Dr Isabel Skypala a consultant allergy dietitian with over 35 years’ experience of working in adult food allergy and food intolerance. Her NHS work takes place at the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust in London, where she leads the adult food allergy service. This service provides diagnosis and management for adults with suspected food allergy and all types of food intolerance. She also runs a unique joint allergy and gastroenterology service with a gastroenterology consultant colleague.
Dr Skypala is an honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College, teaching on all the modules of the MSc in Allergy. As an acknowledged expert on adult food allergy and intolerance, Dr Skypala also undertakes many national and international speaking engagements. She continues to undertake research and publish papers in the field of adult food allergy, and has contributed to national quality standards and international guidelines on food allergy. She is also a member of the clinical panel of the allergy patient support group, the Anaphylaxis Campaign and provides clinical advice to Allergy UK.
Dr Skypala has published books on diet and also on food allergy. She has also been quoted in many newspaper and magazine articles and appeared on local, national and international radio, and also on a number of television programmes about food allergy.