Abinun, Dr Mario

Dr Mario AbinunConsultant Paediatric Immunologist

  • Consultant Paediatric Immunologist
  • Tel: 0191 282 5260
  • GMC Code: 40388651
  • Qualifications: MD MSc DSc FRCP FRCPCH
  • Special Interests

    Primary immunodeficiency (immune system failures), rheumatic and autoimmune disorders, haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and infections in immunocompromised.

  • Biography

    I graduated from the Medical School, University of Sarajevo (1976), and completed training in Paediatrics at the Mother and Child Health Institute, Medical School, University of Belgrade (1983) where I was appointed as a Consultant in Paediatric Immunology (1987), and held posts of Head of Department (1990) and Assistant Professor of Paediatrcs (1991).

    I have been a senior member of the multidisciplinary team (MDT) since 1992, when I was invited to join the newly formed northern supra-regional centre for haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in children with primary immunodeficiencies in Newcastle.

  • Directorate

    Children’s Services

  • Hospital Base

    Great North Children’s Hospital, Royal Victoria Infirmary.

  • Clinics Provided

    Immunology/immunodeficiency and MDT HSCT follow-up, with outreach in Carlisle, Manchester, and Cardiff, combined rheumatology/vasculitis – with neurology and/or renal teams, periodic fever/autoinflammatory disorders.

  • Name of Secretary
    Stella Dickinson
  • Any other Information

    Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University.

  • Mario Abinun 
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