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Herts KidneyCare

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DR CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE

I am a consultant nephrologist specialising in the treatment of patients with medical kidney problems. I see patients with a wide spectrum of medical disorders from abnormalities in the urine or biochemical abnormalities in the blood tests to complex multi-system illnesses like vasculitis. I treat patients with all stages of chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury.

I studied medicine at St Mary's Hospital Medical School (now part of Imperial College, London) qualifying as a doctor in 2001. I worked at St Mary's Hospital, The Royal Brompton Hospital and Chelsea Westminster Hospital before joining the prestigious North Thames Nephrology training rotation as a Specialist Registrar. I trained in nephrology, transplantation and general medicine at The Hammersmith Hospital, The Lister Hospital, The Hillingdon Hospital and Southend University Hospital. During my training I also gained a Master's degree in Law.

I undertook research training at Imperial College, London (Based at The Hammersmith Hospital) on transplant immunology and I was awarded doctorate in 2014.

I was appointed as consultant nephrologist with a specialist interest in transplantation in East & North Hertfordshire in 2012, I am the joint clinical lead for transplantation and I am the clinical lead for nephrology at St Albans City Hospital.

In 2016 I was appointed an honorary consultant nephrologist at Addenbrooke's Hospital (Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) undertaking a weekly transplant clinic.

 

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Clinical Interests

Kidney diseases I treat include: glomerulonephritis, diabetic nephropathy, hypertensive nephropathy, polycystic Kidney disease, kidney stones, urinary tract infections, renovascular disease, lupus, vasculitis, nephrotic syndrome, chronic kidney disease, acute kidney injury.

Medical problems I treat include: hypertension. I also provide a general 'medical' service, report writing.

Procedures I perform include: kidney biopsies and line insertions.

I also undertake medicolegal work.

Qualifications and Degrees

MD(Res) 2014 Imperial College, London.

MRCP(Nephrology) 2009 Royal College of Physicians (UK)

LLM 2009 De Montfort Law School

MRCP(UK) 2004 Royal College of Physicians (UK)

MBBS 2001 Imperial College, London

BSc (Hons) 1998 Imperial College, London

Professional Membership

The Renal Association

The British Transplantation Society

The Royal College of Physicians of London

Academic Interests

In addition to my full time clinical work I am also active in medical research. I am co-supervising a PhD student at the University of Hertfordshire, I have presented research at national and international conferences, including the American Society of Nephrologists and the American Transplant Congress,

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Lawrence Medical Ltd
Company Number 08316952
Registered Office: The Old Wheel House, 31-37 Church Street, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0AD

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