Professor Alexander Woywodt: Renal medicine
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Professor Alexander Woywodt

Renal medicine

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About me

I trained as a nephrologist and I am on the specialist register for Renal and General Internal Medicine.

I was appointed Consultant Physician and Nephrologist with an interest in undergraduate education at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2007. I have been in this role for 10 years now. in my NHS role I see patients with a wide variety of kidney problems. My subspecialty interest is kidney transplantation and I lead our transplant listing programme and see patients after transplantation.

I have a lead role in education and have been Associate Undergraduate Dean since 2011.

I also have a strong research background and obtained a lecturer degree in Medicine with a thesis on small-vessel vasculitis. I have published 150+publications on a variety of topics in Renal Medicine. I have contributed two chapters to Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology. I am Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN) and Distinguished Fellow of the European Renal Association (FERA). I am Honorary Clinical Professor.

In my private practice I see patients with chronic kidney disease of all stages except those on dialysis or close to needing dialysis. I also see patients with difficult to control blood pressure or proteinuria (protein in the urine).

Areas of interest

Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertension

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