Paediatric Allergist, Immunologist and Immunopathologist

Melbourne & sydney

SPECIALIST AREAS

Dr Sam Mehr is a Paediatric Immunologist and Allergist, and specialises in the following areas

ALLERGIES

Specialises in the care of children with food, drug and insect allergies

Eczema

Provides care for children with eczema, including those requiring systemic immunosuppression

Delayed gut allergies

Specialises in the care of children with delayed gut allergies, such as FPIES, allergic colitis, allergic enteropathy, eosinophilic esophagitis, and multiple food protein intolerance

Immunotherapy

Provides immunotherapy for children with allergic rhinitis (hay-fever), asthma, and those with bee or wasp anaphylaxis

Immunodeficiency and periodic fever syndromes

Specialises in the diagnosis and management of children with immunodeficiency and recurrent fever syndromes


About dr. sam mehr

MBBS, BMedSci, FRCPA, FRACP

Dr Mehr completed his medical degree at the University of Melbourne and trained at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne and Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney. He has been a Consultant Allergist/Immunologist for 10 years in both public and private practice. He is one of only around 20 Paediatric Immunologists/ to have completed training through the Royal College of Physicians in Australia in Allergy and Immunology.

He has private rooms in both Sydney and Melbourne and practices through both rooms.

His current appointments include Consultant Staff Specialist in Allergy and Immunology at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Honorary Medical Officer at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Immunopathologist at Dorovitch Pathology, Treasurer of the Australasian Society of Immunology and Allergy, Sub-editor of the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health and he sits of various committees (Allergy working party for Immunology QAP, Immunotherapy working party of ASCIA, Paediatric subcommittee of ASCIA, AusEE patient support group, and Centre for Food & Allergy Research).

Dr Mehr has a strong interest in research, having published peer-reviewed papers published in both local and international journals and has been involved in clinical trials involving peanut desensitisation, molecular characterization of food allergies, and FPIES.

Dr Mehr provides clinical care to infants, children and adolescents with severe eczema, food/insect/drug allergies, FPIES, eosinophilic esophagitis, hay-fever/insect anaphylaxis (including those requiring immunotherapy), immunodeficiency and periodic fever syndromes. He immensely enjoys his interaction with his patients and parents. He prides himself in providing great clinical care, and being readily contactable and available for his patients

ONLINE RESOURCES

Dr. Sam Mehr provides the following online resources ONLY for existing patients

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Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis
ASCIA action plan

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This ASCIA Action Plan is for people who experience Anaphylaxis and is for use with EpiPen® adrenaline autoinjectors.
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Allergic Reactions

Allergic reactions
ASCIA action plan

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This ASCIA Action Plan for Allergic Reactions is for people with mild to moderate allergies, who need to avoid certain allergens.
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FPIES

FPIES
ASCIA action plan

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This ASCIA Action Plan is for people with food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome who need to avoid certain allergens.
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EPIPEN

EpiPen (300 mcg) or EpiPen
Junior (150 mcg) script

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Existing patients can use this easy online tool to request an Epipen script renewal from Dr. Sam Mehr.
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OTHER SCRIPTS

Request other scripts for
existing patients

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Existing patients can use this easy online tool to request a script renewal from Dr. Sam Mehr.
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Immunotherapy injection renewal

Dust mite mix or grass ALUTEK immunotherapy injections

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This function is ONLY available to patients previously seen by Dr Sam Mehr in his private rooms.

CURRENT PRACTICES

Dr Mehr practices at both his Sydney and Melbourne private rooms. He continues to travel to Sydney to provide care for his patients and is happy to see new patients at his Sydney practice

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