Dr Makwana graduated from the University of Birmingham Medical School and completed his paediatric training within the West Midlands. He went on to work at Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool and gained an MD from the Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Liverpool. He is currently a consultant at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust and leads the multi-disciplinary paediatric allergy service cross site. The service sees around 3000 patients per year. He has been highly commended for excellence in customer care and the paediatric allergy service has been nominated for a number of quality of care awards. The service offers innovative treatments including nasal phototherapy, immunotherapy and specific oral tolerance induction to milk and egg. He is one of the authors of the Management of Cows Milk Protein Allergy Guideline for BSACI. His clinical and educational work in the field of paediatric allergy has been recognized with accreditation as a Paediatric Allergist from the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and most recently as appointed chair of the Paediatric Allergy Committee of the British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI).