Dr Andrew Bernard Palmer

Consultant Nephrologist

MB.BS FRCP

Year qualified:1980

Specialty

Personal profile

Consultant Q&A Kidney Disease

Dr Andrew Palmer’s Nephrological training was at Dulwich/Kings's College Hospital and St Mary's Hospital Renal Units. He was appointed Consultant Nephrologist at St Mary's Hospital in 1983 and moved to the Hammersmith Hospital in 2005. He holds an  Honorary Consultant posts at Harefield and Central Middlesex Hospitals.

Dr Palmer currently works in the West London Renal Centre at the Hammersmith Hospital which is the busiest unit in the country serving a population of 2 million with one of the highest rates of renal disease / renal failure in the UK. He is experienced in all aspects or renal disease including general nephrology and both acute and chronic renal failure. He has a longstanding experience of renal transplantation and his  research interests have been predominantly in this field in the past.

He always believes in providing the best possible care for his patients. He likes to feel that he uses his experience and skills to the best of his ability whilst providing a sympathetic understanding of the issues and implications of patient's medical problems, which is of particular importance in renal medicine.

Professional Memberships

  • Renal Association
  • British Transplant Society
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests

  • General Nephrology, including Glomerular disease, Hypertension and Renovascular disease
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Renal transplantation

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