Speaker – Dr Brynn Wainstein

Dr Brynn Wainstein

Paediatric Health Update Session: Food Intolerance v Allergy – Diagnosis and Management

Dr Brynn Wainstein is a consultant specialist in Paediatric Allergy and Immunology. Brynn qualified in South Africa in 1996 before migrating to Australia and completing his specialist training. He was awarded his fellowship in 2005. He is a Staff Specialist in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick and has been in private practice since 2006. He has a PhD from UNSW investigated the diagnosis of peanut allergy in children. Brynn has expertise in many paediatric allergic and immunologic conditions with a interest in food allergy. His other interests include allergic conditions such as eczema, allergic rhinitis, asthma, recurrent hives and insect sting allergy. In addition, Brynn is a specialist in the investigation and management of children with primary immunodeficiencies and recurrent infections. Brynn has published several research papers in peer reviewed journals and has authored or co-authored 2 textbook chapters. Services available include allergy skin testing and desensitisation (Immunotherapy). Food challenge procedures will also be available in conjunction with the Immunology Department at Sydney Children’s Hospital.