Specialist Physician – Renal Medicine/Nephrology Graduated Otago Medical School 1984; specialist training Wellington, Christchurch and Edinburgh. Returned from Edinburgh 1993 to take up current position as a renal physician at Middlemore Hospital. His private practice is based at East Care Specialist Centre with clinics at Waitemata Specialist Centre, Takapuna, and Queenstown. He set up and is the medical director of New Zealand’s only private haemodialysis unit, Nephrocare in Greenlane. Interests include all types of nephrology, especially investigation and management of renal impairment (reduced eGFR), renal stone disease, proteinuria, haematuria, renovascular disease, and diabetic nephropathy; nutrition in renal disease, management of urinary tract infections, and renal transplant medicine.