A/Prof Kymble Spriggs

Specialist Allergist & Immunologist

Biography

A/Prof Kymble Spriggs is a Consultant Physician, Specialist Allergist & Immunologist and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne. A/Prof Spriggs specialises in the management of allergic and other immunological diseases. He has a keen interest in hayfever and bee venom immunotherapy, as well as the diagnosis and management of food allergy.

A/Prof Kymble Spriggs graduated as a doctor from the University of Melbourne Medical School in 2000. He travelled overseas soon after and commenced specialist training in London. There he attained membership of the Royal College of Physicians, and also completed a Diploma of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. This led to working at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases and University College London Hospitals, as well as working as an international repatriation physician.

Upon returning to Australia in 2009 he completed his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians at both the Alfred & Royal Melbourne Hospitals, sub-specialising in Allergy and Clinical Immunology. A/Prof Spriggs subsequently completed his Master of Public Health (MPH) at the Harvard School of Public Health, in the United States, with focus on Clinical Trial Design, Epidemiology and research into determinants of allergic disease.

A/Prof Spriggs has an ongoing involvement in clinical education as a clinical skills coach at the University of Melbourne and is Clinical Lead for the State Centre for Insect Venom Immunotherapy at Monash Health. He has active research collaborations with the Melbourne Pollen Count and is a Principal investigator in Allergic Rhinitis/Hay Fever & Asthma research at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He was appointed Clinical Associated Professor at the University of Melbourne in 2017.

A/Prof Spriggs is available for bookings in relation to independent medical examinations, workplace injuries, transport accidents, public liability matters and total permanent disability. He is also available for complex case discussion, telemedicine assessment and file review.

Qualifications

MBBS Melb, MPH Harvard, DTMH Lond, MRCP(UK), FRACP, FRCP, FAAAAI

Accreditation

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Royal College of Physicians
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI)
Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology & Allergy (ASCIA)
Australia Association of Consultant Physicians
European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (EACCI)

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A/Prof Kymble Spriggs

Specialist Allergist & Immunologist