The Pediatric Allergy Centre is a Centre of expertise for the treatment of children with (or suspected) allergic diseases. Our Centre offers pediatric patients diagnostic and therapeutic expertise and support in the field of allergic diseases.
Our Centre offers pediatric patients and their parent(s) and/or guardian(s) diagnostic and therapeutic expertise and support in the field of allergic diseases Our multidisciplinary team includes specialized physicians, a dietitian, (specialized) nurses and assistants.
At first you and your child will come to the outpatient clinic for a first appointment with one of the specialized allergy nurses from our team. Additionally, based on the diagnosis and/or the symptoms, further evaluation may be needed. This can be performed by a pediatrician, dietitian, dermatologist and/or further examination or treatment at the Day Clinic.
Our team of health care professionals
The core of our team of health care professionals consists of the following people:
Department Pediatric Medicine location VUmc Louwesweg
Mw. A. van der Plas – Specialized Nurse in training Pediatric allergy
Mw. J. Melissen – Pediatric nurse area of expertise allergy
Dr. O. Weijer – Pediatrician area of expertise allergy
Drs. R.D. Padberg – Pediatrician area of expertise allergy
Emma Childrens Hospital AMC:
Dr. I. Terreehorst – Internist Allergologist
Dr. M.A.J. van Rossum – Pediatric-rheumatologist / immunologist
Area of expertise: allergy