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Dr Suniti Bisht


Dr Suniti Bisht

Paediatrician with Special interest in Allergy


MBBS, FRACP,FRCPCH ,MRCPCH, MSc Allergy (Imperial College, London)

Languages spoken

Dr Suniti Bisht is currently a Consultant Paediatrician with Special interest in Allergy at Waikato Hospital. She completed training as a Paediatrician in London, UK and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Child Health (RCPCH) UK. She has a postgraduate degree (M.Sc. Allergy) from Imperial College, London and 10 years of extensive experience in treating children with Allergies.
She moved to New Zealand in 2017 and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians ( RACP) as well as a member of ASCIA (Australasian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology), the peak body for Allergies in Australia and New Zealand.
Being a mum of two she shares the concerns and stresses of parents striving to ensure the best care possible for their kids, and contribute to children growing up healthy and happy.

Conditions I treat

Food allergies
Food intolerance
Allergic skin disorders (rashes, hives, eczema, angioedema)
Hay fever (allergic eye and nasal problems)
Insect sting reactions

Investigations and treatments offered may include:

Skin Prick Test
Performed by dropping a small amount of the allergen on to the skin of your forearm which is then scratched into the skin. The test is not painful. The results of the test are available within 15 minutes and will be discussed with you in the appointment.
Relevant Inhalant allergens in New Zealand for Skin prick test
House dust mite (D. pteronyssinus) Grasses (Ryegrass, Timothy Grass, 5 Grass Mix), Birch, Plantain Moulds (Individually) – Alternaria, Aspergillus Dog & Cat
Food allergens commonly tested by skin prick test
Milk,Eggs, Peanut, Tree nuts, Wheat, Soy, Fish & shellfish
Blood tests ( Specific IgE tests)
If the allergen is not available for SPT then a blood test may be requested.
Prevention of Allergic Disease, Individualized Management Plan, Advice on Dietary modification eg Prescription of low allergy formula, Allergen avoidance advise and Desensitisation ( Oral Immunotherapy ) to environmental allergens