Paediatric Allergy / Immunology
A paediatric allergist / immunologist is a doctor who has advanced training in providing care to children with allergies or immunodeficiencies. They can perform skin prick testing on babies and children to test for allergies.
Dr Henning Johannsen
Henning has been working in Paediatric Medicine since 2003. He has trained and worked at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide, The Princess Margaret Hospital for Children in Perth and the Charité in Berlin, Germany, a leading hospital in Europe, well known for its advances in Paediatric Medicine and Paediatric Allergy and Immunology.
As well as his work in private practice, Henning currently works as a consultant at Flinders Medical Centre.
Henning deals with all forms of allergies and can provide skin prick testing, immunotherapy, and food/drug challenges. Henning’s gentle and jovial nature makes him popular with families. He is dedicated to supporting families facing the challenges of having a child with allergies.
He is married and is a devoted father of 3 young children who he loves spending time with.
Dr Leigh Mackey
Leigh is originally from Canada but studied medicine at Flinders University. She started training in Paediatrics in 2009 and started Allergy/Immunology training in 2012. Leigh has trained at the Women's and Children's Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre.
We are privileged to have Leigh working with the Adelaide Paediatrics team alongside her work as a consultant at Flinders Medical Centre.
Leigh deals with all forms of allergy and can offer skin testing, immunotherapy and food/drug challenges. Leigh also treats immunological conditions. She has a special interest in food allergy and atopic dermatitis.
Leigh is married with two young children and a dog.