointment 8 years ago, she leads the Paediatric allergy Team at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital and Cheltenham General Hospital. She is also a member of the European Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.




Paediatric Allergy and General Paediatrics 

in Gloucestershire

Dr Marie Wheeler, Consultant Paediatrician is now able to offer private appointments for General Paediatrics and Paediatric Allergy consultations in addition to existing NHS appointments. Children will be seen at Leckhamption Surgery, Cheltenham  and the Paediatric Out-patients Department at Cheltenham General Hospital and Gloucestershire Royal Hospital with full Paediatric facilities.

Allergy

Conditions frequently seen include food allergy and intolerances, asthma and other ‘chesty’ conditions, chronic urticaria and angioedema, house dust mite allergy, hay fever, oral allergy syndrome, anaphylaxis, vaccine adverse reactions and others may be referred.

Babies with possible cows milk protein allergy or intolerance, gastro-oesophageal reflux are often referred.

General Paediatrics

A whole range of conditions including headache, chronic fatigue, migraine, abdominal pain, constipation, possible coeliac disease and many others may be consulted on.

Useful Links

http://www.anaphylaxis.org.uk

http://www.asthma.org.uk

http://www.epipen.com/page/how-to-use-epipen-auto-injector-index

www.alwaysreadthelabel.info - useful products to highlight allergic situtaions

http://www.bsaci.org           Lists NHS allergy clinics and useful allergy information

Appointments

Duration

  • The initial consultation will take up to an hour, with Dr Wheeler.  It will involve a full history and examination including peak flow where indicated and relevant investigations as recommended which will usually include skin prick testing, and possible referral for a blood test in cases of allergy consultations.

FOR SKIN PRICK TESTS IT IS IMPORTANT THAT ANTIHISTAMINES HAVE BEEN STOPPED FOR 5 DAYS. (Alternatively a blood test can be done if the antihistamine has been essential medication)

Locations

Follow up plans/after the Consultation

  • A comprehensive report will be sent to you and a copy to your family doctor (with consent).
  • An action plan will be sent and information leaflets as required.
  • A follow up to discuss results and further review can be arranged as required.

Contact

All enquiries are  welcomed

Secretary - Vanessa Short

  • Tel:          01452 337 275
  • Mobile:    07814 062 284

Dr Wheeler


Fees


Consultation fees for new and follow up appointments are available on request.

The majority of healthcare insurance providers accepted.