Dr Nasir Abbas

Consultant Nephrologist

MBBS, MRCP, DME, FRCP

Year qualified:1987

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Nasir Abbas trained in Nephrology and General Medicine in Manchester. He has been working as a consultant nephrologist at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital since 2001.

His clinical practice includes all aspects of renal medicine including general nephrology, dialysis and transplantation. His special clinical interests are management of patients with chronic kidney disease including their work-up for dialysis and transplantation, management of acute kidney injury management of patients on home haemodialysis, haematoproteinuria, glomerular diseases and hypertention.

Dr Abbas’s main research interest is in interaction between kidney and cardiovascular disease and role of cardiac biomarkers in chronic kidney disease. He has published his work on cardiac troponins and BNP in non-dialysis patients with chronic kidney disease.

He is actively involved in teaching medical students and junior doctors and organises weekly teaching programmes for continuous medical education for the renal department.

Professional Memberships

  • British Renal Association
  • Royal College of Physicians

Clinical Interests

  • Haematuria and proteinuria
  • Hypertension
  • Glomerula diseases (membranous nephropathy, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, IgA nephropathy)
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Electrolyte abnormalities

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