Nephrology

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Dr Hugh Cairns

Consultant Nephrologist
Qualifications:

MB BS, MRCP, MD, FRCP

Year qualified:

1979

GMC No. or equivalent

2506144

Primary speciality:

Nephrology

Specialist interests:

Peritoneal dialysis
Haemodialysis
Chronic kidney disease

Professional memberships:

Royal College of Physicians

Telephone:

+44 (0)20 3299 3572

Consulting address:

Guthrie Clinic
King's College Hospital
NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

Biography

Dr Cairns is a Consultant Nephrologist with a specialist interest in peritoneal dialysis, haemodialysis and chronic kidney disease. Dr Cairns trained at Guy’s Hospital Medical School and at the University of London. He was the Clinical Director of the Renal Unit at Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for 10 years and Clinical Director at the Institute of Liver Studies for 4 years. His research interests are in the presentation of chronic kidney disease; effects of exercise on kidney function and the use of peritoneal dialysis.

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