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Centres of Expertise

In the UK there is a growing number of doctors with both interest in and expertise in Kawasaki Disease.  We are working to grow this knowledge base further!

Our Societi Scientific Advisory Board includes leading clinicians who are experts in the field of Kawasaki Disease. They are:

Associate Professor Despina Eleftheriou – Paediatric Rheumatologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Institute of Child Health
Prof Paul Brogan –
 Professor of Vasculitis and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital
Prof Michael Levin –
 Professor of Paediatrics & International Child Health, Imperial College London
Dr Tom Johnson –
 Consultant Cardiologist, Bristol Heart Institute
Dr Damian Roland –
 Consultant and Honorary Associate Professor in Paediatric Emergency Medicine, University Hospitals, Leicester
Dr Owen Miller –
Consultant in Paediatric and Fetal Cardiology, Clinical Director, Congenital Heart Network, Evelina London Children’s Hospital
Dr Filip Kucera – Paediatric Cardiologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Dr Tom Johnson leads a specialist clinic for adults with a history of Kawasaki Disease (at Bristol Heart Institute) which is open to patients from across the UK.

You will need a referral from your GP to be seen in a clinic by a specialist in Kawasaki Disease. Many GP’s are happy to make this referral, on request – if you are not already being seen by a Kawasaki Disease expert, or if you are seeking a second opinion.