Dr. P. C. Kathuria
M.D. (Chest) D.N.B. (Resp Med.),
D.TCD. FCAI. FCCP. (USA)
Dr. P.C. Kathuria. Sr. Consultant, Department of Allergy & Asthma, BLK Super Specialty Hospital & National Allergy Centre, New Delhi, started his career in Clinical practice of Allergy & Asthma in 1980.
He is a senior faculty member of Indian College of Allergy & Immunology and had been Elected onto a position in governing body as Treasurer and on Editorial board of Journal of Allergy - Asthma and applied Immunology.
He conducts training course in Allergy testing and Immunotherapy at National Allergy Center & invited speaker in national & international conferences and CME programs.
He has published more than 30 articles on Allergic diseases in National and International Journal, & is the author of a book on Allergy & Asthma published in 1992 & revised in 2006.
He had been principal Investigator in Clinical trials of Allergic disorders and at present is Concentrating on Cluster Subcutaneous (SCIT) Immunotherapy with Anti-IgE (Omalizumab) in:-
- Complicated steroid-dependent allergic Bronchial-Asthma / (A.C.O.S) Asthma-COPD overlap syndrome.
- Fungus sensitization Vs. A.B.P.A with Allergic chronic rhino-sinusitis with Br. Asthma.
- Chronic Atopic dermatitis with Allergic Br. Asthma.
- Food allergy with Allergic Br. Asthma & also working on combined sublingual(SLIT) immunotherapy with Anti- IgE (OMALIZUMAB) in Anaphylaxis/angioedema due to nuts, milk & eggs allergy.
He has keen interest in HAE (Hereditary Angiodema) survey to detect the magnitude of Problems in India.
He also has innovative technique of allergy testing (PCK Technique) to diagnose-Food, Drugs and Respiratory Allergy in infants, children by S.A.P.T method (Skin Application Pressure Test) and Prick-Prick test in fresh Foods & Vegetables allergy