MBChB (Cape Town), D.Phil. (Oxon), FRCP
Associate Professor of Medicine Emeritus Fellow; formerly Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Medicine

Academic Background

I qualified in Medicine in 1973 from University of Cape Town, before becoming a Rhodes Scholar at Keble College from 1975-8. I obtained my D.Phil. in Transplant Immunology in the Nuffield Department of Surgery, supervised by Professor Sir Peter Morris, FRS. I undertook specialist training in nephrology at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School London 1982-1988. I am now Associate Professor of Medicine, Oxford University and a Consultant Nephrologist (part time) at the Oxford Kidney Unit Oxford University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. FRCP 1992.

Undergraduate Teaching

Clinical Medicine - nephrology; Examiner Final BM.

Postgraduate Teaching

Myeloma kidney; CKD; Examiner Graduate Entry; Examiner Royal College of Physicians.

Research Interests

Polycystic Kidney Disease, Myeloma, Erythropoietin Iron metabolism in haemodialysis, Chronic Kidney Disease epidemiology.

Family and hobbies

Married to Beryl, a science school mistress and four sons - two medics, a vet and a chemistry school master. Gardner - Roses, Dinghy Sailor, very amateur historian, walking my spaniel.

Other Information

Governor Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Member of Council of Medical Defence Union

Expert Witness in nephrology

Trustee Oxford Kidney Unit Trust Fund


Subject notes for courses taught at Jesus College: Medicine

See also Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine website.