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Date: 20 August 2019

Time: 19:56

Consultant directory

With so many consultants, all with special interests, we appreciate it can be difficult for GPs to make the right referral choice, and it can be confusing for patients.

This consultant directory is offered as an easy reference guide to the specific clinical services and interests of all the consultants working at or for University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

Browse by category results: renal medicine

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    Dr Fouad Al-Baaj

    Dr Fouad Al-Baaj, Consultant Nephrologist

    MD, MRCPI, FRCP. Training Aleppo University, Syria, trained in general and renal medicine in Newcastle and Manchester, Consultant Nephrologist at UHB since 2007 Interests: AKI, CKD-MBD, Dialysis, Diabetic Nephropathy and Renal Disease in Pregnancy

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    Professor Simon T Ball

    Professor Simon T Ball, Consultant Nephrologist

    Director of Digital Healthcare. Past President of the British Renal Society. He has clinical and research interests in transplantation and the use of electronic records to improve patient care.

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    Dr Richard J Borrows

    Dr Richard J Borrows, Consultant Nephrologist

    Qualified from Cambridge University. Underwent further specialist training in London and Sydney. Has a particular interest in kidney transplantation. Has a productive research program in the clinical and translational aspects of transplantation.

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    Professor Paul Cockwell

    Professor Paul Cockwell, Consultant Nephrologist

    Qualified from the University of Wales in 1987. Trained in general medicine in South Wales and Leeds, and as a renal physician in the West Midlands. A member and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. Has a PhD in the immunology of renal disease.

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    Dr Clara Day

    Dr Clara Day, Consultant Nephrologist

    Qualified from University of Oxford, 1995. Trained as a junior in general medicine at QE and Selly Oak hospitals before training in renal medicine. Has clinical interests in inflammatory renal diseases, pregnancy in renal disease and haemodialysis.

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    Dr Helen Eddington

    Dr Helen Eddington, Consultant Nephrologist

    Trained in Birmingham and graduated in 1996. Completed training in Manchester and awarded a PhD in Chronic Kidney Disease - mineral bone disorder.

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    Professor Charles J Ferro

    Professor Charles J Ferro, Consultant Nephrologist

    First qualified from the University of Edinburgh before moving onto specialist renal medicine training and a PhD from Edinburgh; main interest is in the aetiology and treatment of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease.

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    Dr Lukas Foggensteiner

    Dr Lukas Foggensteiner, Consultant Physician and Nephrologist

    He has helped establish a specialist renal genetic service and, in 2010, was awarded funding for a national service for the rare disease Bardet Biedle syndrome. He has an interest in peritoneal dialysis and leads the unit's PD programme.

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    Dr Peter Hewins

    Dr Peter Hewins, Consultant Nephrologist, Clinical Service Lead

    Qualified from the University of Birmingham in 1994. his main clinical and research interests are immune-mediated inflammatory renal disease, particularly systemic vasculitis, systemic lupus erythematosis and primary glomerular disease.

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    Dr Mark Jesky

    Dr Mark Jesky, Consultant Nephrologist

    Qualified from Leicester Warwick Medical School in 2004. Training in the West Midlands. Interests include the identification, risk stratification and management of individuals at high risk of progressive chronic kidney disease.

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    Dr Lavanya Kamesh

    Dr Lavanya Kamesh, Consultant Nephrologist

    Qualified from University of Madras, India. Trained as a junior doctor in Hull and East Yorkshire hospitals and as a renal physician in the West Midlands. Has clinical interest in inflammatory renal diseases and peritoneal dialysis.

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    Dr Graham W Lipkin

    Dr Graham W Lipkin, Consultant Nephrologist

    BSc, MD, FRCP. Training University of Leeds, St Bartholomews Hospital, London and UHB. Specialist interests: renal transplantation, pregnancy in women with kidney disease, metabolic renal disease, renal artery stenosis and hypertension.

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    Dr Matthew Morgan

    Dr Matthew Morgan, Honorary Consultant Nephrologist and Clinical Senior Lecturer

    Qualified from University of Birmingham. Completed speciality training in the West Midlands. Main clinical and research interest is inflammatory renal disease, particularly vasculitis management and the long term complications of immunosuppression.

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    Dr Tanya Pankhurst

    Dr Tanya Pankhurst, Consultant Nephrologist

    Trained in Newcastle in renal medicine. Now a Lead for Electronic Patient Record at UHB. Specialist in transplant medicine, transition medicine (for young adults coming into adult services) and dialysis. Lead in developing EPR, including PICS at UHB.

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    Dr Jennifer Pinney

    Dr Jennifer Pinney, Consultant Nephrologist

    Qualified from the University of Nottingham in 2003. Trained in general medicine in Birmingham and renal medicine in London. Awarded an MD from UCL in Amyloidosis. Interests include monoclonal disease and systemic amyloidosis.

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    Dr Adnan Sharif

    Dr Adnan Sharif, Consultant Nephrologist

    Qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 2002. Trained in general medicine in Cardiff and completed his nephrology training in Cardiff and Birmingham. Special interests: kidney transplantation from both a clinical and research perspective.

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    Dr Stephanie Stringer

    Dr Stephanie Stringer, Consultant Nephrologist

    Graduated in 2002, UofB. Completed higher training in Nephrology and General Medicine 2005. Became Consultant in 2013 and awarded a CCT in Nephrology in 2014. Interests include pre-dialysis care, vascular access also acute and complex haemodialysis.

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    Dr Stuart William Smith

    Dr Stuart William Smith, Consultant Nephrologist

    Graduated from the University of Birmingham, 2003. Research interests in renal fibrosis and immune mediated kidney disease.