• SERVICES

    IMMUNOLOGY

    • Autoimmune disorders including lupus, vasculitis and scleroderma
    • Autoantibodies, including ANA, ANCA, ENA & dsDNA
    • Urticaria and angioedema (acute or chronic)

    IMMUNODEFICIENCY

    • PhD in B-cell immunodeficiency disorders at the Garvan Institute for Medical Research
    • Investigation and management of recurrent infections and immunodeficiency, including Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID).

    ALLERGY

    • Allergies, including allergic rhinitis, food allergy and atopic dermatitis
    • Skin prick testing for the diagnosis of IgE-mediated allergic disease (same day as appointment if off antihistamines)
    • Immunotherapy (desensitisation) - subcutaneous and sublingual
  • Norwest Rooms - Allergy testing

  • ABOUT

    Dr Lucinda Berglund

    Staff Specialist Westmead and Concord Hospitals

    Clinical Senior Lecturer University of Sydney

     

     

    Dr Lucinda Berglund is a clinical immunologist and allergist for adults and teenagers aged 10 or older. She is available to see patients weekly in the Concord Specialist Centre or at the new Hospital for Specialist Surgery (HSS) in Norwest Business Park.

     

    Dr Berglund is a Staff Specialist in Clinical Immunology, Allergy and Immunopathology at Westmead and Concord Hospitals. A graduate of the University of New South Wales, she completed physician training at Concord Hospital, and specialist Immunology, Allergy and Immunopathology training at Westmead Hospital, before completing a PhD in B-cell immunodeficiency disorders at the Garvan Institute for Medical Research. She is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney and is active in teaching and research, with a number of publications on Common Variable Immunodeficiency and B-cell biology. She is also an active member of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA).

     

    Dr Berglund's practice encompasses all areas of immunology and allergy. She has a particular interest in the assessment and management of  recurrent infections and low antibody levels. She is also interested in autoantibodies, lupus, ANCA-positive vasculitis and other connective tissue diseases, and chronic urticaria. She has a dedicated nurse who can provide skin prick testing for the diagnosis of allergic disease at the time of your consultation, if you have avoided antihistamines in the preceding three days. Dr Berglund can also prescribe subcutaneous or sublingual immunotherapy, if indicated.

     

     

    She provides in-depth and caring assessment of all her patients.

  • PUBLICATIONS

    Dr Berglund has published papers on B-cell biology, immunodeficiency and Clinical immunology.

     

    A full list of her publications can be found on google scholar.

  • LOCATIONS

    NORWEST ROOMS

    Suite 4

    Hospital for Specialist Surgery (HSS)

    17-19 Solent Circuit

    Baulkham Hills NSW 2153

     

    Phone: 8711 0160

    Fax: 8624 4769

     

    Tuesdays: 8:00 - 14:00

    CONCORD ROOMS

    Concord Specialist Centre

    3/112 Majors Bay Rd

    Concord NSW 2137

     

    Phone: 8711 0160

    Fax: 8624 4769

     

    Tuesdays: 8:00 - 14:00

  • All Appointments: (02) 8711 0160

     

    To get the most out of your appointment please bring the following:

    • Referral from your doctor

    • Medicare card, DVA card, Pension Card

    • Recent blood tests and scan results

    • Hard copies of any CT scans, Ultrasounds, MRI or Xrays when available

    • Correspondence from other specialists and names of any doctors you attend

    • A list of your current medications and their doses

    If possible, patients should avoid antihistamines for 3 days prior to their appointment, to allow skin prick testing.

     

  • IMMUNOLOGY - ALLERGY - IMMUNODEFICIENCY