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Dr James Pattison is a leading consultant nephrologist based in London. His specialisms are urinary tract infections, diabetic kidney disease, hypertension, and all stages of chronic kidney disease. He also has a specialist interest in glomerular diseases and kidney transplantation. He privately practices at London Bridge Hospital, BMI The Blackheath Hospital and The Private Outpatients Consulting Rooms clinic in the capital. His NHS base is Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, where he has practiced for over 25 years. 

Dr Pattison has a very busy clinical practice and alongside receiving impressive reviews from his patients, he is noted for his involvement as a principal investigator in clinical trials. These study new immunosuppressive agents used in kidney transplantation treatment.        

Dr Pattison has an impressive educational history, qualifying from Oxford University in 1987. He went on to undergo higher training in renal medicine, both nationally at Guy’s Hospital, and internationally at Stanford University in California, USA.

Dr Pattison is also a respected name in medical academia. He has authored two books, written several book chapters and co-authored several publications, mainly in the field of kidney transplantation. His work also has also been widely published in peer-reviewed journals.   

Furthermore, Dr Pattison is an active member of various professional bodies including the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), The UK Kidney Association (UKKA) and the British Transplantation Society (BTS) alongside The Medico-Legal Society. 

Especialista en

Proteinuria (protein in the urine)

What is it? Proteinuria happens when there is protein in the urine, a high amount is considered over 150 mg.   ...

Chronic kidney disease

What is chronic kidney disease (CKD)? Chronic kidney disease, also known as ...

Urinary tract infection

What is a urinary tract infection? Urinary tract infection (UTI) refers to inflammation in the urinary tract caused by bacteria, the most commo...

Kidney transplantation

What is a kidney transplant? A kidney transplant is an operation that involves placing a healthy kidney in a person with kidney failure. To do ...

Diabetic nephropathy

What is diabetic nephropathy?        When ...

Haematuria (blood in the urine)

Index: What is haematuria?...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Acidosis
  • Acute kidney failure
  • Acute kidney injury (AKI)
  • Amyloidosis
  • Atherosclerotic renal disease
  • Bruised kidney
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Conn's syndrome (Primary aldosteronism)
  • Cysts
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Dialysis
  • Gallstones
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Haematuria (blood in the urine)
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Kidney biopsy
  • Kidney infection
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Lupus
  • Nephritic syndrome
  • Nephrocalcinosis
  • Nephropathy (Kidney disease)
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Polycystic kidney disease (PKD)
  • Pregnancy and kidney disease
  • Proteinuria (protein in the urine)
  • Renal artery embolism
  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Renal papillary necrosis
  • Uremia
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Wilm's tumour

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  • London Bridge Hospital
    27 Tooley Street SE1 2PR - London (SE1 South Bank London)
    (+44) 02037442773
  • BMI The Blackheath Hospital
    40-42 Lee Terrace, Blackheath SE3 9UD - London (East London)
    (+44) 02037442773
  • The Private Outpatients Consulting Rooms at St Thomas Hospital
    199 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7UT - London (SE1 South Bank London)
    (+44) 02037442773

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