Associate Professor Claudia Gray

Paediatrician and Allergologist

MBChB (UCT , summa cum laude); FRCPCH (London); MSc (Clin Pharm) (Univ Surrey, with distinction); Diploma Paed Nutrition (London ), Diploma in Allergy (Southampton) , PhD (Paediatric allergy), FAAAI

Claudia Gray is a paediatrician with subspecialist accreditation in allergology. She undertook her medical degree at the University of Cape Town and specialized in paediatrics, paediatric allergy and paediatric clinical pharmacology in London. She returned from the United Kingdom to settle in Cape Town with her family 8 years ago.

Claudia has a private paediatric and allergology clinic at Vincent Pallotti Hospital in Cape Town. She is also a part time consultant at the Allergy and Asthma clinic at Red Cross Children’s Hospital, and an Associate Professor in Paediatrics at the University of Cape Town. Her research interests are in allergy pharmacology, and in food allergies in eczema patients, on which she based her PhD.

Claudia has over 70 publications in the fields of allergy and pharmacology in local as well as high-impact international journals, and presents regularly at local as well as international conferences. She is on the editorial team of the journal “Current Allergy and Clinical Immunology” and co-editor of the new 2017 ALLSA text book. Claudia is a regular examiner at the postgraduate Diploma in Allergy and Allergy Fellowship exams, and a member of the executive committee of the Allergy Society of South Africa, as well as a director of the Allergy Foundation of South Africa.