Duncan, Dr Christopher

Dr Christopher DuncanHonorary Consultant in Infectious Diseases

  • Honorary Consultant in Infectious Diseases
  • Tel: 0191 282 3854
  • GMC Code: 6071623
  • Qualifications: BMed Sci, MB ChB, MRCP (UK)
  • Special Interests

    Viral diseases including CNS infection and HIV
    Primary immunodeficiency
    Infection in immunocompromised hosts
    Autoinflammatory diseases
    Pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO)
    Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT)

  • Biography

    Following postgraduate training in General (Internal) Medicine in Glasgow, I did higher specialty training in Infectious Diseases in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Taking time out of clinical training I worked initially as a research fellow, and then undertook a PhD in viral immunology in the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford. At the end of my PhD, I moved to Newcastle to complete my clinical training, taking up an Academic Clinical Lectureship at Newcastle University in 2014. I was awarded a British Infection Association Research Fellowship in 2016 and appointed to my current position at the completion of my clinical training in 2017.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base


  • Clinics Provided

    General ID clinic
    Joint clinic with Immunology

  • Name of Secretary
    Michelle Hurst
  • Christopher Duncan 
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