About Nephrology

  • The Department of Nephrology has for the past 30 years provided a wealth of experience in the comprehensive management of kidney problems.

    Our mission

    To provide the highest standard of individualised care to children with kidney and urinary diseases.

    Department profile

    The Nephrology Unit has over 3000 children attending the kidney Outpatient's clinic.  The main areas of service offered by the Department are:

    • Consultation, kidney biopsy, and other diagnostic procedures
    • Living-related and deceased donor kidney transplantation
    • Urological surgery and support
    • Specialist end-stage kidney failure procedures


    • Dr Joshua Kausman - Director
    • Dr Amanda Walker
    • Dr Cathy Quinlan
    • Dr Lilian Johnstone
    • Dr David Metz
    • Dr Thomas Forbes
    • Dr. Matthew Sypek 


    • Urinary Reflux - Information for parents of children with Vesico-Ureteric (Urinary) Reflux 
    • Nephrotic Syndrome  
    • An introduction to kidney transplantation for children

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